Did you miss it? Here's our 2020 UNA SoCal Global Forum!

Chapter leaders were recognized for their chapters support of the annual West Coast Global Forum with a little $upport from the Division. From L to R: David Tuckman (SFV), Bianca Salgado (Whittier), Mel Boynton (Pomona Valley), Paige LaCombe (Pasadena), Division President Barry Simon, Estera Borsca (Inland Empire), Grady Tarplee (Orange County), Andres Arzates (Santa Barbara) and Jamee Tenzer (LA).
Thank you Programming VP Barbara Gaughen-Muller for arranging our extraordinary guest speaker Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris!
On the left is outgoing Secretary David Tuckman with President Barry Simon. David fulfilled his role providing detailed minutes for at least 10 years! Thank you David!
Left to Right: Incoming new officers: Ali Mahir Aksu, Young Professionals Rep and Crystal Martinez, Secretary with Barry Simon, President.

Barry Simon, President
UNA-USA Southern California Division

UNA-USA SoCal Division 2020 Calendar

January 16th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm—
Division open Board meeting

February 8th, 7:00 pm—
Division Executive Committee meeting

February 19th & 20th—
UNA-USA Global Leadership Summit

March 8th—
International Women’s Day, misc chapter events including Santa Barbara

April 17th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm—
Division open Board meeting

May 10th, 7:00 pm—
Division Executive Committee meeting

UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit, dates TBD

July 24th, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm—
Division open Board meeting

August 9th, 7:00 pm—
Division Executive Committee meeting

September 11, noon – 3:00 pm—
14th Annual Global Forum

October 10th—
UN Day, misc. chapter events

November 6th, 11:30 pm—
Division Annual meeting, brunch at the Hacienda Restaurant

December 6th, 7:00 pm—
Division Executive Committee meeting

December 10th—
Human Rights Day, misc. chapter events

Welcome to UNA-USA!

The primary purpose of the UNA-USA Southern California Division is to support the local UNA-USA chapters from Santa Barbara to San Diego and Los Angeles to the Coachella Valley. To that end we are thrilled to inform you of several events coming up in recognition of the UNs 74th year! All of the following events are open to members and non-members. Please respond to the RSVP info for the event you are interested in…

The United Nations Association – USA was founded in 1947 to promote stronger U.S. involvement in the United Nations. The Southern California Division is composed of a dozen local grass-roots chapters from Santa Barbara and the San Fernando Valley to San Diego and Beverly Hills to Hollywood to Pasadena and the Inland Empire. The chapters are all engaged in holding meetings/events that focus on the Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of a strong UN-US relationship. For more information, please read Who We Are or contact the chapter by e-mailing barrysimonuna@gmail.com.