Business Meeting and Program - 3rd Tuesday of Each Month

Speakers on model United Nations, world issues, poverty relief, refugees, and conflicts are featured each month.

2007 meeting dates:
January 28, 2007
February 20
March 20
April 27
May 15
June 18
July 17
August (no meeting)
Septemer 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

Time:
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Meeting place:
Porter Hall, Pilgrim Place (west on 6th Street from Indian Hill Blvd), Claremont, CA.

 

news and events - archived 2007

Sunday, Dec 2, 2007
Mel & Beth Boynton's Home

OPEN HOUSE - to honor and support a $3000 Scholarship Fund for Rev. Richard E. Harris on his Peacemaking Tour of Israel and Palestine in May 2008. 2 - 5 PM, Boynton's, 1145 Baughman Drive, Claremont. Snacks and conversation with Richard and friends.

Dec 18, 2007
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Lako Tongun - Professor Lako Tongun presenting, “An Update on Darfur and Sudan.”   The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served.  Professor Tongun is a sought-after speaker on Darfur and his contacts in the area are first rate.  Dr. Tongun’s areas of expertise include: African and Third-World Politics; Political Economy, Developmental Economics (Third World).  Professor Tongun is an active member of the Board of the Pomona Valley UNA-USA.  For information, call 398-1124
Monthly business meefting and program.

Nov 20, 2007
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Ed Haley -.  Claremont McKenna Professor Edward Haley will present “How to End the Iraq War”  The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served.  Dr. Haley is a sought after commentator on Bush and Iraq and on President Bush's State of the Union Address for NPR's Morning Edition.   His past programs include: “The Way Forward in Iraq”, and “U.S. Role in the Middle East: A failed foreign policy - time for a national debate”.  Dr Haley has received numerous awards including: International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; and fellowships from Andrew W. Mellon and Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundations.  For information, call 398-1124
Monthly business meefting and program.

Oct 16, 2007
Porter Hall -
Pilgrim Place, Claremont

Dr. Sally Seven, Board Member Los Angeles County League of Women Voters, will speak on “Population Impacts on a Sustainable Future." The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served. With climate change and the related growth of population, this program will explore the difficulty of changing our behavior to ease the burden on our planet. Dr. Seven is a Social Psychologist and has been active in Claremont League of Women Voters for 35 years. For information, call 398-1124
Monthly business meefting and program.

Sept 18, 2007
Porter Hall - Pilgrims Place, Claremont

Malika Kachani - Western University Professor Malika Kachani will speak on “2007 Research and Student Experiences in Morocco”.  The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served.  Dr. Kachani is Professor of Veterinary Medicine and holds a DVM, from Institute Agronomique et Veterinaire (IAV) Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco, and a PhD in Parasitology from Brunel University, London, UK.  Dr. Kachani is an active member of the Board of Pomona Valley UNA-USA. For information, call 398-1124
Monthly business meeting and program.

Aug 3, 2007

Peace  groups host Interfaith Hiroshima-Nagasaki Day Prayer Vigil - The Peace with Justice Center of the Pomona Valley will be organizing its Eighth Annual Hiroshima - Nagasaki Memorial. This event will be hosted at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 435 Berkeley Ave., Claremont, in  conjunction with Churches, Synagogues, and Mosques.

The event from 6:30  to 8:30 p.m. will include speakers, music and the lighting of candles. The  public is invited to join members of other local religious and community  organizations to commemorate the victims of the first atomic bomb attack on  Aug. 6, 1945. For information call Doreena Wright at 593-4966.

July 17, 2007
Porter Hall - Pilgrims Place, Claremont

Ardi Rashidi will present a program on what is needed for environmental sustainability.  Richard Harris will be in charge of this meeting and Shirley Williams will provide treats.

July 4, 2007

Please join us at the Claremont 4th of July celebration – where we will help staff the peace table and Mel Boynton will be speaking about the Millennium Development Goals (at 11:30) and Richard Harris will be speaking about his WW II experiences and aftermath (at 1:00) – both at the speaker’s corner.  Call Mel (909 398-1124) if you can volunteer an hour on July 4th.

June 19, 2007
Porter Hall - Pilgrims Place, Claremont

Gloria Reynolds will speak on NGO's. See Agenda
Monthly business meeting and program.

June 3, 2007
Western Justice Center, 55 S. Grand Avenue, Pasadena

Going Green Celebration - United Nations World Environment Day - 4-7 PM - Call 626-449-1795
Information - click here
PDF Flyer - Sponsored by UNA Pasadena/Foothill

May 13, 2007
MEMORIAL PARK
N. Indian Hill & 10th, Claremont

Women standing Worldwide "to Save the World" - Five minutes in silence, so be on time. Bring the whole family. [This event promoted and sponsored by the PVUNA.]  more information

March 16, 2007
Corner of Indian Hills and Arrow, Claremont.
4:30 to 6:00 PM

A demonstration against the war in Iraq will be held on Friday, March 16th, from 4:30 to 6:00 P.M. at the corner of Indian Hill and Arrow, Claremont. Large signs stating "Four Years of War: Stop the Killing" and "Congress, Stop Funding War" will be displayed, and smaller signs and crosses may be held by demonstrators. You are encouraged to join and to wear black, as the tone is thoughtful and quiet.

February 17, 2007

Finding Peace and Justice in Africa - Held at UCLA this Saturday, February 17th, 9:00 to 4:30. - Information

January 28, 2007
5 pm - Decker Hall

ANNUAL Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner.
Potluck and Business Meeting. Program: Honoring NGO's for International Outreach: Peace Corps, YouthInkWell. Essay Contest Winners.   More Photos of the Annual Meeting