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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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Latest 2014 Summit Brochure Last Updated on 2014-08-28 17:08:25 Wouldn't it be great if you always had access to the very latest edition of the 2014 Justice Summit Brochure? Well now you do! Download it here Please note: This brochure folds best if you select a printing option of "no scaling." This is not the default setting for most printers; rather, it is one of the "options" you can select when printing a PDF.  If you don't see a "no scaling" option, try saving the file to your computer, before you try to print it.  AND, OF COURSE... If you run into trouble printing this brochure, or you would like the Northwest UU Justice Network to provide you with pre-printed copies, please email DD Hilke at NWuuJN.Exec@gmail.com with your request. More »
Procedure for Issue Group Break-out Sessions - 2014 Summit Last Updated on 2014-08-25 20:28:13 What are Issue Group Break-out Sessions?   The  Issue Group Break-out Sessions are not workshops in the usual sense.  There are no formal presenters for these sessions—although those most interested in the issues will likely come with materials to share.  The idea is to allow each group to suggest as many ideas as possible and consider/prioritize options for dealing with the issue as the group sees fit. How many sessions will be there be?   There will be three 60-minute Break-out Sessions in the course  of the day, with four separate issue groups meeting in each session, along with two skill-building workshops that cut across issues.  Thus, over the course of the day, there will be a total of 12 different issues and six workshops to choose from.  The building will be set up to accommodate each group with chairs arranged in a circle or... More »
Invitation to Justice-Seeking Youth - Join us at the 2014 Justice Summit in Olympia, WA Last Updated on 2014-08-25 20:14:33 Calling all justice-seeking youth their advisors and friends: The Justice Summit Planning Team wants to support your justice work and invites you to join us October 11, 2014, as UUs come together in Olympia, WA to further our individual and collective justice work.  We invite you to join us with your ideas, your passions, your desire to make a difference, your ongoing work and your leadership.  We offer you an opportunity to connect with others working for justice and to work with other youth, adults, or both to amplify your justice voice and become contagious with your justice passions. Have an issue you passionately support or want to support? You can staff your own table on your issue, inviting others to join you through your exhibit display, promotional material, evocative questions, sign-up sheets and/or personal testimony.  REQUEST YOUR TABLE IN A FOLLOW-UP... More »
Justice Work Getting Easier? Last Updated on 2014-08-25 17:45:39 Justice Work Getting Easier? It’s hard to imagine our UU justice work getting easier and more fun during these challenging times, but maybe… just maybe, we can do more, more easily and to greater effect, if we just work together! That’s the philosophy behind the upcoming Northwest UU Justice Summit, now scheduled for Saturday, October 11th.  UUs from local and regional congregations will invest a precious Saturday to consider what we can do individually and with each other’s help to reclaim our government, protect our planet, secure rights, promote beloved community, and more.  Why not plan on being there, too! During breakout sessions, UUs with particular issues of concern (or UUs looking for their next issue!) will gather in issue-oriented groups.  Others will engage in interactive workshops to refine skills that cut across issues -- from... More »
Become a Sponsor for the 2014 Justice Summit Last Updated on 2014-08-25 11:12:26 The 2014 Northwest UU Justice Summit is looking for UU congregations and organizations interested in sponsoring this event. Please consider becoming a sponsor! You'll be in good company if you do. Click here for a current list of 2014 Summit sponsors. Sponsorship has the following benefits/requirements for the sponsoring organization:  Sponsoring organizations… will be listed as a sponsor in our brochure, marketing, program and summary materials. will identify a contact person to receive planning updates and marketing materials. will commit to sending at least two representatives to the Summit (one if out of state). will disseminate information on the Summit to its own congregation/organization and its regional friends before and after the Summit. will consider being a financial supporter of the Summit.  It is not a requirement that sponsors provide funds... More »