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16 October 2019

Seeking VA, MD, and DC Hub Coordinator(s) for Advocacy Committee


ADVOCACY COMMITTEE -- Hubs: VA, MD, and DC

Interest should be expressed to Advocacy Associate  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , with subject line "Advocacy Committee Hub Coordinator", along with the submission of this form.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Hub Coordinator(s)* will:
 
1) Recruit UNA-NCA members in VA and MD Congressional districts.  UNA-NCA’s footprint includes all of DC and Maryland, and the following parts of Northern Virginia:

· Congressional Districts: Northern Virginia is part of the 1st, 5th, 7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th congressional districts. These districts also span into other areas further south of Virginia.

· Counties: Caroline, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudon, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford.

· Independent Cities: Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park.


2) Develop small Congressional “networks” primarily for Digital advocacy. For instance; two or three UNA-NCA members per network for the respective Hubs.


3) Respond (Hubs/Networks) to VP Advocacy and Advocacy Associate calls for action.


4) Provide feedback to VP Advocacy, Advocacy Associate, and in some cases, other UNA-NCA staff.

 
5) Check Advocacy webpage and UNE weekly for timely messaging and alert respective “networks”: VA, MD and, in some cases, DC.


6) Report follow-up from Congressional offices (including requests) to Advocacy Associate, VP Advocacy.


7) Communicate with "networks" about Advocacy Training and other UNA-NCA events and programs.

 

Prefer TWO members per Hub Role for VA, MD, and DC -- for “backup” purposes.



10 December 2019

2019 Human Rights Awards

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Each year, UNA-NCA commemorates the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a celebratory event. 

In honor of the 71st anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNA-NCA will recognize individuals and organizations working to improve human rights in their communities and around the world.


Register Here

All ticket sales will close at 11:59 pm on 12/4

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors




When:
Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Reception at 5:15 pm
Program runs from 6:00 - 8:00 pm


Where:
National Education Association, 1201 16th St. NW, Washington DC, 20036



The 2019 Honorees are:

The Inaugural UNA-NCA Global Human Rights Leadership Award
The Honorable Michelle Bachelet*
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
*This award will be presented in High Commissioner Bachelet's honor

Louis B. Sohn Human Rights Award 
Professor Katherine Marshall
Executive Director, World Faiths Development Dialogue

 F. Allen "Tex" Harris Diplomacy Award
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
Former U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom 

Perdita Huston Human Rights Award 
The Honorable Vivian Lowery Derryck
Founder and President Emerita, The Bridges Institute; UNA-NCA Advisory Council

UNA-NCA Community Human Rights Award
World Central Kitchen
 



Tickets:


Member*: $70
Non-Member**: $90 

Register Here
All ticket sales will close at 11:59 pm on 12/4

Students, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  from your .edu email address to receive $20 off your ticket price!

*Students under the age of 26 are eligible for free UNA-NCA membership
**Non-member tickets include 1 year of UNA-NCA membership



View Sponsorship Opportunities Here!

 Contact our Executive Director, Paula Boland, at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  with any questions about sponsorship.