Yet hundreds of refugee children and their mothers are currently being imprisoned in for-profit detention camps, which are essentially jails, in the Southwestern United States. This is a violation of their basic dignity and human rights. Join us in calling on President Obama to release these imprisoned children.
Sunday, July 26, 3:00-5:00pm
First Trinity Lutheran Church
309 E Street NW
This July marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act, the civil rights legislation for people with disabilities. The UUA has joined other faith communities in signing a proclamation recommitting to the principles and practices of this landmark legislation.
An interfaith service celebrating the progress and promise of the ADA will be held.
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.
The UU Service Committee (UUSC) supported the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) and the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC) in producing “Tortured and Detained: Survivor Stories of U.S. Immigration Detention”