26 December 2012

Liberia: ULAA Launches Its Website

The Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA) is pleased to launch its website. It is be visited or reached at www.ulaaliberia.us. In her launching message, the president of ULAA, Dr. Mariah Y Seton said the website is opportunity for the Union to inform the public about activities and initiatives of ULAA in the United States, her special in Liberia and other parts of the world.

She pointed out that at this stage the search for peace and reconciliation in ULAA is the major goal of the year. She extended a call to the other fashion of ULAA which is playing "ULAA" to join her restoring sanity to the organization. Dr. Seton made it clear that they will cut and run, but will stay the course until ULAA is united.

Meanwhile ULAA has constituted a 50 member Consultative committee on Peace and Reconciliation in ULAA. The Committee is headed by Hon. Benoni Tarr Grimes who is also in change of ULAA's special project and mission in Liberia.

The Union has been holding regular extraordinary meeting once a month and is expected to hold a major one in Washington DC.

The first face-to-face meeting in the series of Regular Extraordinary Leadership Session is to be held on Friday, January 18, 2013 in Washington DC. This meeting will be followed by the attendance of Annual Immigration Lobby Day in the nation's capitol.

All Chapter Presidents and leaders, members of the Board of Directors and members of the ULAA Peace and Reconciliation Consultative Committee are expected to attend the meeting.

On the agenda will be ULAA immigration Initiative for those on DED, the on-going mission to Liberia, The Peace Process, and the Project Liberia 2012, The Tubman University Scholarship Program and other future projects, relationship with the Liberian Government and other matters of vital importance to Liberians in the Diaspora.

The decision to held regular month consultative meetings was adopted during an emergency meeting held on August 14, 2012 by the National Leadership Council of the Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA) . This will be the first face-to-face Regular Extraordinary Leadership Session to be held since the decision.

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