Advocacy and Witness Events
- “Every Mother’s Child ~ A White Supremacy Teach-In ” was presented on May 14 at First Parish. Check out these resources for our conversations: UU White Supremacy Teach-In – The VUU #177 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tC0lsIuHbsc Universalists congregations are being asked to shift their regularly scheduled Sunday morning worship to participate in a teach-in on racism and white supremacy. Learn more at http://www.blacklivesuu.com/teachin/. Very important source: The Global Majorities Collective, a new project of DRUUMM, is an experiment in creating a new UU culture, BY and FOR People of Color. Published on Feb 24, 2017 https://youtu.be/zqptrcBrI_s Also from UU WORLD An Article by William G. Sinkford who in now one of the three Co-Presidents of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. http://www.uuworld.org/articles/dream-white-innocence
- The Sanctuary Movement is a growing movement of faith and immigrant communities doing what Congress and the Administration refuse to do: protect and stand with immigrants facing deportation. Members pledge to protect immigrant families who face workplace discrimination or unjust deportation. Unitarian Universalists are joining the many religious leaders, congregations, and faith-based organizations of all denominations who are part of the Movement. http://www.uua.org/immigration/witness/partners/newsanctuary
- Sanctuary In a Trump Era NSM 11/21/16 webinar and Video on Sanctuary from the 1980s and present: Theo Rigby www.vimeo.com/189690725 (password: sanctuary)
BOSTON, JUNE 2 – 4, 2017
“White Awake,” Beloved Community and Racial Justice ~ A Boston area weekend with opportunities for public conversation, workshops and gatherings to combat white supremacy and build transformative, beloved communities featuring ELEANOR HANCOCK of “White Awake” https://sites.google.com/view/whiteawakeboston
Ongoing Issues: Environment Justice, Women’s Rights, Workers Rights, Prison Reform and Against Gun Violence witness events are ongoing. Follow UU Mass Action on Facebook or http://www.uumassaction.org/ for great opportunities.Environment Justice, Women’s Rights, Workers Rights, Prison Reform and Against Gun Violence witness events are ongoing. Follow UU Mass Action on Facebook or for great opportunities.
Please sign the Declaration of Conscience on the UU Service Committee website!
This is something you can do right now! I you haven’t already. You can sign as an individual. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to make this Declaration as a congregation? Let’s talk about it. http://www.uusc.org