Business Meetings and Program

Meetings take place the 3rd Tuesday of each month except August

Meeting place:
Porter Hall, 601 Mayflower, one block West of Indian Hill, at the end of 6th St. in Claremont, CA.

Speakers on model United Nations, world issues, poverty relief, refugees, and conflicts are featured each month.

For information, call Mel Boynton, Program Chair - 909-398-1124

mel@mboyntons.net

Monthly Meeting Time:
5:30 to 6:30 pm

2007 archives
2008 archives
2009 archives
2010 archives
2011 archives

2012 Minutes:  

Jan 22, 2012 - Annual Meeting

Feb 21, 2012 Meeting

March 20, 2012 Meeting

Aprill 17, 2012 Meeting

May 5, 2012 Board Meeting

May 15, 2012 Meeting

June 19, 2012 Meeting

July 17, 2012 Meeting

September 8, 2012 Board Meeting

Sept 18, 2012 Meeting

Oct 16, 2012 Meeting

news and events 2012

2012  

Saturday, Jan 7

9am - 11am

Brunner Room, Pilgrim Place

 

Board Meeting

Final plans for Annual Meeting (January 22). Nominating Committee and Budget Committee will report. Please let Katie Gerecke know if you will be able to attend the Board Meeting or not.

Brunner Room is in the Napier Center on Avery Road, across from Decker Hall. Go around the Napier Center into the side entrance.

 

Sunday, January 22

Decker Hall

5pm - 7pm

Pomona Valley UNA Chapter Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner High School

Students' Essay Contest Winners

Theme: United Nations Role in Response to the Arab Spring

Speaker: Kay Burk, Executive Secretary of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking

"The Global Issue of Human Trafficking"

Sunday, January 29

The Shoppes at Chino Hills

3pm - 6pm

SLAVERY IN THE INLAND EMPIRE

Join The Walk Against Human Traffick

At the Shoppes at Chino Hills on Grand Avenue - From Peyton to Pipeline.

Download flyer for information

Tuesday Feb 21
5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

 

Karl Hausahlter - HIV/AIDS update

HMC Professor Karl Haushalter will be presenting 'The State of HIV-AIDS research and the World-Wide Epidemic' to the Pomona Valley UNA-USA. Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Tuesday Mar 20

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

ADNAN ASWAD - "Storms in the Arab Spring: Syria and Beyond"

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Tuesday April 17

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

JAMES KIM & MUN STUDENTS (Cal Poly)

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Tuesday May 15

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

MARY GINDHARD "UN Commission on Women"

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Tuesday June 19

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Report from UNA-USA Annual Meeting

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Tuesday July 17

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Bob Smith “Current Affairs in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Bob served many years in Congo and teaches the Claremont Adult School Africa Class.

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

August

No meeting

August 3

6:30 pm

Church of the Brethren 2425 E Street
LaVerne

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day Vigil 2012 - to remember the victims of nuclear war and nuclear disaster. To renew our commitment to building a safer and more peaceful world. Event by "Peace with Justice Center of the Pomona Valley" - For more information: Dorena Wright (909) 593-4966 or Connie Weir (909) 596-4460.

Tuesday, Sept 18

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Takako Mino, Director of Operation: Africa and Middle East of the Public Debate Foundation based at the Claremont Colleges and student in Teacher Education Program at Claremont Graduate University.

Ms. Mino will speak on her 6 months in 2011-12 working in five East African countries, through the support of the Napier Initiative based at Pilgrim Place. She worked with local non-governmental agencies to establish public debate programs in primary and secondary schools for thousands of students. She works as a high school English teacher and is continuing to develop new proposals for the Africa debate initiative.

 

Short business meeting precedes presentation; refreshments served.

Thurs, September 27
Luncheon Event
Noon - 2:30 pm 
The California Endowment
1000 N Alameda St 
Los Angeles
California  90012

The 5th Annual West Coast Global Forum
"7 BILLION AND COUNTING: Creating a World That Works"
Luncheon and presentation of the 2012 Global Citizen Award to individuals and organizations committed to making a difference in the health, human rights and quality of life of all people locally and globally. Special guest is Patrick Madden, Executive Director of the UNA-USA.

Click here for information, online tickets, maps and more

Tue, October 16
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Claremont Public Library, 208 N. Harvard Ave.

United Nations Association of Pomona Valley 'The US and the UN in the 21st Century'

The regular meeting of the United Nations Association of Pomona Valley will be held in the Meeting Room of the Library.

A panel will present, "The US and the UN in the 21st Century".

Among the participants will be Professor Arthur Sutton, Cal Poly, Pomona and UNA PV Vice-President; Mel Boynton, President of SoCal Division, UNA-USA; and Katie Gerecke, President, UNA-USA of Pomona Valley.

This meeting is in conjunction with the display in the Library Exhibit Case on the United Nations and its relationship to the United States. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. Contact: Katie Gerecke: 909-626-2858

Thursday, October 18, 11:45 to 1 pm.

McKenna Auditorium,
390 E. 9th St. Claremont

Celebrate the United Nations with
The United Nations Association of Pomona Valley,
International Place of the Claremont Colleges,
and the League of Women Voters of the Claremont Area


Speaker: Jordie Hannum, Deputy Director of Better World Campaign of UN Foundation. Hannum has more than 13 years of legislative, analytical and advocacy experience, including the importance of international cooperation, U.S. engagement in multilateral institutions and foreign assistance.


Luncheon Cost: $6:00 to Community Members, Free to Students.

Information: Katie Gerecke: 909-626-2858 or katieg@surfside.net
Transportation Shuttle is Being Arranged. For information: 909-607-4571

Tuesday November 8th

5:30 pm

Porter Hall
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

PVUNA - November Meeting

Speakers will be George and Judy Prather from the Whittier UNA Chapter.
They will give a presentation on the recent Rio Environmental Conference
which they attended.