Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group- (A New Civic Discussion Group at the Library!) Tuesday, September 27 at 6:00 p.m.

The Hagaman Memorial is excited to announce the first meeting of its new Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion group on Tuesday evening, September 27 at 6:00 p.m. Great Decisions is a national, civic-education program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association 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 ballot survey on policy issues

Established in 1918, the Foreign Policy Association is a not-for-profit, education organization and sponsor of the Great Decisions program.

Discussion topics include Changing Demographics, Outer Space, Climate Change, Russia and the U.S., Myanmar and ASEAN, Quad Alliance, Biden’s Agenda and more! The first meeting of Hagaman Memorial Library’s Great Decisions Foreign Policy discussion group will take place on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s Community room. The topic of discussion will be Russia and the U.S. 

The group discussion leader and facilitator will be David Thomas. David is a retired Lawyer with high level degrees including a Law Degree from Harvard, a PhD in Religion, Doctorate in Political Science, and more.

The group is free and open to young adults and adults. To become a member of the group, sign-up at Hagaman Memorial Library’s adult circulation desk and check out a copy of the Great Decisions briefing book. You can also sign-up by calling the library at 203-468-3890 or by contacting Chris at or Cynthia at

Extra parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot on 250 Main Street (across the street from the library), in the KeyBank parking lot next to the library (after 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays) and in the Stop and Shop lot behind the library, accessible from Messina Drive.