Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice Mobilizing Voters for the 2016 Elections Initiative Leadership Team Saturday, August 27, 2016 – 10:30am-1:00pm Held at UU Church of Arlington, VA Meeting Notes Attendance: Brendan Orsinger – All Souls Kathy Dunne – Arlington Pam Illar – Bull Run Frances Barlas – Bull Run Andrew Batcher – Cedar Lane Mary(…)
On August 27 at the UU Church of Arlington UUs gathered to begin shaping a new UUSJ strategic plan to give voice to our values on escalating inequality as a moral issue. Conversation focused on three facets of this work: actionable advocacy priorities, the moral impetus of our efforts, and messaging on the intersection of(…)
Friday, November 20, 8:30am-12:00pm (departure, 8:30am; press conference, 11:30am) Marchers will leave from Arlington Courthouse Plaza (2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201), cross the Key Bridge, and walk through Georgetown to the White House. Check out the full route. Flyer Come walk with us from Arlington, Virginia, to the White House in recognition of the(…)
Sunday, November 8 from 2pm to 6pm (registration starting at 1:30pm) Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA Register Flyer Contact Mary Pike at marylpva(at)gmail.com or 202-746-4494 Whether you feel you know a lot or a little about environmental sustainability, social justice, or spiritual fulfillment, we promise this Symposium will have you looking at what you(…)
Saturday, November 14, 12:00-4:30 pm Channing Memorial Church, Ellicott City, MD Register Cost: $10; $12 after November 11 (includes vegetarian lunch and materials) Sponsored by Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice in the National Capital Region Flyer Election season is upon us, and opinions and ideas are flowing. Or are they? • Are we really open(…)
Ed Kringer of the Accotink UU Church and Paul Sturm of the First Unitarian Church, Baltimore are co-chairing a fledgling UUSJ Economic Justice Task Force. If you would like to become a part of the Economic Justice Task Force contact Ed Kringer at ekringer(at)aol.com or Paul Sturm at psturm(at)execpc.com.
UUSJ has purchased the films Which Way Home and Welcome to Shelbyville. Contact info(at)uusj.org or call 202-600-9132 to arrange to borrow either for a showing in your congregation.
At the May annual meeting Nancy Sorden, who will be ending a term as secretary, Mike McCord, who will be ending two terms as treasurer and Hal Fuller, who will be ending two terms as co-chair were all thanked for their service.
Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice Had a Presence at the April 10 Rally for Immigration Reform
Rev. Terry Ellen, UUSJ Executive Director and Rev. Cyn Snavely, UUSJ Administrator with UUSJ banner at Immigration Reform Rally..