UNICEF CWRU

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About UNICEF CWRU

 

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We Believe in Zero!

For a world where no children die from the preventable causes, we do whatever it takes to make that number ZERO by giving children the essentials for a safe and healthy childhood.

 

Why UNICEF CWRU?

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UNICEF CWRU Club will benefit our university in several ways. UNICEF CWRU will first serve as a space to discuss global issues and concerns. As a club, we will brainstorm unique methods to engage other students so that they too can provide aid to the world’s most vulnerable children. Discussing global issues will also leave the members with a better understanding of current events. UNICEF CWRU will cover a wide range of UNICEF’s Program Areas such as child protection, education, water, sanitation and hygiene, which may align with certain areas of study, allowing for a more insightful, understanding life outside of the classroom. UNICEF CWRU will also provide students with an opportunity to gain leadership positions on campus, adding to our student body’s leadership qualities.

 

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UNICEF and UNICEF USA

 

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund is a United Nations organization established after the devastation of World War II in order to provide humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers across the globe. For nearly 70 years, the United Nations Children's Fund has been putting children first, protecting their rights and providing the assistance and services they need to survive and thrive. UNICEF has helped save more children's lives than any other humanitarian organization in the world. 

Humanitarian Action for Children 2019 (Overview) 

Top 10 Things to Know about UNICEF

UNICEF USA

UNICEF USA is one of 33 organizations, called national committees, around the world that secures crucial financial support and government funding for UNICEF. UNICEF USA's vision is a better world for children everywhere. Since its inception in 1947, UNICEF USA has provided UNICEF and various NGOs with $7.2 billion in cash and gifts-in-kind.

UNICEF Annual Report 2018

UNICEF USA Annual Summit

 

Our Work

Download our 2017 - 2018 Annual Report

2017

  • October: Trick or Treat for UNICEF
  • November: Letters of Love to Celebrate the World Children's Day

2018

  • January: Help to Stop Human Trafficking Screening and Discussion Night
  • February: Donation Drive for children in Guatemala
  • March: UNICEF Student Annual Summit and Advocacy Day
  • April: DRAW-A-THON Mindful Self Portrait Activity
  • June: Book Donation Drive for Xia Tang village
  • September: The lazy person's guide to saving the world (SDGs)
  • October: Screening night UNICEF TOT
  • November: "Children's Rights: US vs UN" Discussion

2019

  • February: End Human Trafficking Screening Night
  • March: UNICEF Student Annual Summit and Advocacy Day

More events coming soon!

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Our Team (2019)

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Kathleen Farkas
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Associate Professor
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel
School of Applied Social Sciences

President and Community Building Officer
Xinyuan Cui
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MSSA & MNO Candidate
2019

Vice President
Shen Peng
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MSSA Candidate 2019

Secretary and Treasurer
Emily Wilson
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MSSA Candidate 2020

Advocacy Officer
Shilpa Pokkuluri
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MSSA & MNO Candidate
2020

Marketing Officer
Jiayin
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Undergraduate 2020

Undergraduate Communications Officer
Nehal Methi
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Undergraduate 2020

 

Upcoming Events

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UNICEF Student Annual Summit and Advocacy Day
March 16-19, 2019
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Join Us!

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