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Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (Aug. 17, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-08-17 14:54:51   Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice Aug. 17, 2018 (Download This Edition Here) Are you a fan of Meaningful Movies®? Movies for Justice are listed together, beneath the Events section.   An Ongoing Vigils section is listed after New and Noteworthy.   NETWORK NEWS JUUstice Washington Summit Oct. 20 – These are not ordinary times. So, this year, Northwest UU Justice Network and Washington UU Voices for Justice are planning a justice summit targeted towards evolution — organizationally and individually — to develop extraordinary responses to justice challenges. Registration for the summit, in Edmonds, opens next week. More   ADVOCACY ALERTS How to Help Arrested Indigenous Water Protectors – Seven indigenous Water Protectors are either in or facing federal prison for their actions at Standing Rock. Hearings are... More »
Tacoma Rally Sept. 8 for Climate Global Day of Action Last Updated on 2018-08-16 15:58:50 Rise For Climate Global Day of Action Rally and March Sept. 8   9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tollefson Plaza, 1548 Commerce St. Tacoma, Wash.   On Sept. 8, movements and communities will converge all over the world to Rise for Climate, Jobs, & Justice in a moving demonstration of the breadth and depth of the climate movement. Across the country, tens of thousands of people will show our power by hitting the streets, holding community forums, and educating voters about the issues – all to ensure that elected and private sector leaders make action on climate a priority. The national United States march will take place in San Francisco. UU Ministry for Earth will be there in San Francisco, and invites you to RSVP & join the large Interfaith & UU presence at the pre-events and march. The Seattle/Tacoma community event, sponsored by 350... More »
Interfaith Justice Conference: Sept. 29 on Mercer Island, Wash. Last Updated on 2018-08-16 14:29:26 The Church Council of Greater Seattle Weaving Our Strengths: Narratives of Hope Sat. Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Mercer Island Presbyterian Church 3605 84th Ave. S.E.  Mercer Island, Wash.   Come one, come all! Lay leaders, ministers, pastors, youth leaders, interested individuals, church leadership councils, outreach teams, social justice teams, mission teams, worship teams . . . Come to Weaving Our Strengths, a day-long conference of fellowship, inspiration and skill-building to strengthen local churches' efforts for the common good. The day includes worship, two sessions of workshops, and an afternoon session moving from conversation to action. This year's theme is Narratives of Hope.   Conference information is up on our website    including workshop descriptions and presenter bios, logistics, ways to share... More »
Training for I-1631 Door-to-Door Canvassing, Aug. 19 in Bellingham, Wash. Last Updated on 2018-08-15 17:29:45 Join other Yes on 1631 activists at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 in Bellingham for our first training on door-to-door canvassing for the carbon-fee initiative.  I-1631 would assess a $15 per ton fee on carbon emissions, levied primarily at refineries, utilities and factories that emit carbon. The revenue collected by the state would pay for renewable energy, forestry and water projects; about 35% would be dedicated to projects in low-income communities. More information  RSVP I-1631 activists will meet at 3 p.m. on August 19 at ReSources for Sustainable Communities, in their main meeting room above the ReStore at 2309 Meridian St., Bellingham. I-1631 staff will lead training on how to door-to-door canvass and talk about the initiative, and then attendees will go out and try it out. No experience is necessary, all you need is to care about building a better... More »
National Webinar of Celebration and Next Steps, Aug. 16 Last Updated on 2018-08-15 15:40:15   Our 40 Days of Moral Action concluded with over 25,000 of us rallying and marching on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. demanding an end to the policy violence that is hurting poor children and families across the country. Now, the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is entering a new phase —we are back in our states to build power among the poor and dispossessed across the nation. In the coming months, we will focus on organizing, mobilizing voters and building power among the 140 million Americans living in poverty, particularly in the often-ignored South. Poor and low income people from California to the Carolinas are ignored by politicians from both parties. And even though there are 171 electoral votes from Maryland to Texas, much of the South is ignored in the political calculations made by campaign decision makers around elections. A... More »