Host a Guest at Your Table dinner this fall to support human rights around the world!
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.
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”
PHOENIX — Several thousand critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio gathered outside “Tent City” Saturday night for a rally calling for the closure of the sheriff’s complex of canvas jail tents.