Northwest UU Justice Network

  • Monthly UU Climate Justice Webinars Featured Article Monthly UU Climate Justice Webinars Monthly UU Climate Justice Webinars

    The Environmental Justice Practitioners Network (EJPN) is a community of practice for Unitarian Universalist environmental and climate justice leaders and community partners... More »

  • Backbone Campaign Needs Help Featured Article Backbone Campaign Needs Help Backbone Campaign Needs Help

      Backbone Campaign was honored to be part of "Free the Snake." Check out this special moment of solidarity taken from the Boat, with overhead banners made by... More »

  • Global Food Week of Action Oct. 14-21 Featured Article Global Food Week of Action Oct. 14-21 Global Food Week of Action Oct. 14-21

        The Global Food Week of Action includes World Food Day (Oct. 16,) International Day for Rural Women (Oct. 15), and International Day for the Eradication of... More »

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Interfaith Justice Conference: Sept. 29 on Mercer Island, Wash. Last Updated on 2018-09-25 16:40:06   The Weaving Our Strengths Conference is almost here!   The Church Council of Greater Seattle Weaving Our Strengths: Narratives of Hope Sat. Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Mercer Island Presbyterian Church 3605 84th Ave. S.E. Mercer Island, Wash.   Come one, come all! Lay leaders, ministers, pastors, youth leaders, interested individuals, church leadership councils, outreach teams, social justice teams, mission teams and worship teams, come to Weaving Our Strengths, a day-long conference of fellowship, inspiration and skill-building to strengthen local churches' efforts for the common good. The day includes worship, two sessions of workshops, and an afternoon session moving from conversation to action. This year's theme is Narratives of Hope.   Conference information is up on our website   including workshop descriptions, presenter... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (Sept. 21, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-09-21 14:27:31 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice   Sept. 21, 2018 (Download This Edition Here)   NETWORK NEWS JUUstice Washington Summit Oct. 20 – This year’s all-day summit in Edmonds launches the joint evolution of Northwest UU Justice Network and Washington UU Voices for Justice.  This year childcare will be provided by Edmonds UU Congregation staff from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We can accommodate children through age 12, including infants and toddlers. Learn more  A new Justice Fair will feature exhibits, information kiosks and presentations. Register for the summit Legislative Conference, Nov. 18 Online – Save the date. Registration information coming soon. NEW AND NOTEWORTHY New Online School for Activist Organizers and Trainers – PeoplesHub, created by the founding editor of YES! magazine, will offer online programs with... More »
Sign Petition re: Immoral Policies Affecting Children Last Updated on 2018-09-19 15:54:33   Members and supporters of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. along with denominational and national faith leaders. are fighting back to protect children from detention facilities, cuts to food stamps and the gutting of children's health insurance. We have issued a letter to congressional leaders, strongly calling on them to cease policy violence against children and to conduct a hearing to address this moral emergency. Click here to sign the petition. Right now the current administration is violating legal limits for detaining children. Congress is debating whether to make cuts to food stamps. Protect our children! Sign today!   Forward Together! Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival                   More »
Ways to Help Low-Income N.C. Hurricane Victims Last Updated on 2018-09-19 15:34:58 Democracy Now! has had good coverage on Florence, how extreme weather fueled by global warming, plus devastating policies disproportionately impact frontline communities — people of color, immigrants, below-poverty. In the Sept. 18 segment, Mary Small, the Executive Director of Detention Watch Network, promoted this website for organizations that could use donations for these folk. It includes donation links to groups providing assistance for rural, low-income communities and communities of color;  communities at high risk of toxic contamination from flooding of large coal ash impoundments; emergency response and food distribution; communities threatened by contamination from the flooding of massive hog-waste pits; and other efforts.  Recent Democracy Now! segments: Immigrants Seeking Shelter After Hurricane Florence Fear Deportation as FEMA Shifts... More »
Up-Close View of Deportation and Detention Centers, Oct. 27 on Bainbridge Island Last Updated on 2018-09-18 16:49:56 What Happens to Undocumented Workers in the U.S. deportation system? Oct. 27, 7-9 p.m.  Bainbridge Public Library  1270 Madison Ave. N.  Bainbridge Island, Wash.   Cedars Universalist Unitarian Church presents activists Helen Nissani and Katherine Niall and an up-close view of American deportation and detention centers. Learn the realities of border crossing and deportation, and how close to home the realities of immigration exist. Helen will share experiences as a volunteer with the Sahuarita/Green Valley Arizona Samaritans, who provide humanitarian aid at the southern US border. Katherine Niall will talk about her work as a volunteer at the Tacoma Detention Center, which receives and processes detainees from across the country. Admission is free. All are welcome.   More »