Great Decisions

Increase your awareness of global issues during this eight-week discussion series.

GCIV serves as the statewide coordinator for the Great Decisions Program by helping facilitate discussion groups and lecture series that give participants the opportunity to expand their understanding of world affairs.

Topics change annually and are based on the Foreign Policy Association’s nonpartisan briefing book. Contact Kristin Fairchild for more information.

Great Decisions Lecture Series

Dunwoody United Methodist Church

Meets every Thursday at 7:30 PM January 7 – February 25, 2016

Location: 1548 Mt. Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Cost: $35 (individual rate includes briefing book), $45 (companion rate if sharing briefing book) or free to Consul Level ($100) and above GCIV members.

Click here for more details on the lecture series and how you can register online!

Additional Discussion Group Locations

Central UCC Great Decisions
Mary Ellen Myers, Ginnie Ferrell,
2676 Clairmont Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
Start Date: January 24, 2016 9:30 – 10:45 AM

LifeSpan Resources
Peggy Palmiter
3003 Howell Mill Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Start Date: January 14, 2016 11:15am

Piedmont College
Mark Gardner
1021 Central Avenue
Demorest, GA 30535
Start Date: January 12, 2016 3:00pm

2016 Discussion Topics

Middle East Alliances

The Rise of ISIS

The Future of Kurdistan


The Koreas

The United Nations

Climate change

Cuba and the U.S.