Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by a panel of experts. Below are this year's topics.
- Refugees and Global Migration
- The Middle East: Regional Disorder
- Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?
- The Rise of Populism in Europe
- Decoding U.S.-China Trade
- Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics
- The United States and Mexico: Partnership Tested
- State of the State Department and Diplomacy
Click here for more information on any topic.
Meetings will start the week of February 10th and will continue every other week thereafter until the final meeting on the week of May 19th. There are three separate meeting times as indicated below and you may attend any of the three meetings.
|Tuesdays, 1-3pm||EOC Room (adjacent to Piedmont Police Dept.)|
|Wednesdays, 7-9pm||40 Highland Ave., Piedmont|
|Thursdays, 9-11am||EOC Room|
The cost of the program (to cover materials) is $30. You may sign up using the button below if you would like to pay online via PayPal. (You do not need a PayPal account.)
You may also send a check made out to "League of Women Voters of Piedmont" to Ward Lindenmayer, 40 Highland Ave., Piedmont, CA 94611. Note in the memo section that the check is for "Great Decisions." Please email Ward Lindenmayer at wardandelaine [at] comcast.net if you have any questions or would like more information. Note: you do not need to be a League of Women Voters member to participate.