AFS Intercultural Programs, a 75 year-old non-profit organization, provides international student exchange programs for foreign exchange students coming to the USA and, also, American students going abroad. AFS-USA(https://www.afsusa.org/) is built and sustained by local Volunteers and Families who are supported by AFS-USA National Staff.AFS-KC brings families and students together to promote insight, mutual respect, and cultural understanding among people throughout the world.AFS opens doors to diverse, global experiences and relationships for our local families and communities. We ...


329 NW Rockhill Lane

Member since September 2019, Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City works to clear the path to a child's biggest possible future by matching them with a caring, adult mentor in a one-to-one friendship. "Bigs" help "Littles" ignite, empower and defend their potential by standing with them. Last year, 100% of the Senior Littles graduated high school, 83% reported improved self esteem and 71% reported improved grades since being matched.


1709 Walnut Street

Member Since October 2017, Through its commitment to charity and community, Children's Mercy Hospital has been a driving force to improve health conditions for those in the Greater Kansas City area. In 2012, Children's Mercy provided over 120 million dollars of uncompensated care, demonstrating their support for the city. Children's Mercy Hospital has collaborated with the International Relations Council on numerous occasions to provide programming around numerous topics, namely health issues.


2401 Gillham Road

Member Since October 2013,  The CGSC Foundation promotes the development of military leaders of character and competence for ethical service to the nation


100 Stimson Avenue, Suite 1149

Member since October 2017,  Since 1974, the Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation has fostered cross-cultural activities and exchanges that enrich the citizens of the United States and China.


800 East 51st St

Member Since December 2019, Founded in 1920, The English-Speaking Union of the United States (ESU) is a non-profit, educational organization that employs the English language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, teachers and its members.The ESU strives to inspire common bonds—person-to-person, one conversation, one presentation, and one exchange at a time. The ESU carries out its work through a network of more than 60 branches in the U.S. and affiliates in the United Kingdom and 54 other countries, sponsoring a variety ...


4265 Clark Avenue, #215

Member since July 2022, Ensemble Ibérica performs music from Ibéria (Spain and Portugal) and other areas of the world connected to the Iberian diaspora while educating the public about Ibérian cultural influence.


4001 Gladstone Blvd

Member Since January 2018, The Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City was created in 1980 under the direction of Mayor Berkley, brother to the International Relations Council's founder Elliot Berkley, as a vehicle to encourage a better understanding ethnic identity by promoting the preservation of ethnic culture, language, customs, music and folk dance. Its most well known event, the Ethnic Enrichment Festival, is held the third full weekend of August in Swope Park. This event provides our community with the opportunity to share food, music, dance, crafts and culture with each other. ...


4600 E. 63rd Street

Member Since May 2021, "38 of education and advocacy with a focus on education, equity, children's human rights and non-discrimination against women, environmental sustainability, non-violence and peace building." MISSIONCultivating global citizenship in the greater Kansas City community through multicultural education.VISIONAn inclusive community of Diversity, Ecology, Equity, and Peace strengthened by education.VALUESEducation provides the sensitivity and understanding that humankind shares the same destiny regardless of nationality, race, religion, or ethnic background.People have the ...


31 W 31st Street

Member Since March 2022, According to the National Register for Historic Places, the Guadalupe Centers is the Longest Continuously Operating Agency Serving Latinos in the United States. OUR MISSION TO: improve the quality of life for individuals in the Latino communities of Greater Kansas City We accomplish our mission by: Providing early childhood, secondary, adult education and workforce training programs. Facilitating access to health and social services for all ages. Promoting and providing Latino cultural enrichment events. Sponsoring social activities that engage our diverse ...


1015 Avenida Cesar E Chavez