Saturday, August 13, 2016
51 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
College, High School, Middle School and Elementary students join UNA-ATL for the STEM event of the year! Students will have the opportunity to meet with environmentalists, scientists, politicians, activists, and more while participating in aqua-robotics, gardening-to-go, arts and crafts and space camp!
Saturday, August 13, 2016
51 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Join us Thursday, August 4, 2016 for the viewing and intimate discussion of the film, Hiroshima Bound, a personal documentary by Director Marty Lucas that tracks the construction of America’s collective memory of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Lucas will take you on a journey, through his own efforts as a visual artist, to understand his relation to the Bomb, following the complex histories of specific images and image makers, both Japanese and American, as they intertwine with the stories of survivors and his own legacy as a child of the Atomic Age.
View Trailer of Hiroshima Bound Here: www.hiroshimabound.com/trailer
Following the film, Director Marty Lucas will join us via Skype to discuss his inspiration behind the films creation.
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: Film beginning at 7PM
Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
This film screening is co-hosted by: Nuclear Watch South (www.nonukesyall.org), Atlanta Peace Trails, Atlanta Grandmothers for Peace, Chattooga Conservancy, Dances of Universal Peace, Georgia WAND, Partnerships in Peace, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Peace Network and UUCA Humanist Fellowship, Upstate Peace Network.
JOIN UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION OF ATLANTA
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Time: 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: 412 Nolan St. SE Atlanta, GA
Please view this great video on how to plant a tree prior to volunteering.
TO VOLUNTEER PLEASE EMAIL NALAT PHANIT-BLACK AT
Community service hours will be awarded to students.
Day of event point of contact person:
Trees Atlanta Volunteer Coordinator: Brian Williams: 912.856.1600
In response to our partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. we are on a mission to transform 10,000 high school students into global citizens, through the ModelUN program!
WE NEED YOU!
Join us the afternoon of Feb. 21 as we guide and learn from high school scholars in the Model UN program! There will be 29 scholars representing 10 different countries addressing various issues such globalization, gender equality, science, climate change and combating racism. We need volunteers to come and inspire the students to become global citizens! Your duty will simple be to support, encourage and inspire!
To join in this transforming simulation email:
DATE: FEB. 21, 2016
TIME: 3-6 PM
BRIEFING: There are approximately 29 scholars within the chapter's program where students are divided into 10 countries (2 delegates/country). The mini-simulation debate/discussion that will take place on Feb. 21 is Combating Racism. Each scholar is given detailed background information to prepare for the simulation. You must register as a volunteer by FEB 14, 2015. We will have a conference call/meeting to discuss the event PRIOR to Feb 21. That meeting will take place Feb 17, 2016.
The countries that will be represented are:
To Learn More About The Partnership Visit Our Advocacy & Education Page
UNA-USA and Emory University Present Special Documentary Screening in Celebration of the United Nations’ 70th Anniversary
The United Nations Association of the United States of America, Atlanta Chapter (UNA-Atlanta) will partner with Emory University’s International Relations Association (EIRA) to host the award-winning documentary Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness produced by filmmakers Lekha Singh and Roger Spottiswoode. The special viewing will be a part of celebratory events across the country for the United Nations’ (UN) 70th Anniversary, October 24.
The screening will take place
Thursday, October 8
Goodrich C. White Hall, room 207
301 Dowman Dr., Atlanta
The event is free and open to the public, with light refreshments and a reception
To register Click link below, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call:
Vice President of Programs, Betsy Rivard at (404) 261-9696
In Beyond Right & Wrong, victims of three devastating conflicts, the Rwandan Genocide, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Troubles in Northern Ireland struggle to forgive without sacrificing their need for justice. This transformative documentary allows viewers to delve deeply into the familiar battles for reconciliation and recovery, opening their eyes to the multifaceted expression of human resilience and the mission of the UN.
“The stories broke my heart yet gave me enormous hope,” says producer Lekha Singh.
The documentary has won multiple awards: Best Avant-Garde Film in 2013, American Psychological Association; Best Documentary Film, Fingal Film Festival; Runnerup for Best Documentary, LA Jewish Film Festival and garnered worldwide attention since its initial release last year.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the film to the General Assembly before adopting a far-reaching resolution for the peaceful mediation of conflict.
In addition to the screening there will be a special feature on the history of the United Nations over the last 70 years.
On September 25, 2015, the global Sustainability Developmental Goals (SDG) of the United Nations will replace the Millennium Development Goals as a new universal set of targets and indicators, that will guide nations' agendas and political priorities over the next 15 years in tackling global issues such as poverty and inequality.
To introduce the SDGs, the United Nations Association, Atlanta Chapter (UNA-Atlanta) is partnering with local and international organizations including: The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Global Citizen, ONE, Emory University and The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) at the Global Goals and Human Rights Celebration on Monday, September 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The evening will feature a panel of speakers from each organization and presentations that will lay out the adoption of the United Nations new objectives.
The event is free and open to the public.
Reservations are encouraged.
To register visit, http://globalgoalsatl.splashthat.com/
Global Goals and Human Rights Celebration
Monday, September 21, 7 PM - 9 PM
Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen, Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30313
We are excited to announce that the United Nations Association of Atlanta (UNA-Atlanta) will be partnering with the Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) for our fall 2015 UNA-Volunteer Day project! Come meet and greet with your fellow UNA-Atlanta members and Board of Directors as we assist CPF at Clarkdale Elementary, in Cobb County, beautify their school garden.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
(Event begins at 9 a.m., join us at 8:30 a.m. for a light breakfast)
Location: Clarkdale Elementary
4725 Ewing Rd, Austell, GA 30106
WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS
What to expect: A lot of weed pulling and general garden clean-up. We will be focusing our efforts on clearing out garden beds for students to use.
What to bring & wear: Water, snacks, perhaps a brimmed hat, bug spray, sunscreen & wear CLOSED TOE SHOES. CPF will provide tools, gloves, and other necessary equipment to use during the workday.
Where to park: As you enter the school ground please follow the drive way to the right of the school. The path will lead you through a school bus parking area and around to the back of the school where the garden is located. There is plenty of parking available.
Day of event point of contact persons:
UNA-Atlanta's VP of Membership & Data Operations: Moorisa Tjokro: (404) 824-6694
CPF Volunteer Coordinator: Ain Chike: (678)431-7771
P.S. JOIN US FOR LUNCH! After you finish volunteering you'll be sure to work up an appetite, how about lunch? We will discuss details immediately following the event.
The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. Our unique program of funding and supporting hands-on environmental projects is designed to encourage innovative initiatives that inspire and empower children and youth around the world as they work individually and collectively creating environmental solutions in their homes, schools and communities.
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