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.
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.
College-age young adults get powerful, summer-long placements with UUA and UUSC partners around the world
High school youth gain inspiration through a terrific combination of justice theory and hands-on experience
Teen Talk is a monthly discussion group for teens run by trained PPM teen Peer Educators. It’s fun, informal and there’s free pizza! These programs cover a wide range of topics, from birth control to healthy relationships. Upcoming Teen Talks and Topics: October 17th: Sexual Orientation November 21st: Drugs, Alcohol, and Sexual Situations.
Generation Hope removes barriers to educational attainment by matching teen parents attending college in the DC metro area with individuals, organizations, and local businesses (Sponsors) to participate in a mentoring relationship that includes emotional and financial support