Open to all high-school-aged youth interested in justice, the UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ)’s Activate programs offer you the chance to gain hands-on skills to help organize, transcend boundaries, and engage in justice work grounded in UU theology.
Youth and Young Adults
UU College of Social Justice offers events for youth, young adults and trips for all
Sunday, August 2
Friends Meeting House of Washington, DC
2111 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Everyone’s invited to take a field trip over to Friends Meeting of Washington on Sunday August 2nd for a lunch with the organizers where they could share stories about what they’ve been doing in their community and strategize about moving Congress in the next year on climate.
Friday, August 7 to Tuesday, August 11
(Registration Deadline May 3)
Cenacle Retreat and Conference Center
This is a young adult program of the UU College of Social Justice. Tim DeChristopher is organizing GROW Climate Justice because he thinks powerful things can happen by bringing great young people with shared values together with some of the deepest thinkers in the movement.
November 13 & 14, 2015 in Baltimore
North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, Timonium, MD
Friday, November 13: Professional Symposium
Workshops, discussions and networking for education, medical, mental health and social service professionals.
Saturday, November 14: Family Day
Workshops for parents and caregivers; full programs for youth: teen workshops, tween programming and a kids’ camp.
A Gathering for Unitarian Universalist Youth and Young Adults of Color (ages 15-30) – July 10-14, Boston, MA – Application Deadline April 15
Friday, July 10 – Tuesday, July 14
Application Deadline: April 15
Join other Unitarian Universalist Youth and Young Adults of Color (People of African Descent, Caribbean, Native/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latina/o and Hispanic, Middle Eastern/Arab, Multiracial and Multiethnic) for a four-day gathering to deepen our faith, lift our spirits, and build critical skills for leadership in the face of our uncertain, broken and beautiful world.
Wednesday, May 27, 10:00am – 11:15am
There will be a webinar/teleconference on May 27th at 10:00-11:15am, hosted by the Office of the First Lady of Virginia, Share Our Strength, the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy and the Virginia Council of Churches to explain how faith leaders can help.
Saturday, May 2, 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.
Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Performances, games, speakers, resources, and free stuff.
MetroTeenAIDS can now provide free individual and group therapy sessions to lgbtq youth and young adults who have been victims of crime thanks to a grant from the DC Office of Victim Services.
Sunday June 7, 2:00-3:30pm
Kehilat Shalom 9915 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Ohr Kodesh Congregation 8300 Meadowbrook Ln, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Join Moms Rising and Jews United for Justice for a fun afternoon of family-friendly activities and opportunities to change the world right here at home – with award-winning storybook A Sick Day for Amos McGee, arts and crafts, healthy treats, and simple, powerful action you can take as a family!