Business Meeting and Program - 3rd Tuesday of Each Month

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

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

mel@mboyntons.net

2008 meeting dates:
January 15 (minutes)
January 27 (Annual Potluck)
February 19
March 18
April 15
May 20 (minutes)
June 17 (minutes)
July (no meeting)
Aug (no meeting)
Sept 16 (minutes)
Oct 21
Nov 16
Dec 16

Time:
5:30 to 6:30 pm

2007-08 archives

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

news and events archived 2008

Sunday, Jan 27, 2008
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Decker Hall, Pilgrim
Place, Claremont

Potluck Annual Meeting of Pomona Valley Chater of the UNA-USA in Decker Hall, Pilgrim Place. The public is invited. Our H.S. Essay Contest winners presented with cash awards (sponsored by University Club of Claremont). Our featured speaker will be Area Habitat for Humanity Director Cydi Torres presenting "Program Highlights at Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity."

Feb 19, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Corona and Norco Imam Ali Siddiqui will present "What Americans Need to Know About Islam." Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

March 18, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Founding Director Charlene Martin will present "My Years at International Place." Open to the public and refreshments will be served.For information

March 19, 2008
Corner of Arrow
& Indian Hill
Claremont

IRAQ WAR MEMORIAL VIGIL - 4:30 - 6:00 P.M.
The war on Iraq began March 19, 2003. Five years later, we remember the many thousands who have died. Wear black to this silent vigil. Signs & crosses will be available. Sponsors: Pilgrim Place Peace Vigil Committee, Pomona Valley Peace Network. Contact Pat Hynds (909) 626-8183.

April 15, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program. 
Distinguished teacher Bob Smith will present “Two Faces of Congo. ' Bob taught in Congo for 24 years and has insight into the conflict in western Congo.  Open to the public and refreshments will be served.  

May 20, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Professor John Moore and his students will present, “Model UN Experience , 2008."
Open to the public and refreshments will be served.

June 17, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Claremont Graduate University Professor Dean McHenry to present “The Seeds of Ethnic Conflict." Open to the public and refreshments will be served.

July & August

No chapter meetings

August 8

9th Annual Prayer Vigil The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day - Mobilization of Communities for the Elimination of design, manufacture, use and proliferation of Weapon of Mass Destruction 6:30 P.M. Place: Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 435 Bonita Ave., Claremont, CA   Information Flyer

September 16, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Inland Valley Coordinator for Progressive Christians Uniting and Pilgrim Place resident, Charles Bayer, will speak on “A Liberal Christian Perspective on World Events.” Author Charles Bayer has published eight books and is a life-long community activist.  

October 21, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Vice President of Southern California UNA-USA and Pomona Valley UNA-USA Vice President, Richard Harris, will speak on “Current Prospects for a Palestine-Israel Peace” following his recent visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territory.

October 23, 2008
International Place at Claremont McKenna College

United Nations Day Celebration Thursday, October 23rd at noon at International Place at Claremont McKenna College.  Pasadena UNA Executive Director Sherry Simpson Dean will speak. International Place Calendar information

Nov 8, 2008
11:00 a.m.
Pasadena

Annual Division Meeting - 11:00 a.m. Pasadena. $25 includes lunch.

November 8
11 AM – 3:00 PM
Pasadena

Southern Calif. Division UNA-USA Annual Meeting
Professor Glen Stassen will keynote for the Annual Meeting.  His father, Governor Harold Stassen, was involved in drafting the UN Charter.
Luncheon $25, or $15 students/limited income
Pasadena Chapter UNA-USA Offices, Western Justice Center Campus, 75 S. Grand, Pasadena. Reservations dianescduna@yahoo.com/td>

November 9
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Special Reception - Sunday, November 9th, 2:00-4:00 PM, Reception for special guest, Liubov Grechen, Manager of Membership Programs for National UNA-USA.  Optional dinner will follow.

November 18
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Harvey Mudd College Chemistry & Biology Professor, Karl Haushalter, will speak on “The Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic.”  Professor Haushalter brings current facts and insight to one of the world’s worst health challenges.

November 21
5:30-7:00 PM
Scrooby Lounge
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Special Guest on Friday, November 21st, 5:30-7:00 PM in Scrooby Lounge, Myron Kronisch, of Center for War and Peace Studies and Citizens for Global Solutions Education Fund presents “Specific Changes to Improve the Effectiveness of the United Nations.”

Dec 16, 2008
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Monthly business meefting and program.
Pitzer College Political Science Professor and Pomona Valley UNA-USA Board Member, Lako Tongun, will speak on “The Current Crisis in Darfur and Sudan.” Professor Tongun is a respected expert on the genocide in Darfur.