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March 16, 2021 | ZOOM

The 6 Year War on Yemen

The Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing is pleased to present Dr. Shireen Al-Adeimi to give us a talk via Zoom on the topic: The 6-Year War on Yemen: Background, Humanitarian Crisis, and Possibilities.

CO-SPONSORS​

  • Edgewood United Church Justice & Peace Team
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation – Lansing Area Advocacy Team
  • Greater Lansing Network Against War & Injustice
  • Greater Lansing United Nations Association
  • Islamic Center of East Lansing
  • Students United for Palestinian Rights

 

EVENT RECORDING WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON

March 8, 2021 | ZOOM

International Women’s Day

Presented by Zonta & GL-UNA

DeAnna Cambridge, Zonta International District 15 Governor, the presidents of 3 local Zonta Clubs and Denise Quarles, GLUNA Board member and Zonta member, joined us to discuss the historically noteworthy partnership Zonta has with the United Nations (UN), and how Zonta’s work for women and girls support the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the work being done at the local level.

  1. To advocate for gender equality, TEXT “WOMEN” to 30644 for link to send letter to Congress.
  2. Nominate someone for MI Women’s Hall of Fame. Deadline is April 10.
  3. Support EVE (End Violent Encounters)
    Donate $ or provide items on EVE’s “needs list”.
  4. Support the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing
    Donate $ or provide items on their “wish list”.

December 26, 2020 | ZOOM

Human Rights Day 2020

‘The Essential Intersection: The U.N. Declaration of Human Rights, SDGs and Environmental Justice’

This virtual event offered presentations about the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the ways the Declaration is connected to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, we explored how the SDGs about Environmental Justice are related to our understanding of Human Rights.

October 25, 2020

UN 75TH Anniversary

Thank you for joining our celebration!

  • UN Ambassador Andrew Young
  • Senior Director Partnerships UNA-USA, Troy Wolfe
  • Recognized 17 Michigan exemplary SDG organizations