UUSC and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) are petitioning Mayor Michael Duggan, DWSD Director Sue McCormick, and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to restore water to most vulnerable households and to stop further shutoffs to vulnerable households. Help us send a strong message to Detroit’s emergency manager and water utility director. Help stop mass shutoffs and protect residents of this great American city. Help defend the human right to water.
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on the international human rights treaty known as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). If ratified, this treaty would protect the rights of all people living with disabilities, in the United States and around the world.
The UUA and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee are teaming up for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to connect with social justice leaders on the ground in Africa!
Rev. Kathleen McTigue is the inaugural director of the UU College of Social Justice (CSJ).
In partnership with the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Veatch Program of the UU Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset, N.Y., UUSC has produced an exciting new set of religious education and worship resources for congregations to learn more about Haiti and UUSC’s recovery work there
In light of the worsening humanitarian crisis in Somalia and other countries in East Africa, UUSC has launched a multifaceted program to provide immediate relief to Somalis suffering from the famine as well as to support communities hosting Somali refugees in other countries affected by the mounting devastation
These trips will focus on administering health care to Haitians in Port-au-Prince and the Central Plateau, in support of UUSC partners. In a variety of clinical settings, volunteers might administer vaccinations, conduct overall health checkups, and advise on the nutritional needs of patients, among other tasks typical to health care in a developing country