Upcoming Events

UN Day 2021: Creating a Blueprint for a Better Future

This year, we’re celebrating the UN’s 76th anniversary with a special virtual program, bringing together UN officials, youth change-makers, and the most essential piece to our movement—you, our members.

Monday, October 25 / 3:30 - 5pm

Learn more here!

Virtual Advocacy

Take a moment to advocate for a better world! A Better World Campaign fosters a strong partnership between the United States and the United Nations in order to help build a more secure, prosperous, and healthy world. You can take action here and have your voice heard by Congress on global issues. Better World Campaign’s website is also a great place to learn more about the United Nations, understand US-UN Partnerships, and find resources on important topics.

Chapter News / July 2021

Check out the latest news, including a survey, upcoming events, and more!

Past Events

Empowering Students to Contribute to a Better World with Immersive Human Stories

Join Lyfta co-founders Paulina Tervo and Serdar Ferit for a special Earth Day webinar. Paulina and Serdar will take participants on an immersive transatlantic journey during which they will delve into the lives of Rob, an artist and environmental activist in Cornwall, and Jana, the founder of a sustainable fishing organization in San Francisco. During the session the audience will be invited to take part in an interactive Lyfta quest on their own computers/ipads.

International Women's Day 2021: A Selection of Women-Directed Films to View

Stream these women-directed films from around the world for International Women’s Day (3/8/21), then join the conversation on social media using the hashtag: #ccunacelebratingcinewa

Many thanks to UNCW Film Studies Professor, Dr Tim Palmer, for putting together such a wonderful list of films.

UN Day 2020: Promoting SDG 4 Quality Education in Nigeria through Student Empowerment and Teacher Training

Join us as Jacob Sule, Executive Director of iRead to Live Initiative in Nigeria, will be speaking to us about SDG #4 / Quality Education. We will learn about his initiatives to improve access to education.

The video is available here and on Facebook.

Yolanda Norwood Scholarship.mp4

2020 Yolanda Norwood Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Congrats to our 2020 Yolanda Norwood Memorial Scholarship Recipient, Julie Griffin. Learn more the incredible work she is doing for women and children in this video.


Ann Sherman-Skiba Coastal Carolina United Nations Association Scholarship

Amount: $500

Requirement: university student who is actively engaged in international topics or studies

Deadline: October 1


Coastal Carolina United Nations Association High School Scholarship

Amount: $300

Requirement: high school student who is actively engaged in international topics or studies

Deadline: Suspended during COVID-19


Yolanda Norwood Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $500

Requirement: university student who is actively devoted to improving the lives of women and/or children as demonstrated through academic study and/or activities outside of school

Deadline: October 1


Meet our Board Members

Amanda Boomershine


Elizabeth Crawford


Lesley Daspit


Stephanna Tewey


Liza Palmer

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