LET YOUR SENATORS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES KNOW that you want them to act NOW in support of immediate extra US funding for the UN High Commission on Refugees. This is the least the United States can do to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Europe as refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and northern African countries seek safer lives for themselves and their children.
Mobile Advocacy Petitions
We have a mobile action platform that makes it easy for groups or individuals to take action. Here are some mobile activations available:
Ask your Members of Congress to support full U.S. funding for the UN.
Instructions: Text USAforUN to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to support the UN’s work to achieve gender equality by 2030.
Instructions: Text EQUAL to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to stand with refugees, and support the UN’s work to ensure the rights of migrants and displaced people around the world.
Instructions: Text REFUGEES to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to support the UN’s work to combat climate change, and uphold the goals set forth in the Paris Agreement.
Instructions: Text EARTH to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to support UN’s work to ensure all people have access to quality education so they may build a brighter future.
Instructions: Text READ to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to support the UN’s work to ensure the rights of LGBTI people around the world.
Instructions: Text LGBTI to 738-674
Ask your Members of Congress to Restore U.S. Leadership at the UN Human Rights Council.
Instructions: Text RIGHTS to 738-674
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
Click on your representative's name for a link to their website or simply call.
Senator Kamala D. Harris
B40B Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Senator Dianne Feinstein
331 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Members of Congress
Gil Cisneros 39th District
1440 N. Harbor Blvd. Suite 601, Fullerton, CA 92835
Ken Calvert 42nd District
100 Avenida Presidio #A, San Clemente, CA 92672
Katie Porter 45th District
2151 Michaelson Dr. Suite 195, Irvine, CA 92612
Luis Correa 46th District
2323 N. Broadway, Suite 404-1, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Alan Lowenthal 47th District
100 W. Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Harley Rouda 48th District
4000 Westerly Place #270,Newport Beach, CA 92660
Mike Levin 49th District
District 33282 Golden Lantern #102, Dana Point, CA 92627
Only the US Senate can approve treaties - Our country has not yet approved several that our delegations helped write. Let Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris know that these need to be moved back onto the Senate agenda! (Click on senators' name above to link to their websites.)
International treaties and conventions not yet ratified by the Senate:
* Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
* Convention on the Rights of the Child
* Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
* Law of the Sea Treaty
The United Nations and you!
Members of the Chapters and Divisions of United Nation Association are encouraged to connect with their elected leaders to promote such issues as US financing to the UN, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), protection of universal healthcare rights and the ratification of international treaties. Meetings with Congressional representatives are supported through expert resources provided by UN Association that help facilitate discussions.
UNA-USA grew to become the primary advocate of the United Nations. It boasts 20,000 members in 200 chapters nationwide.
For over 70 years, United Nations Association of the United States of America has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events both on local and national level.
Your participation in UNA-OC networking groups, advocacy events, and educational meetings throughout the year, is reminding how important the United Nations is for us here in Orange County!