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.
As of Tuesday, March 25th, all hospitals in WA State are now required to post their Reproductive Health Care, End of Life Care, and Non-Discrimination policies on their websites...
UW Labor Studies Conference: Labor & Politics in an Era of InequalityLast Updated on 2014-04-15 23:01:34A Conference by the UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies
Working Democracy: Labor and Politics in an Era of Inequality
Friday, April 25 Husky Union Building, Room 250
1:00pm - 5:30pm, 6:30pm - 9:00pm University of Washington, Seattle
On Friday, April 25, 2014 the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies will convene Working Democracy, a conference discussing labor's response to growing inequality and the contemporary crisis of democracy.
Anticipating the conference, the Bridges Center is launching a new website for updates on the event, reading lists on the conference themes, commentary from Bridges Chair George Lovell, and more.
Bringing together activists, scholars, labor and community leaders,... More »
Host a PBS Watch Party for “A Fierce Green Fire” – April 22, 2014Last Updated on 2014-04-12 17:17:23UU Ministry of Earth suggests you gather folks together to view the documentary “A Fierce Green Fire” on April 22nd on PBS. American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Earth Day. The one-hour documentary chronicles one of the largest movements of the 20th century, and one of the keys to the 21st.
Written, directed and produced by Academy Award-nominee Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties), American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire spans 50 years of grassroots and global activism from the 1960s-2009 and connects the major causes of environmentalism, from conservation to climate change. Narrated by Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Ashley Judd, Van Jones and Isabel Allende, the film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film... More »
Ask State Leaders: Shut Down For-Profit Prisons in Washington StateLast Updated on 2014-04-11 13:15:42Chuck Bean, Network Member from Woodinville UU Church, asks you to join him signing and disseminating this Petition to our Washington State leaders.
Shut Down For-Profit Prisons in Washington State
Petition by John Cameron
To be delivered to The Washington State House, The Washington State Senate, and Governor Jay Inslee
East Shore Unitarian Peace Potluck - Today's Middle East on May 2, 2014 (Bellevue, WA)Last Updated on 2014-04-07 17:07:16Year Three of the Arab Spring & Beyond:
“Hope, Chaos or Tyranny in Today’s Middle East”
East Shore Spring Peace Potluck:
May 2, 2014, North Room
East Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
12700 SE 32nd St.
Bellevue, WA 98005
Come learn about the significance of recent events in the Middle East and Central Asia. Our guest speaker, David Fenner, will review specific developments in Syria, Libya, Egypt and Afghanistan and their implications for US foreign policy in the region. Come enjoy sumptuous food, an engaging presentation and lively discussion!
David has extensive background in the Middle Eastern and Russian affairs. Starting as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Oman (1979-81), he eventually became Asst. Vice Provost for International Education at the UW (2007) and more recently served as Founding Director of the World Learning Center in Muscat, Oman.
Dinner... More »
(140402) NWuuJN Alerts and Events April 2, 2014Last Updated on 2014-04-07 16:57:18Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice
From the Northwest UU Justice Network
April 2, 2014
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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
New UU Activist Networks (Wash.) – Ron and Deejah Sherman-Peterson continue to organize UU congregations with an interest in “climate action” and “money out of politics.” They’ve made great progress, but still need contacts within Methow Valley UU Fellowship (Winthrop,) Cascade UU Fellowship (East Wenatchee,) Kittitas Valley UU Congregation (Ellensburg,) UU Church of Yakima and Community UU Church (Pasco.) More
Middle East Travel Scholarships for UU Young Adults – UUs for Justice in the Middle East are offering scholarships (up to $4,000) to young adult UUs traveling to the Middle East in 2014 to pursue peace, justice, and human rights in Israel-Palestine. Application questions include how recipients... More »
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