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Spotlight On Congregations Last Updated on 2017-07-26 18:32:47 UUJEC Issues & Actions Blog Escalating Inequality   Throughout the year, the UUJEC website has been presenting profiles of the social justice work done by different UU congregations across the country. While some activities are popular in many of the churches in our denomination, others fill special needs or are carried out in unusual ways. Since adoption of the Study/Action issue on Income Inequality, many congregations have held workshops on the issue. There are six different curricula on the subject available under the “Escalating Inequality” tab of the UUJEC website at http://uujec.com/csaiCurriculum Many congregations have moved beyond studying the issue to join the Fight for $15 Minimum Wage and support Black Lives Matter efforts. At First UU Church of San Antonio, TX, members of the congregation developed Project Quest to provide services and training... More »
"Economics of Happiness" Meaningful Movie, Aug. 9 in Port Townsend, Wash. Last Updated on 2017-07-25 02:10:02 "The Economics of Happiness" is a documentary film by the International Society for Ecology & Culture (ISEC) about the worldwide movement for economic localization. The film features a chorus of voices calling for systemic economic change and will be followed by a panel discussion with Karen Wyeth, Organizer, The Economics of Happiness Conference Port Townsend, to be held at Fort Worden State Park on October 27 -29, 2017. This event is sponsored by Meaningful Movies Port Townsend, QUUF Green Sanctuary Environmental Action Committee, and QUUF Social and Environmental Justice Council. Child care will be available. For questions contact Matt Woodward or 360-390-4545.   Location: Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., Port Townsend. Showtime: August 9, 2017    7:00 p.m. More »
Economics of Happiness Conference in Port Townsend, Wash. in October 2017 Last Updated on 2017-07-25 02:05:27 Let’s create an economy that works for us all. Join us at the Economics of Happiness conference to discuss, discover and devise better systems for now and the future. Get involved in a new project. Find out how to make your work more effective. Link up with local initiatives. Explore new policies. Deconstruct the old. See the connections. Articulate solutions. Get engaged in creating the New Economy – one that works for people and the planet! EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW! This conference is organized by local activists, with support from Local Futures. Local Futures has hosted a number of Economics of Happiness Conferences around the world, including in the US, India, Australia, Italy, and South Korea. For more information about Local Futures, the Economics of Happiness program and conferences, please visit www.localfutures.org The program will include... More »
The ACA and the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act: Aug. 2 Webinar Last Updated on 2017-07-21 21:22:45 Continuing in their series of briefing webinars on Healthcare Justice as a UU Value, Unitarian Universalists for a Just Economic Community (UUJEC) in collaboration with Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice (UUSJ) are proud to present Prof. Jerome Dugan who will be speaking on The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA): Long term issues for the American economy. Wednesday, August 2, 5 p.m. Pacific Time The ACA and the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA): Long term issues for the American economy Dr. Dugan will speak to the economic considerations of the ACA and BCRA. If the BCRA negotiations are still live, then attendees will hear an economic and systems based analysis that will look specifically at what legislators have to contend with on healthcare and the economy. If something is passed, the lens... More »
“Sanctuary Stories: What’s Happening in Seattle?” - Pioneer Square, Seattle Last Updated on 2017-07-20 19:11:40 Sanctuary Stories: What’s Happening in Seattle? A YES! Magazine Interactive Event Featured Panelists: Michael Ramos, Executive Director of Church Council of Greater Seattle Lorena González, Seattle City Councilmember Representative from Northwest Immigrant Rights Project Maru Mora Villalpando, Northwest Detention Center Resistance and Mijente Location: Impact Hub Seattle, in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, 220 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104 (Located near the Pioneer Square Station Light rail, with many bus options.) Time: Thursday, August 3rd, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments provided, including beverages generously donated by Finnriver Farm and Cidery. Tickets: $5 event ticket available via Brown Paper Tickets or on-site. RSVP on Facebook (and invite your friends!) More »