How the UN is Tackling the World Refugee Crisis
- in General and in the Kakuma Refugee Camp
Hear UN Peacekeeper Ronald Quejas-Risdon as he shares what the UN is doing in general about the world refugee crisis and specifically about the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. Ronald will show photos and tell of his recent visit to Horseed School in Kakuma - the school for which GL-UNA and our community fundraised over $40,000 to provide education for ten years!
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Refreshments and Networking 6:30 - 7 p.m.
East Lansing Public Library
950 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
Large Meeting Room
Overflow parking available at All Saints Church
800 Abbot Road, just south of the library.
Note: gate directly to the library from church parking lot.
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
A Call to Action - Click here to read more
We are Family. And we need your Voice. Click here to learn more about the funding cuts and how you can call your Senators and ask them to stop the Trump Administration from
(1) Hurting UNICEF funding for the health and welfare and immunizations of vulnerable children around the world and
(2) Cutting the World Health Organization almost 50%
(3) Cutting UN Peacekeeping Operations
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