Programs Open to the Public

At this time, 5CLIR in-person programs are continuing online, via Zoom.
Registration is required for both members and non-members to receive the Zoom link.

Facilitators:  various members
Date/time: Friday mornings, 2021 Fall Schedule

Encore is a re-presentation of the best presentations from the previous semester. Nominations are made to moderators from each class, or directly to the Encore team. Presenters who are nominated have the option of presenting, and of updating their presentation with additional material before giving it during an Encore session.

The facilitators can be emailed at
John Armstrong
Elisa Campbell

Foreign Policy Lecture Series
Four Fridays in April (2022 season TBA)
9:30 AM – Noon

Established in 1918, the Foreign Policy Association is a non-profit education organization and sponsor of the Great Decisions program.
Great Decisions is a national civic-education program that encourages participants to:

  • Learn about U.S. foreign policy and global issues

  • Discuss multiple viewpoints in a group setting

  • Take part in a national opinion survey

Tickets are available, for a single lecture or the series, for online purchase starting in March. Tickets for members are discounted.