GL-UNA Board held 2019 Strategic Planning Session on January 12, 2019 and after a full day of working, still smiling!
Top Row (left to right): Terry Link, Dave Wiley, Bob Barnhart, Tom Bartley, Lia Bommarito, Kathy Gut, Hakan Yildiz, Thasin Sardar
Seated (left to right): Zeline Pritchard, Joseph Hess, Lynn Bartley, Lisa Berg, Emily Wisniewski
Photo from Senator Peters Office
From Left to Right: Nicole Noll-Williams, Regional Director, Sen. Gary Peters;
Griffin Working, MidMichigan Regional Representative, Sen. Gary Peters; Dr. David Wiley; Terry Link
Photo from Senator Stabenow's Office
From left to right: Terry Link, co-chair PEC and GLUNA board member; Teresa Cuellar, State Deputy Scheduler for Sen. Debbie Stabenow;
Dr. David Wiley, GLUNA board member and Edgewood United Church Justice and Peace Team
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 we handed off more than 300 signatures collected on the petition drafted by Greater Lansing United Nations Association and the Peace Education Center to prevent nuclear war. Based upon a Union of Concerned Scientists report we asked for six specific actions:
1) Renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first
2) Renouncing any use of nuclear missiles in conventional warfare
3) Ending the sole, unchecked authority of any U.S. president to launch a nuclear attack
4) Taking U.S. nuclear weapons off hair-trigger alert
5) Cancelling a plan to replace its entire nuclear arsenal with enhanced weapons
6) Actively pursuing verifiable agreement among nuclear armed states to eliminate their nuclear arsenals
U.S. Formally Withdraws From UNESCO, the U.N. Agency That Aims to Build Peace Through Cultural Understanding 2/1/2019
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