"A historic event for and by refugees, TEDxKakumaCamp was the first ever TEDx event in a refugee camp. Kakuma refugee camp lies in the heart of northwestern Kenya and is home to approximately 185,000 refugees." It was the camp for which GL-UNA fundraised more than $33,000 to help the UNHCR provide education for its children. " Current and former refugees shared their stories and generated ideas about positive change...." Read more here.
Three of our board members attended UNA-USA's Leadership Summit in June and participated in the meetings on Capitol Hill to advocate for strong US leadership at the UN! We met with our Michigan Senators and Representatives (and/or their staff) including Senators Stabenow and Peters, and RepresentativesJohn Bergman, Mike Bishop, Debbie Dingell, Tim Walberg, Brenda Lawrence, Paul Mitchell, and Justin Amash. Read more here
Photo (Left to Right): JoAnne Pohl, Lynn Bartley, Kathy Gut
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