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UNA-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy & Action

Facilitated by our 2017 Membership Director, Naomi Thornton, we hosted a panel discussion with author James Wurst, Ed Elmendorf, and Dulcie Leimbach, to explore James’s recent book, UNA-USA: A Little Known History of Advocacy and Action. The discussion was followed by a Q&A session and autographs. As the first full documentation of UNA-USA from its start, the book documents 70 years of dedicated and…
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Give the Globe a Shot

“You only have to care about one thing for it to be your platform. For you to make change.” – Karen Olivio “You have to be courageous enough to say “this is what I believe” and encourage those to have the conversation, but to also listen.” – Jonathan Kirkland Six members of the Chicago cast…
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Meet Samantha Ware: Actress & Advocate

Meet Samantha Ware. On stage, she plays Peggy in Chicago’s Hamilton production. Off stage, she’s an advocate for the Global Goals.

Make Your Voice Heard: Support the UN Against Funding Cuts

by Kerith Brand, Chapter President The United Nations needs action from Americans now more than ever. In the midst of the worst refugee crisis since World War Two, with conflicts and pandemics threatening our own security, and millions around the world denied basic human rights on the basis of their gender, gender preference, or religion, this…
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RMU Hunger Banquet

On January 25, 2017 the Robert Morris University UNA chapter hosted an Oxfam Hunger Banquet. The purpose of the banquet was to raise awareness of hunger around the world.

Where Are We Now: A Look at the US Presidential Election and the United Nations

Shot@Dance was a fundraiser event hosted by the Resurrection University – UNA School Chapter to help bring awareness to the importance of childhood vaccinations within the community. It was held at the Latin Rhythms Dance Studio with food provided by Reel Club in Oak Brook and Grapevine Foods in Orland Park as well as music provided by DJ Michael Ellis.

Women’s March Chicago

Together, we made history with an awing 250,000 Chicagoans as we marched to advocate for gender equality and women’s rights as human rights.

Shot@Dance with Resurrection U

Shot@Dance was a fundraiser event hosted by the Resurrection University – UNA School Chapter to help bring awareness to the importance of childhood vaccinations within the community. It was held at the Latin Rhythms Dance Studio with food provided by Reel Club in Oak Brook and Grapevine Foods in Orland Park as well as music provided by DJ Michael Ellis.

2017: A New Year for the UN and USA

2016 was a landmark year. For the first time in the same year, we saw the selection of both a new U.S. President and a UN Secretary-General, with new shifts in our political leadership nationally and abroad.