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AZA and BBG Business at August Execs

Posted on 08/19/2012 @ 01:00 PM

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The Executive Body at AZA BBG Execs 2012 came together to discuss, debate and decide on a number of business items. Read on to see what passed, and what didn't!

  • Resolution Recognizing Pacific Western Region BBYO – recognizing the merge of Pacific Coast Region and South Western Region, PASSED
  • Resolution to Recognize One – Year Anniversary of BBYO Connect – celebrating last year and committing to further the involvement of AZA and BBG members and leaders with special attention to ensuring a smart, successful and meaningful transitions for 8th graders from BBYO Connect to AZA and BBG, PASSED
  • Resolution to Welcome Estonia into BBYO Community – welcoming as Estonia as our newest global affiliate as a result of the Schusterman Foundation supported BBYO/JDC Service Corps Fellow Program, PASSED
  • Resolution to Support U.S. Congressional Legislation Recognizing Jewish Refugees Joint Legislation for AZA and BBG – declaring support for the Congressional bill by sending a letter of support to sponsoring representatives and other key Congressional leaders and partner organizations, PASSED
  • Resolution to Commend U.S. Congressional Pro-Israel Leadership on the Passage of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act – declaring support for the Congressional bill by sending a letter to the bill’s sponsors thanking them for their bipartisan support, PASSED
  • Motion, Scheduling Speak UP for Israel Week 2012 – creating a 7-day period kicking off with AZA and BBG Shabbat, November 9 – November 16, PASSED
  • Motion, Establishing the Global Network Committee (GAN) – ensuring the every community affiliated with BBYO share representation and work to build our Movement from a global platform, PASSED
  • Motion, Recommendation for a Strategic AZA Membership Committee – focused exclusively on growing AZA membership in the year ahead, PASSED
  • Motion, Empowered Democracy Act – expanding the time current allowed by the Constitution to hold business sessions from August and February to monthly, FAILED
  • Motion, Resolution to Adopt the BBYO Educational Framework – agreeing to adopt the Educational Framework as a guideline for programming, PASSED
  • Motion, to Accept Updated BBG Constitution – updates to BBG Constitution to reflect past motions, new language, PASSED

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