Young Professionals Step Up with UNICEF's Next Generation in Atlanta

In September, a group of thirty young professionals gathered at the Luminary, a new restaurant in Atlanta’s trendy Krog Street Market. The event wasn’t a typical after-work social gathering. Participants showed up to learn how to take action with UNICEF’s Next Generation, a diverse group of young leaders in their 20s and 30s who share a commitment to UNICEF’s future and a belief that all children have the chance to live a safe and healthy childhood. Across the country, Next Generation members are hosting events, educating their communities, and raising funds for UNICEF’s lifesaving work.

Atlanta UNICEF Clubs Gather to Take Action for Children

Across the country, over 400 UNICEF Clubs in High Schools and Colleges are mobilizing their schools to take action to make the world a better place for kids. In September, a group of club leaders from Atlanta gathered at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Southeast Regional Office to get to know one another and brainstorm ideas for the school year. Students discussed ways to take action through U.S. Fund for UNICEF Programs such as Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, the UNICEF Tap Project, and the End Trafficking Campaign.

“THE GOOD LIE” FILMMAKERS AND THE U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF COLLABORATION SET TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FUNDS FOR HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

NEW YORK, NY, September 30, 2014 – The producers of the upcoming feature drama “The Good Lie” have teamed up with organizations including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help South Sudanese children in crisis and Lost Boys and Girls' communities. This partnership represents a new wave in film and cause collaborations.  UNICEF has played an integral role in the survival, protection and development of Sudan and South Sudan’s children since 1965.

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