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Model United Nations Info Session

posted Nov 18, 2013, 4:08 PM by Andrew Hyman   [ updated Nov 21, 2013, 2:31 PM by LA MagnetSchools ]

Information Presentation on
After-School Enrichment Program: 
at MPA meeting 
Wednesday, November 20, 
6:30 – 7:00 PM in Portola Library. 
Model UN is a simulation of the United Nations that gives students experience in global issues, international relations and diplomacy.  Participants will: 
- Meet on Thursdays after school for 1 hour, starting January 2014 (TBA)
- Practice public speaking and negotiating skills. Research, debate and formulate solutions for international issues.
- Attend a MUN Training in central California, March 14-16
- Choose the role of an international diplomat, journalist, advocate, or attorney
- Take on their roles with middle school students from all over California in the MUN Summit at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, April 24-27
$850 fee covers both Training and Summit, including hotel, meals, bussing. Limited scholarships may be available for
Title 1 students.  
Past Model UN participants include: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Chelsea Clinton, Samuel L Jackson, Ryan Seacrest and Lisa Simpson :-) 
SPACE IS LIMITED. For more info, come to the November 20 MPA meeting.