May Events Posted; Juneteenth Coming!
The April newsletter was emailed April 21. We are excited to announce Co-Ambassador Tina Micheals of Global Goal #3 is going live again on our association's Instagram account (@unachicago). Tina will be bringing in different speakers every other week to discuss the topic of Good Health and Well-Being. We encourage you all to tune in and join the conversation.
In addition, on Thursday, May 25, Global Goals Co-Ambassador Maria Barragan Ortiz for #3 on Quality Education regarding teacher wellness: join us on Zoom at 6pm May 25 for a time of mindfulness, self-care, and conscious leadership. You need to register first to get the Zoom link.
One Sunday, May 28
We are planning quarterly general meetings in March, June, September, and December with our annual UN Day and Global Goals Awards Ceremony around October 24. UNA-USA Membership (with Chicago Chapter selected) is welcome, but not required for attendance at general meetings. Our June meeting is planned for June 19, Juneteenth Day, at Polsinelli Law Offices. (More details to follow.) We will have a volunteer event Saturday, June 17 from 8-11am to help set up for the Juneteenth Family Festival in Beverly/Morgan Park on 110th & Longwood in Chicago. Please sign up using this UNA-Chicago form AND the Festival form. On March 8, we honored and advocated for International Women's Day at Polsinelli Law Offices, 150 N. Riverside Plaza Ste 3000. The agenda was dinner from The Berghoff and social time from 6-7pm, a presentation and meeting from 7-8pm, and closing by 8:30. We welcomed 30 special guests from Rungsted High School in Denmark, who were visiting Chicago for the week. Our featured speaker was Karen L. Solinski on women's issues and success.
This free event is Sunday, May 28 promoting gender and race equality in media for youth.