Human Rights

Sign the UU Service Committee’s Petition to End the Jailing of Refugee Children

Jail is no place for children.

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.

Interfaith Service Celebrating the Progress and Promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act – July 26, Washington, DC

Sunday, July 26, 3:00-5:00pm
First Trinity Lutheran Church
309 E Street NW
Washington, DC

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.

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.