The World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, founded in 2003, is a forum for citizen education and participation in international issues. The Council is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) and serves Dutchess, Ulster and Orange Counties in New York.


Upcoming Events:

nflSlavery Today:  A Film Screening and Community Discussion About Human Trafficking

Two screenings of “Not My Life,” Robert Bilheimer’s searing documentary film on human trafficking followed by commentary from a panel of local experts, will kick off our fall programming.  Screenings are free and open to the public.   Presented with support from the Carlson Foundation.

  • Monday, Sept. 22, 6:00 pm, James & Betty Hall Theater, Dutchess Community College.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7:15 pm, Rosendale Theater, Rosendale, in conjunction with Mid Hudson Valley Chapter of Amnesty International.