June 2020, the United Nations of Atlanta welcomed a new president to lead the chapter and a new board member who will manage the chapter's public relations. Tiffany Irene Coulibaly, a member of the organization since 2010, who has served in multiple board positions and served on the National Council of UNA-USA, will spearhead the chapter as its new president for the next three years. Valencia Jackson a communications professional with UNICEF will hold the position as the chapter's new VP of Communications for the next two years. Both incoming members will be officially announced during the chapter's annual Meeting Membership Day, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6pm EST.
Our nation has been at protest for far beyond the nearly 100 days that have passed since George Floyd's murder; for generations, our neighbors, community members, friends, and loved ones have struggled for justice, support, and their inherent right to life.
Last week's violence and heartbreak in Kenosha, Wisconsin is a tragic reminder that our work to advance universal human rights and dignity is far from over.
UNA-NCA's Advocacy Team has produced a new report on the UN, the US, and Anti-Racism, documenting the UN's role in the global fight against racism. This report offers a foundation from which we can thoughtfully deliberate the future we hope to collaboratively forge.
Access the report here.