UNA USA Southern California Division Meeting

Sat 23 Jun 2018
Event location: 

Red Moon Restaurant & Lounge, 12516 Riverside Dr, Valley Village, CA 91607, USA

GREETINGS – Please plan on attending the UNA-USA Southern California Division Board Meeting June 23, 2018 hosted by the San Fernando Valley Chapter

WHEN: June 23, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Please arrive on time. Meeting will start at noon)
WHERE: Red Moon Restaurant, 12516 Riverside Dr, Valley Village, CA 91607, Phone 818-755-4500. Limited parking is available behind the restaurant and on nearby streets.
COST: $20 per person (Our actual cost is $25 per person all inclusive. The Division is subsidizing $5.00 per person)
WHO: This meeting is intended for Division officers and chapter leaders, and all UNA members are welcome to attend. (please forward this invitation to your chapter members)

11:30 – Registration and Welcome
NOON – Lunch Served (Family style Mediterranean cuisine, salad, kabobs, pita, etc)
NOON – 1:30 pm – Board Business:
Mel and Isabel: Report from DC Global Leadership Summit (10-15 minutes)
Joy Adams: Treasurers Report (10 minutes)
Barbara Muller: Programming/Sept 15 Board Meeting (5 minutes)
Ginny Hatfield: Global Forum (5 minutes)
John Beynon/Mel/Joy: Bylaws Update (10 minutes)
Chapter Reports (2-5 minutes each)
1:30 – 3:00 Screening of “Wrestling Jerusalem” - Writer-actor Aaron Davidman conjures a host of different characters while seeking answers to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in WRESTLING JERUSALEM. Davidman takes a multidimensional journey into the heart of the Middle East, and the intersection of politics, identity and spiritual yearning. He embodies and gives voice to 17 different characters on all sides of the existential divide–deftly moving between male and female, Jewish and Muslim, Israeli and Arab–modeling what it takes to truly bear witness through the eyes of the other. Challenging long-held beliefs with sharp and unblinking observation, Davidman finds both entrenched isolation and shared humanity in the shifting moral compasses and competing narratives of all his characters. Filmmaker Dylan Kussman moves freely and seamlessly among three locations–a live theater audience, the open expanse of a vast desert, and a small dressing room–exploiting the interplay of theatrical spontaneity, cinematic poetry, and spiritual intimacy. The result is a unique hybrid of stage and cinema that reignites hope for the future of this troubled region. “The film makes no sweeping generalizations and offers no easy answers. Rather, it aspires to serve as an experience that combined with discussion, will address the issues the world community faces about Israel/Palestine and the broader concerns of our polarized world.” Click here to see what People Are Saying: http://www.wrestlingjerusalem.com/responses.html.

I look forward to the participation of all the chapters at this important mid-year Board meeting. If you have specific issues you would like raised at the Board meeting, please call or email me at least a week prior to the meeting.

Thank you all!
Barry Simon, President
United Nations Association of the USA
Southern California Division
PO Box 827
Santa Monica, CA 90406
Check out the Global Goals at www.globalgoals.org

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