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A Message From The President

To Our Members and Supporters,

With the reopening of California, we are excited and looking forward to connecting with Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall members in person.

Your feedback to our recent members’ survey was informative and directional – thank you! We’re thrilled to be hosting our first in-person event this month for those members who are ready!
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Join a community of thoughtful and civic minded individuals passionate about discussing domestic and international affairs, politics, and policy.

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Gain access to a variety of members-only programs and benefits.

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Enjoy special opportunities to learn from, and exchange ideas with, national and global leaders and experts.



Who We Are and Why We Matter

We Are A Unique Public Forum Fostering Civic Dialogue And Global Community

As the largest speaker’s forum in Southern California, we facilitate forward-thinking events with leading experts in international and domestic affairs. Our members and audiences come together each week with a shared commitment to wrestle with today’s most pressing political issues through in-depth analysis, civil discussion, and global perspectives.

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Meet our board

Jessica Dugandzic

Vice President of Events

Alexander Messmann

Executive Vice President

Kim McCleary Blue

President & CEO


We're excited to launch a new monthly webinar, "The Dan Schnur Political Report," which moves beyond partisan bickering to offer a smarter conversation about politics.

Join us and political expert @danschnur the 1st Tuesday of every month!

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