Education is vital for fostering global citizenship and building peaceful societies.
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We see geo-literacy as providing the tools that will enable communities to protect natural and cultural resources, reduce violent conflict, and improve the quality of life worldwide. However, having a geo-literate populace is also critical for maintaining economic competitiveness, quality of life, and national security in our modern, interconnected world.
Daniel C. Edelson
The Peoria Area World Affairs Council strives to engage students of all ages.
One of the premier programs is the Annual International Scholastic Bowl each November.
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