Friday, September 25, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from September 18, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great meeting on Friday! We talked all about Drag. For business:
  • Activation fee's for this semester are due on Wednesday, October 14th.
  • Send us ideas for a t-shirt! Just a simple slogan would be great! Last year it said, "All the cool kids are open minded."
  • The last day to pay for your T-shirt will be Monday, October 5th. You must be a member to buy a t-shirt. All totaled it is $18 for a membership and a t-shirt.
Have a good week!

Cheers!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from September 11, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a very educational and fun meeting on Friday run by yours truly. We learned about Historical Figures in the LGBTQ+ Community and then played a fun game of Around the World! We crowned a victor and they will receive a free Unity t-shirt!

Just a reminder:

  • You can still pay your activation fee to Anna Gowin (Unity Treasurer). They are $8 and this will allow you to vote and run in our elections. 
Our Program Coordinator will be leading our next meeting that will be all about drag! Hope to see you all there!

Cheers!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from September 4, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great meeting on Friday! We had a productive debate in which we talked about whether or not a person could be proud of their identity but not be out of the closest. And just for some general business:
  • If you wish to be an active member you must pay your $8 activation fee. This will allow you to vote and run in elections and allow you to purchase the Unity t-shirt.
Our next meeting will be Friday September 11, 2015. Hope to see you all there!

Cheers!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from August 28, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had an awesome meeting yesterday! There was a great turn out which made playing Jeopardy a lot of fun. We went over a bit of business so here's that:
  • Unity members are not required to pay an activation fee to be a part of our organization. However, once the activation fee is paid, that member will then gain privileges only afforded to active members such as voting and running in elections.
  • For the remainder of the school year we will be meeting on Fridays at 4:30 PM in the Mathematics Bldg. rm 102. 
Hope to see you all at our next meeting! Have a great weekend!

Cheers!

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from April 6, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great meeting Monday April 6, 2015. Marcus shared a very personal story with us that had a message of the importance of moderation. As for business:
  • If you would like to run for an Executive Board position for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year, we will be accepting announcements of candidacy from Monday April 13th until Wednesday April 15th. All of the current Executive Board positions are up for election. If you would like to run, send us an e-mail with a short paragraph about why you should be on the e-board in that particular position, during the aforementioned window (April 13-15).
  • The second batch of Unity T-shirts have been ordered and are on their way for anyone who paid for them. You should be receiving them soon.
  • The due date for paying dues has already passed. If you have a reason for being late in paying dues you may e-mail Anna (agowin@uno.edu) and she will accept them on a case by case basis.
  • Unity's annual "Second Chance Prom" is coming up. It will be April 24th in the Innsbruck Suite in the UC from 7-10 pm. The theme is: "Alice in Wonderland themed Casino in Space". Come dressed up however you like!

That’s all for the minutes.  Next week’s topic will Deindividualization. Come next Monday to find what it is! Hope to see you all there!

Cheers!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Unity Meeting Minutes from March 23, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great, long, meeting on Monday March 23rd. We had a guest speaker from Akashic Reiki talk to us about non-violent communication. Now onto the business:
  • As said, a speaker from Akashic Reiki spoke to us Monday. If you would like to learn more about the breathing techniques and exercises, you can go to their website: AkashicReiki.com then go to resources > videos > non-violent communication

That's it for business. Our next meeting topic is Trans* Accessories. It'll be a lot of fun. Hope to see you there!


Cheers!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from March 9, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great meeting Monday, March 9th! Hope you all had fun talking about and acting out Queer bating. As per usual we have some buisness:

  • April 1st is the deadline for paying dues and paying for t-shirts 
  • The Louisiana Queer Conference is this Saturday at LSU. Some of the E-board will attending. Admission is $5 dollars. You can pay online or at the door. Email the eboard about carpool details if you would like to attend. Please do! 
Hope to see you all next Monday March 16th! The topic is Gender Queer! The E-board will be dressing up as imaginary comic book characters! You don't want to miss it. 


Cheers! 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from February 23, 2015


Hey Unity!

We had a great meeting Monday. Since it is Diversity Week, we decided to make Untiy PSAs about why we help make UNO such a diverse and unique palce. We had two teams create their own PSAs and they were awesome! They will be on the website soon, and you will be able to vote for the one that you think best captures the Diversity that is Unity. As for the buisness, here are some things we talked about:
  • Safe Space Training is here again! It will be on Friday, February 27th from 1pm - 4pm in MH 351. To sign up you can visit the [Safe Space Website] which is also linked on our website.
  • UNITY will be going to see Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center this Monday, March 2nd
  • Unity's advisor, Mike Hoffshire, is looking for LGB students who are willing to be interviewed for 30 minutes about their career development for a class. To get involved, contact him at mhoffshi@uno.edu. He will buy you coffee, pretty please assist. 

Have and wonderful week, good luck on mid terms and prepare yourself for a delightful lesson on Queer History next monday!

Cheers!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from January 26, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great Meeting Monday. We had a lively discussion about problems within the queer community. As for business:
  • You can still pay your activation fee and get a t-shirt. You must be an active member to receive a shirt. If you are a member the shirt is $10, if you are not the total is $18.

Have a wonderful week! Our next meeting will be on Monday, February 2, 2015. The topic will be NERD DAY!! Come dressed as your favorite character from your favorite fandom.

Cheers!

Friday, January 23, 2015

Unity Meeting Minutes from January 21, 2015

Hey Unity!

We had a great first meeting of the semester Wednesday. We welcomed our newest E-board member, Shelby, as Program Coordinator, and we said hello to a lot of new faces. We are very enthusiastic about this semester and we hope you are to. Now for some business:
  • You can still pay your activation fee! You have until April 1st to do so if you wish to be an active member.
  • We will be ordering a second batch of t-shirts for anyone who didn’t get one last semester. So make sure to speak with an E-board member if you are interested.
  • Unity currently has two E-board members, Anna and Moe, on the homecoming court. In order to vote for them copy this link into your browser: http://neworleans.co1.qualtrics.com/WRQualtricsSurveyEngine/?Q_SS=eEtUD6Z7jx5VT7f_0kU4xLBbGHi89aR&_=1

Last semester was out best semester yet. Let’s make this one even better!

Cheers!