COVID-19 Event Guidelines for Chapters
During the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important that we follow the guidelines of our local authorities, which may mean making changes to our regular chapter activities to stay safe. Here is a helpful guide with UNA-USA’s recommendations.
The Message and the Medium: Creating a Digital Toolkit
Learn the necessary components for building a strong communications plan, with a special focus on developing a digital strategy for UN Day.
Using email communications will help grow or enhance your relationship with local UNA-USA members. This cost-effective approach allows for regular and timely contact, while also giving your members more opportunities to stay engaged with the chapter.
Facebook Page Guidelines for Chapters
A Facebook page is critical for your chapter to reach new audiences, engage current followers, and attract new members. Review this guide before you set up your page.
Social Media Tips for Chapters
Social Media is a fun and easy way to connect with other people who care about the same issues you do. The more active you are on social media, the more effective your Chapter will be in growing its network and spreading the UN’s message to the community.
UNA-USA Brand Guidelines
Our UNA-USA style guide has everything you need to know about using the brand correctly—from logo do’s and don’ts, to UNA-USA colors and fonts.
What We're Talking About This Month
Each month, UNA-USA, the UN and the UN Foundation seek to raise awareness on a different global issue, and we need your help! Find out what we’re focusing on this month, and how you can incorporate it into your own social media and communications practices.
NEWS & MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS
Working with the Media: The Basics
Before you contact the media, learn how to define your audience and craft your message effectively.
Working with the Media: Press Conference
Press conferences are an important tool in getting your message out to the general public. However, they require preparation. This helpful toolkit has everything you need to know.
What is Newsworthy?
Before engaging a member of the press, it’s important to make sure you’re focusing your energies on an item that is likely to generate media coverage. Learn the 5 criteria that makes an item newsworthy.
Media Advisory Template
A media advisory is used to invite the media to a public event. Use this template to draft your own media advisory before your next event.
Working with the Media: Other Ways to Share Your Message
Editorial board visits, local talk radio, PSAs, advertisements—these are just a few of many way to share your chapter’s message.
Tips to Being a Media Spokesperson
A spokesperson takes the organization from an “it” to a “we”. Learn how to take your chapter’s message beyond written word.
Writing a Letter to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are vehicles for expressing an opinion and are an excellent way to increase public awareness about important issues. Learn how to write one.
Letter-to-the-Editor Notification Form
Did you submit a Letter-to-the-Editor (LTE) to a news publication? Let the UNA-USA national office know!
Writing an LTE about UNA-USA's UN75 Report
Learn how to write a compelling LTE that draws a link between UN75 report findings and issues in your community.
Global Connections Television Program for UNA-USA Chapters
Each UNA-USA chapter has a unique opportunity to raise its visibility, recruit new members, enhance its credibility and inform people in their communities about the United Nations – through Global Connections Television.