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Human Trafficking in the Bay Area-International Women's Day

International Women's Day
Human Trafficking in the Bay Area
Saturday, March 5, 2015
St. Jude's Episcopal Church
20920 McCllelan Rd., Cupertino CA

Speakers: Ruth Silver Taube and Perla Flores

Ruth Silver Taube has an employment and labor law practice with her husband in San Jose.  An adjunct professor,Ruth also does pro-bono work at the South Bay Labor Law Workers Ctr. at Santa Clara University. Ruth has won numerous awards for her community service mentoring law students and workers rights leadership.

GenUN Youth Launch Party Saturday,March 28, 2015

Middle and High Schoolers and College Students

You're invited to our GenUN Youth Launch Party

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10 am
SVUNA President's home:
20644 Nancy Ct. Cupertino CA 

Help make your world a better place for all. Support the United Nations for a just and livable world. First project: 7th Annual Cupertino Earth Day. 

Contact: SVUNA Shirley Kinoshita svuna2012@gmail.com or Pinky Mukherjee pinkyminko@gmail.com

"Empowering Women" International Women's Day Program

Empowering Women 
with Maja Marjanovic & Erin Keeley

International Women's Day

Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2 pm

St. Jude's Episcopal Church
20920 McClellan Rd. Cupertino CA

International Women's Day is a United Nations Observance and a national holiday in many couinties, but not in the USA.  UN Women was created in 2011 from four separate women's agencies, and headed by an Undersecretary-General.  This program celebrates the role of women and highlights issues and future possibilities.

Holday Peace Fair 2014



Holiday Peace Fair
Saturday, December 6, 2014
11 am- 4 pm
Campbell United Methodist Church
1675 Winchester Blvd, Campbell CA
VTA Bus routes 60 & 82 
Holiday Gifts. Chldren's Activities
Entertainment. Lunch & Desserts
Donation $2 at door
Benefits San Jose Peace &Justice Ctr.
Cosponsors: 
SJ Peace & Justice Ctr. www.sanjosepeace.org
 Silicon Valley UNA-USA http://siliconvalleyuna.vpweb.com
WILPF San Jose www.wilpfsanjose.org

More info: 408 779-4647

























Annual Disarming Tea Luncheon -Sat. May 17, 2014,11:30 am

Disarming Tea Luncheon 
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:30 am-1:30 pm 
SVUNA President’s Garden Home 
 20644 Nancy Ct. Cupertino CA 95014  

Can We Find Hope in Resisting this War Making Empire? 
Featuring Susan S. Crane  

Susan has been a war tax resister and war resister most of her life. She has taught children in Ukiah, California as a teacher and director of a child care program. While raising her own children, she questioned how we, as a nation, could kill children in other countries by our war making.

Books for Zambia

Books for Zambian Women & Children   

Silicon Valley United Nations Association is collecting used book until May 18, 2014 to benefit Zambian Women & Children.

We need nonfiction books in good clean condition. Recent editons & paperbacks preferred.  Please bring books by May 18 to SVUNA President’s Home, 20644 Nancy Ct., Cupertino CAThank you.   

Your donations will benefit Zambians like my friends, Edina & Chipo Longwe from Lukasa, Zambia, Africa.

Edina was a overseas student majoring in Business at DeAnza College in Cupertino and Oregon State University.

International Women's Day Celebration - March 8, 2014

You are invited to CelebrateInternational Women's Daywith us!

Saturday, March 8, 2014, 2 pm
St. Jude's Episcopal Church
20920 McClellan Road, Cupertino

Twenty Years On
Reflections o the 4th UN World Conference on Women, 
Beijing, China, 1995

Featuring Former Apple Women Computer Managers & Participants who Promoted the Role of Women In Technology

With Robin Abrams, Moderator and Panelists C.J, Maupin, Betty Taylor, Sheila Brady and Nancy Keith Kelly

Free and open to the public.
Hosted by Silicon Valley United Nations Association-USA 

Human Rights Day Events December 10, 2013

Human Rights Day Celebrations December 10, 2013SVUNA President: Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7:42 AMSave the Date: Human Rights Day events: 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Noon- 1 pm. Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate Human RIghts Day. Hosted by Santa Clara County Supervisor Don Cortese, Office of Human Relations, Human Relations Commission and Silicon Valley UNA-USA. At County McEntee Plaza/Breezeway, 70 W. Hedding St., San Jose, CA.  The USA and UN Flag will be raised. Speakers, music, refreshments and copies of UNDHR (United Nations Declaration of Human Rights) will be distributed.

World We Want - Conversations PostMDG 2015-2030

Come join this global conversation in your own neighborhood.  UN Secretary General has asked all of us, public voices, nonprofits, civil society, what are the most urgent issues our world faces after the UN Millennium Development Goals end in 2015. Find out if we've achieve or failed to reach these MDGs. Tell us where you think the most urgent issues we face. We need your input. For background go to www.worldwewant2015.org

Discussion will be led by our SVUNA GenUN Youth leaders. They are our future but we can help shape the direction and focus.

United Nations Day Celebration Oct. 24, 2013

You are invited to celebration United Nations Day! Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7 pm.
Teresa Cox, Trade Advisor to the Obama Administration, with extensive community and business experience, speaks about International Trade, Current Issues and Trends. Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave., Cupertino CA 95014. Free and open to the public. 


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