Recap - 2017 Justice Summit

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    Next weekend is Pride Weekend in Seattle, featuring two great Pride Games from our Seattle Storm and Seattle Reign. Equal Rights Washington will be highlighted as the Non-Profit... More »

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Two Great Teams – One Great Cause Last Updated on 2018-06-16 04:32:39 Next weekend is Pride Weekend in Seattle, featuring two great Pride Games from our Seattle Storm and Seattle Reign. Equal Rights Washington will be highlighted as the Non-Profit of the Game for both matches, and any tickets bought through ERW support our mission to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all LGBTQ Washingtonians. Seattle Storm Pride Night - $39 lower bowl sideline seats for only $25 (a $14 discount) Friday, June 22nd at 7pm Seattle Reign Pride Match - $27 Lower Grandstand tickets for only $20 (a $7 discount) Saturday, June 23rd at 1pm And, for a weekend of incredible professional women’s athletics, take advantage of our Storm + Reign Pride Weekend Package! For $45, you’ll get tickets to both Pride Weekend matches. More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (June 15, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-06-14 03:06:15 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice   June 15, 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.   ADVOCACY ALERTS Gather Signatures for I-1631 Carbon Measure – Washington’s proposed I-1631 would put a price on carbon use ($15.00 per ton) and earmark proceeds for development of clean energy, updated water systems, health forests and employment transition to renewable energy. More Help Standing Rock Elders Attend UUA General Assembly – Six Standing Rock elders and Oceti Sakowin representatives are going to the UUA General Assembly, June 20-24 in Kansas City, presenting a workshop and a public event. A Faithify campaign is raising funds for their travel and registration expenses.... More »
National Protests June 14 Against Separating Families Last Updated on 2018-06-14 01:12:37   Action of the Week!   From our friends at the Ultraviolet Team: "Because of Trump's new policy to separate families at the border, as many as 10,000 immigrant children are now held in government custody without their parents. A father, Marco Antonio Muñoz, who was separated from his wife and three-year-old child by immigration agents has killed himself in detention. This is a human rights crisis created by the Trump administration. That's why two days from now, on Trump's 72nd birthday, people all over the country are taking to the streets to oppose his new policy of forcibly separating children from their parents at the U.S. border--and there's an emergency protest happening near you. Action of the Week: Click and find out the nearest place to protest. Will you join the Families Belong Together action on Thursday, June 14, to demand... More »
Summer Leadership School for Youth of Color, Aug. 1-5 in Fresno, Calif. Last Updated on 2018-06-11 15:52:24   Join UU Youth of Color (People of African, Caribbean, Native/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latina/o and Hispanic, Middle Eastern/Arab, and Multiracial descent) for a gathering to deepen faith, lift the spirit, and build critical skills for leadership in the face of our uncertain, broken and beautiful world. UU Church of Fresno, Calif. will host Thrive Youth West from Aug. 1-5. Thrive participants will be guided by experienced co-facilitators as they worship, feast, play, explore racial and ethnic identities, practice transformative leadership skills, and create authentic, supportive community. Thrive Youth is for high school-aged youth in 9th-12th grade during the 2017-2018 school year (or the equivalent for home school) and any youth who bridge into young adulthood in the summer of 2018. Learn more and apply today... More »
People of Color Caucus: Internalized Racism, July 2-3 in Port Townsend, Wash. Last Updated on 2018-06-11 15:16:10 "People of Color Caucus: Internalized Racism"   Mon. July 2 & Tues. July 3, 2018 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mandala Center, 1503 22nd St. in Port Townsend, Wash.   Facilitated by Cheryl Harrison & Ashnie Butler       Register to Attend This highly experiential 2-day People of Color Caucus explores how we can better support each other and thrive in the face of the white supremacy that surrounds us. All People of Color (including multi-heritage / mixed race) are welcome.   Workshop participants will: Uncover internalized racism – internalized stereotypes and other painful/oppressive messages that we may have taken on from dominant white culture. Investigate internalized “whiteness.” Untangle intra-group oppression between People of Color. Explore ways to be better allies to each... More »