Human Rights

UU Service Committee and UUA Have a Petition to Oppose Detroit Water Shut Offs

UUSC and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) are petitioning Mayor Michael Duggan, DWSD Director Sue McCormick, and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to restore water to most vulnerable households and to stop further shutoffs to vulnerable households. Help us send a strong message to Detroit’s emergency manager and water utility director. Help stop mass shutoffs and protect residents of this great American city. Help defend the human right to water.

Interfaith Service, Rally and March on 13th Anniversary of Opening of Guantanamo – January 11, Washington, DC

Sunday, January 11, 1:00 p.m. Interfaith Service, 1:30 p.m. Rally and March
Gather at Lafayette Square, Washington, DC
The National Religious Campaign Against Torture invites you to join us at the White House on January 11 at 1 :00 p.m. for an interfaith service and 1:30 p.m. for a rally and march on the 13th anniversary of the opening of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Gather at Lafayette Square. NRCAT staff will be there by 12:45 p.m.

Human Rights Day Webinar with National Religious Campaign Against Torture- December 10

Wednesday, December 10, 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Professor Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, and Dr. Rebecca Gordon, author of “Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States” will bring us up to date on the current issues faced by anti-torture activists, and what we can do as people of faith.