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Youth and Young Adults
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.
Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Hour-long panel, followed by Q&A
Equality Maryland is partnering with Hearts & Homes and PFLAG Howard County to host an Information Session for potential foster parents, specifically in consideration of the needs of LGBT foster youth.
Registration Deadline March 1
The Spring Lobby Weekend will feature time to explore our moral grounding for working on climate change, a “deep dive” look at current climate justice issues and the need for changes in federal policy. We’ll offer lobbying training, and then Hill meetings with legislators and their staff.
Sunday, March 1,, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
UU Congregation of Columbia
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD
Come learn about the high school youth group’s work with Big Creek People in Action, share delectable food, and have fun with some of the best people in town.
Saturday, February 7, 2:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
The purpose of this gathering is to provide a day of focused dialogue among young DC area leaders from a variety of faith traditions (as well as those from multi-faith and no faith backgrounds) who are dedicated to building interfaith relationships with peers and allies. The summit is open to DC area residents, ages 18-39, who hold a position of responsibility in their community/organization.
Children in Danger: A Guide to the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border- American Immigration Center Special Report July 10, 2014
Link to 20 page American Immigration Center Special Report July 10, 2014: Children in Danger – A Guide to the Humanitarian Challenge at the Border
Thursday, January. 8, 7:30 p.m.
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Gaithersburg. Directions and additional details here.
It Runs in the Family, Frida Berrigan’s new book, is about how parents can create lasting and meaningful bulwarks between their kids and the violence endemic in our culture. It posits discipline without spanks or slaps or threats of violence, while considering how to raise thoughtful, compassionate, fearless young people committed to social and political change.
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