2017 Social Justice Awards Celebration
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Cedar Lane UU Church,
9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
This is the 8th UUSJ Social Justice Awards Ceremony – a celebration of the accomplishments of individuals and congregations designed to inspire and spread good ideas, lift up the good works of fellow UUs, and foster connections.
The event benefits the UUSJ Social Justice Fund, providing up to $500 grant seed for worthwhile social justice efforts that are under or unfunded in UU congregations. Visit Social Justice Grants to apply.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN.
$60 ($25 is tax deductible)
Accotink Social Justice Committee – Accotink UU Church
Congregational Social Justice Program Award
Diana Herriman – Mount Vernon Unitarian Church
Emerging Leader Award
Heather Wiemer – The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax
Environment/Climate Justice Award
Environmental Justice Project of the Peace and Justice Ministry – First Unitarian Church of Baltimore
Innovative Social Justice Programming Award
All Souls Reeb Project for Voting Rights – All Souls, Church Unitarian
Lifetime Achievement Award
Ken Shilling – Goodloe Memorial UU Congregation
Rev. Dr. Linda Olson Peebles – Interim Minister of Accotink UU Church
Special Recognition Award (Advocacy)
Lavona Grow – Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
To see detailed descriptions of each award, see our nominations page.