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Register Today - Justice Summit - October 11th, 2014

The Northwest UU Justice Network is a growing group of Unitarian Universalists (UUs) who are working to build a more just and sustainable world.  We "do more, more easily and to greater effect" by working together.

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    UU Voices for Justice will present a workshop based on the new Common Read at the District's Discovery Day! Sept, 27. Leave Discovery Day with a plan for how to introduce the... More »

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9/25 Candidates' Forum on Mental Health Issues (Woodinville, WA) Last Updated on 2014-09-19 20:08:19 Brightwater Center Meeting Room 22505 State Route 9 SE, Thursday, September 25, 7 –8:30PM Woodinville, WA 98072 Topics for Discussion at the Forum: 1. The costs of NOT providing care. 2. Changing language in the Involuntary Treatment Act. 3. Funding for housing for homeless/mentally ill. 4. Funding for more psychiatric beds/psychiatric units. 5. Assisted Outpatient Treatment programs and facilities. 6. Alternatives to incarceration for people who are living with a mental illness and have broken the law. - Among Others! Moderator – Jonathan Martin, editorial writer, Seattle Times All candidates for the state legislature from districts 41, 45 and 48 have been invited to participate. Public participation is strongly encouraged. For more information email carolkoepp@comcast.net or call (612) 281-6701. More »
PNWD Discovery Day Social Justice Workshops, 9/27/14 Last Updated on 2014-09-18 17:42:09 The PNWD’s Discovery Day program includes social justice workshops, called Track A.  The NWuuJN is offering a Track A workshop about Tackling the Trickier Challenges of Congregational Justice Work, during the second session (late morning.)  That session includes guidance for taking a congregational stand, developing a pan-congregational justice issue, and more.  I hope you can join us for Discovery Day, especially for the NWuuJN session. Below is the PNWD's announcement for this event. John Hilke, NWuuJN Secretary P.S. And, of course, also plan on joining us for the NWuuJN and WA UU Voices Summit on October 11th in Olympia.   Members, Friends, Lay-Leaders, Professionals, Youth & Adults, come share in this day of INTERCONNECTION - INNOVATION - IMPACT Leaders in UU congregations throughout the Pacific... More »
Movie Screening: Disruption, Fri., Sep. 19, 2014, 7 P.M. Last Updated on 2014-09-18 17:12:16 Join us for a free screening of Disruption, a new, fast-paced cinematic journey through the wild world of climate change: the science, the politics, the solutions, and the stories that define this crisis at this pivotal point in human history. This film features Bill McKibben, Dr. James Hansen (formerly of NASA), Van Jones, Dennis Hayes (originator of Earth Day), and many other climate activists. We will be showing it on Friday, September 19, 7 p.m. in the Knatvold room at University Unitarian Church, 6556 35th Ave. NE, Seattle. Park in the lot to the south of the church and enter through the door off the parking lot; Knatvold room is immediately to your left. See a trailer and RSVP at http://events.watchdisruption.com/event/disruption/9089. Sponsored by UUC's Climate Action Team. More »
Wedgwood Meaningful Movies presents United States of ALEC, Friday, September 12, 2014 Last Updated on 2014-09-05 18:39:57 Wedgwood Meaningful Movies presents United States of ALEC, another offering in our monthly showing of documentary films on social and economic justice issues. Every year in state legislatures around the country, hundreds of pieces of corporate-written, profit-motivated legislation are proposed--and enacted--that, among other objectives, dilute collective bargaining rights, make it harder for some groups of Americans to vote, or limit corporate liability for harm caused to consumers. The public often never learns who wrote those laws or why legislatures in state after state pass nearly identical legislation. The United States of ALEC, a documentary narrated by Bill Moyers, lifts the veil of secrecy over these bills and exposes an influential political force most of us have never heard of: The American Legislative Exchange Council (aka ALEC). While ALEC presents itself as a... More »
Events at NWDC THIS Saturday & TONIGHT! :: Eventos en el Centro de Detencion ESTE sabado y ESTA NOCHE!‏ Last Updated on 2014-09-05 18:33:31 Please join us for events at the NW Detention Center tonight and Saturday! Por favor, únase a nosotros para eventos en el Centro de Detención NW esta noche y el sábado! Movie Night :: Noche de Cine TONIGHT, Fri. 9/5, 8PM :: ESTA NOCHE, Viernes 5/9, 8PM Facebook Event here :: Evento de Facebook Details below :: detalles más abajo Family Day & Rally :: Día de Familias y Manifestación THIS Saturday, 3-6PM :: ESTE sábado , 3-6 pm Facebook Event here :: Evento de Facebook Details below :: detalles más abajo As the the week of fasting and presence at the NWDC continues, stay posted for more invitations to events. A schedule of the week is below. For more updates, join the NWDC Resistance Facebook page. Click here if you wish to donate towards this work! Thank you! A medida que la semana de ayuno y presencia en la... More »