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Escalating Economic Inequality Study / Action Series at Shoreline UU ChurchLast Updated on 2015-01-27 19:34:48
Puget Sound area UUS are invited to join Shoreline UUC congregants in 6 weekly sessions of a study / action group on "Escalating Economic Inequality," our participation in the UUA 2014-2018 Congregational Study / Action Issue.
Feb. 26 - Introduction
Mar. 5 - What Are the Facts? Economic Inequality by the (Shocking) Numbers.
Mar. 12 - Why Should We Care? The Consequences of Economic Inequality.
Mar. 19 - How Did We Get Here? Causes of Rising Inequality in Recent American History.
Mar. 26 - How Do We Fix the Problem? Policies To Reduce Economic Inequality.
Apr. 2 - Can We Move the the Needle? Actions We Decide To Take.
Main book(required): Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality, ed. David Cay Johnston. (About $20 new, or $15 for good used or remaindered copies or e-book. A loaner copy has been donated to the Shoreline... More »
Lummi Nation Requests Denial of Permit for Proposed Gateway Pacific TerminalLast Updated on 2015-01-27 02:56:12
On January 5, 2015, a letter was issued from Lummi Nation Indian Business Council to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. This letter specifically requested that the USACE "take immediate action and deny the permit application" of SSA Marine to build the Gateway Pacific Terminal.
Click here to view the official Lummi Letter.
Bellingham UU Fellowship calls for PNWD to Sign 2014 NW Tribes DeclarationLast Updated on 2015-01-24 23:23:05Click here to download the resolution.
Hey fellow UUs,
Many of you are already aware of this, but for those of you who are not, I'm attaching a copy of a resolution that will be going up for a congregational vote at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship on February 15th.
The resolution is one that requests the leadership of PNWD to become signatories to the "A Public Declaration to the Tribal Councils and Traditional Spiritual Leaders
of the Native Peoples of the Northwest." This declaration has been signed by a number of the regional leadership bodies of the PNW faith community. The original signing did not include the regional UU PNWD body because our leadership needs to have a congregational vote approving a request for PNWD to sign it.
BUF will be voting on this resolution on February 15th and I ask that any other UU congregations that are... More »
Climate Action Week at University Unitarian Church, Jan. 25-31Last Updated on 2015-01-24 01:52:03University Unitarian Church and its Climate Action Team present a series of events focused on climate change January 25-31, 2015. These events are free of charge and open to the public. All events are at University Unitarian Church, 6556 35th Ave. NE, Seattle.
The events are as follows:
Sunday, January 25, 7pm
Kathleen Dean Moore, speaker and Rachelle McCabe, pianist. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Tuesday, January 27, 7pm
Years of Living Dangerously Episode #5 (True Colors). Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Wednesday, January 28, 7pm
Yoram Bauman, Stand-up Economist. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Friday, January 30, 7pm
Climate Monologues by Sharon Abreu. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, January 31, 1-4pm
Climate Action Festival: Resources for Change
Download the flyer or go to http://www.uuchurch.org/climateweek/ for additional details.
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (Jan. 21, 2015)Last Updated on 2015-01-21 21:45:42
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice
From the Northwest UU Justice Network
Jan. 21, 2015
NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
Don't Sleep through the Revolution – As 2015 begins, we find ourselves in an emerging revolutionary time, say the UUA’s Multicultural Growth & Witness staff members. Read their thoughtful article.
Honoring the Life of Dr. Vincent Harding – A tribute and teach-in to honor Harding’s life happens Feb 6-7 in Oakland, Calif. “There is a River: From slavery to Ferguson” is a multi-generational gathering about the struggles for freedom and justice. Harding was a historian, author and activist who wrote a famous speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King. More
Washington Legislature Hearing on Carbon Pollution – Join the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy from... More »
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