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"Youths in the UN: Together Building Peace" By Peyton Greenberg

UNA-USA Kentucky Division

Thursday, August 17, 2017

“Peyton’s Recent Trip to Olympics Competition in Israel; Bringing 2 SILVER MEDALS Home to Louisville, KY"


Hosted by UNA-USA Kentucky Division
Co-Sponsors: UNA-USA, Louisville Chapter; Claudia Crawford, LMFT


When: Thursday, August 17, 2017; 7—8:30 p.m.

Where:
2000 Douglass Blvd., St. Paul United Methodist Church in Social Hall, Louisville, KY 40207
*Light snacks and refreshments will be served

For more information, please contact: 
Teena Halbig, President UNA-USA KY
TeenaHal@aol.com
(502) 267-6883

About International Youth Day:
1965 the UN General Assembly acknowledged the promotion of Youth Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding between all people. 1985 was the first declared UN Youth Day. This day aims to celebrate young people’s contributions to social justice, conflict deterrence, and sustainable peace. Sustainable Development Goals will be highlighted (SDG 16 for Peace, etc.)


About Peyton Greenberg: Peyton Greenberg is currently a student-athlete at Northwestern University pursuing a double major in International Relations and Communications. The Louisville Native is presently on the Northwestern Dean’s List and has participated in several national and international swimming competitions. 2017 Olympic Competition in Israel, she won and brought home to Louisville, not 1 but 2 SILVER MEDALS. She will show them to you on the 17th ! Last summer she worked as a fundraiser for the charity, A Global Friendship, which raised awareness and funds to help empower and educate women in poverty stricken societies to gain employment. The international swim meets and working for A Global Friendship has inspired her to be involved with international policies and civic activism. Peyton is also a student representative for her athletic community, performing the leadership role of merging the gap between administration and the athletic community. She’s very passionate about peaceful international diplomacy, women’s rights, and empowering the youth of America. Her future aspirations include working with UNICEF and UN Women to spread the influence of education and to empower those who cannot empower themselves.


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