Your Membership is a powerful act in supporting the global education of our Hampton Roads community - all ages, backgrounds, and financial means. A thriving democracy and a vibrant community requires citizens like you who want to learn more about the world so that they can act confidently within it. Our members are our most critical support and we consider them partners in everything that we accomplish. Together we connect, engage, and grow. As a Member, you join nearly 500,000 other like-minded leaders from around the country who have pledged their membership in the World Affairs Councils of America, the largest international affairs non-profit organization.
    Our mission is to expand the awareness of foreign policy and diplomacy for the citizens of Hampton Roads in order to promote a broader understanding of issues of global importance. The World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan educational organization. Your membership allows you to realize a tax deduction to the extent of the the law.

World Affairs Council Personal Membership Benefits

All Members
•Free events or discounted programs throughout the year
•Opportunity to network with like-minded community leaders
•Access to exclusive travel opportunities
•Discounts on many leading publications
•Support the Council’s education outreach, which promotes interest and understanding of world affairs to   students and seeks annual opportunities to extend educational resources to area teachers focusing on international affairs
•Member pricing at World Affairs Councils of America National Convention
•Council and community updates via monthly e-newsletter and website
•Realize a tax deduction for a 501(C)3 membership to the extent permitted by law

Full-time students ($10), High School Educators ($35) and active-duty military/NATO ($35) enjoy basic benefits at the Individual level plus free admission to the Great Decisions program.  Students will also receive a certificate of attendance for Great Decisions.