The United Nations Association is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For 70 years UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education process, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation. Learn more about UNA-USA’s programs and initiatives at www.unausa.org.
Our Mission: We are dedicated to educating, inspiring and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership in that system and achieving the goals of the United Nations Charter.
UNA-Westchester Annual Meeting
Co-sponsored by Harrison Public Library and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
"Climate Crisis: Westchester Takes Action!"
May 19th 2019
Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave.
Harrison NY 10528
2:00 to 4:00 pm (registration starts 1:30)
- Ambassador Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson, Permanent Representative of Barbados
to the United Nations (invited)
- Peter McCartt, Climate Crisis Task Force, Sustainable and Energy Conservation Director, Westchester County
- Nina Orville, Principal, Abundant Efficiency; Co-chair, Energy Committee, Climate Crisis Task Force
-Brief annual meeting and elections
- Youth representative Sophia Angelica with songs
for the Planet
- Awards to Model UN Team winners
- Networking Reception
Free and open to the public!
Enjoy "Tastes of Harrison" from noon on!
Please register as space is limited!
International Women's Day 2019
Next Chapter Board Meeting
7:30 pm, Monday, May 6, 2019
YMCA, 250 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY
All members welcome!
UNA-USA Announces New
National Council Members
UNA-USA is proud to welcome the new 2018-2020 National Council Members! The National Council operates as the elected volunteer leadership for UNA-USA. It consists of representatives elected by and from the membership from each of the eleven regions around the country and is the democratic voice of the UNA membership in making decisions for UNA-USA. The National Council is governed by a chair, vice chair, and secretary elected from its membership. The Executive Committee of UNA-USA for 2018-2020 is currently represented by Hon. Teta Banks, Chair, Ralph "RJ" Johnson, Vice Chair, and Judith Harris, Secretary.
Westchester Chapter is represented by Marcia Brewster, our Immediate Past President.
To learn more about the UNA-USA National Council, click here.
We are extremely grateful to our New York Senators for their unwavering support of the United Nations. We urge all supporters of the UN and UNA in New York to make a phone call to thank them and assure them that their constituents want to solidify this support. Let us each make just one phone call to each senator and thereby do our part to ensure their continued support for the United Nations and all its important projects.
Senator Gillibrand: 202-224-4451
Senator Schumer 202-224-6542
February 2019 Newsletter,