WE ARE HIRING! The World Affairs Council of Tacoma is actively seeking a part-time Administrator to help coordinate council operations. If you're interested please visit our job listing for more information. 

The World Affairs Council Tacoma (WACT) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to promote public understanding of world affairs and to enhance the ability of its members to engage in a global community.

We feature guest speakers such as international figures, academics, business professionals, and journalists.  Speakers provide the opportunity for participants to engage in meaningful discussions about world affairs.

upcoming events

View previous events here. Don't forget to check out events at our sister organization, Olympia World Affairs Council.

Missed an event? Check out our WAC Tacoma YouTube channel for recordings of our programming!


Are you an avid reader? Come join our monthly book club!

This season's theme is: Espionage and Travel

Thursday, October 27

THE DAY OF
THE JACKAL

by Frederick Forsyth

Thursday, December 1

BLUE HIGHWAYS: A
Journey into America

by William Least Heat-Moon

Thursday, December 29

THE QUIET
AMERICAN

by Graham Greene

Thursday, January 26

BETWEEN THE WOODS
AND THE WATER

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Thursday, February 23

CASINO
ROYALE

by Ian Fleming

Thursday, March 30

THE VALLEYS OF
THE ASSASSINS

by Freya Stark

Thursday, April 27

THE CATCH

by Michael Herron

Thursday, May 25

DOWN AND OUT IN
PARIS AND LONDON

by George Orwell

Thursday, June 29

AN AGENT
IN PLACE

by Robert Little

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Our membership is a group of Tacomans and South Sounders who are passionate about fostering global engagement and aiding in connecting our region with the rest of the world. We are always looking for like-minded individuals to help us in our mission.

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950 Pacific Avenue, Suite 310, Tacoma, Washington 98402
Phone: 253-251-2750 | Email: administrator@wactacoma.com
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World Affairs Council Tacoma is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America network.

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