Events & Alerts

Twice a month, the Northwest UU Justice Network publishes a handy chronological listing of all upcoming justice-related events, along with advocacy alerts and new and noteworthy posting recently posted to our website.

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Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (June 15, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-07-10 16:04:05 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... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (July 6, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-07-10 14:54:45 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice July 6, 2018 (Download This Edition Here)  Are you a fan of Meaningful Movies®? Movies for Justice are listed together, beneath the Events section. A new Ongoing Vigils section is listed after New and Noteworthy.   ADVOCACY ALERTS Families Belong Together Week of Action – The June 30 national Families Belong Together mass mobilization was the start of a week of action that continues through July 7. Check out Puget Sound area events as immigrant rights organizations and allied faith communities join together to encourage folks to come out to these events, donate, and stand up for families and justice in our immigrant communities. More   NEW AND NOTEWORTHY Weathercasters Begin to Speak Out on Climate Change – Justice Network member Gary Piazzon looks at this trend. More UUA President Speaks Out... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (June 1, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-06-01 17:02:32 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice June 1, 2018 (Download This Edition Here) Are you a fan of meaningful movies? Movies for Justice are listed together, beneath the Events section.   A new Ongoing Vigils section is listed after New and Noteworthy.   ADVOCACY ALERTS Interfaith Protest June 1 at Puget Sound Energy HQ – Faith Action Climate Team, Protectors of the Salish Sea and the Sierra Club are hosting a noon interfaith protest ceremony at Puget Sound Energy headquarters (10885 N.E. 4th St., Bellevue) regarding its fossil-fuel policies. More and more Worldwide Protest for Orca Lolita – A local Seattle event is planned as part of a June 16 worldwide day of action to support the retirement of Lolita from the Miami Seaquarium, where she has been held captive for over 40 years, so she can be returned to her home waters off the San Juan Islands.... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (May 18, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-05-31 15:33:42   Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice May 18, 2018 (Download This Edition Here) Are you a fan of meaningful movies?  Movies for Justice are listed together, beneath the Events section.   A new Ongoing Vigils section is listed after New and Noteworthy.   ADVOCACY ALERTS Down By the Bay: Climate, Faith, & Justice Workshop and Film Fest – Join UU Young Adults for Climate Justice & UU Ministry for Earth for an all-star program at Starr King School for the Ministry, on Saturday, May 26  in Berkeley, Calif. Nine more registrants are needed by the end of the day Friday, May 18. More Six Weeks of Olympia Rallies and Non-Violence Training – Washington State’s Poor People’s Campaign launched its first major rally in Olympia May 14, with weekly rallies continuing through June 23. Nonviolence training, which is... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (May 4, 2018) Last Updated on 2018-05-17 14:33:04 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice May 4, 2018   (Download This Edition Here) Are you a fan of meaningful movies? Movies for Justice are listed together, beneath the Events section.   A new Ongoing Peace Vigils section is listed after Advocacy Alerts.   NEW AND NOTEWORTHY Healthcare Goals for UUs for a Just Economic Community – One of UUJEC’s top action priorities is to mobilize resources, strategic plans, collaboration and action to provide basic healthcare to all U.S. residents. Read about their short-term and long-term strategies. More "Everyday Black" Photo Exhibit in Seattle – Everyday Black, which continues through Sept. 30 at Northwest African American Museum (2300 S. Massachusetts St.) showcases the work of two photographers as they explore the intersections and identities that are held within blackness. Through... More »