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 8, 2017) Last Updated on 2017-06-13 13:50:33 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice Download this Edition June 8, 2017   ADVOCACY ALERTS Going to G.A.? – Environmental Justice Practitioners' Network organizers (Rev. Karen Brammer, Elizabeth Mount, and Aly Tharp) will all be at the June 21-24 General Assembly in New Orleans. Check out this list of workshops they plan to attend. More The assembly will include a nine-workshop climate justice program, “The Seas Are Rising and So Are We,” and volunteers are needed. More Roll-Back of Federal Financial Reforms Moves to the Senate – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act, aka the “Wrong Choice Act,” on Thursday. By rolling back the Dodd-Frank financial reforms, HR 10 exposes consumers to the same dangerous financial practices that contributed to the last recession and foreclosure crisis. More Sign... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (May 25, 2017) Last Updated on 2017-05-25 19:08:12 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice   May 25, 2017     ADVOCACY ALERTS Support Valve-Turner at his Retrial –  In solidarity with Standing Rock, Ken Ward was among several activists who on Oct. 11 turned the valves on pipelines carrying toxic diluted bitumen, extracted from tar sands, into the U.S. from Alberta, Can. Ken’s trial lasted three days and ended in a hung jury. His retrial has been moved to June 5th in Skagit County (Wash.) Superior Court. The prosecuting attorney requested this due to difficulties scheduling his witnesses. More Help Pressure Exxon/Mobil to Stop Financing Pipelines – U.S. Bank is the first major bank to stop financing pipeline construction. The new target is Exxon/Mobil, which has an upcoming shareholders' meeting. If you have a pension, you are probably an Exxon shareholder. Send them a message!... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (May 11, 2017) Last Updated on 2017-05-16 15:40:24 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice May 11, 2017   JUSTICE NETWORK OFFICE NEWS Justice-Issue Sub-Networks – Our organization is beginning to develop interstate Issue-Networks and is working to secure funding to fully support this vision. More   ADVOCACY ALERTS Faith Action Network Updates on Wash. Legislature – The Washington State Legislature continues its special session to negotiate a biennial budget. FAN outlines several policy victories to celebrate, and offers a list of activism opportunities. More Join New Online Joint Initiative to Resist Hate – The UUA and UUSC recently began an unprecedented level of collaboration to support a growing movement to resist hate speech and xenophobic policy actions at local, state and national levels. Thousands of individuals, congregations and organizations have joined by adding their names to... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (April 27, 2017) Last Updated on 2017-04-27 20:40:50 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice Download this Edition April 27, 2017     ADVOCACY ALERTS April 29 Climate Marches – To fight back against the Trump administration’s attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency, the People’s Climate Movement in Washington, D.C. calls on the public to join the March for Climate, Jobs and Justice. More Communities along the Columbia River plan an all-day event in Kalama, Wash. to oppose the Longview coal export terminal, the Kalama methanol refinery and export terminal and the Vancouver oil terminal. More In Bellingham, Wash. a march will highlight local struggles and efforts. More The Tri-Cities People’s Climate Festival happens in Richland, Wash. at John Dam Plaza (1815 George Washington Way.) More On Whidbey Island, a 10 a.m. Climate March begins at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (565... More »
Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice (April 13, 2017) Last Updated on 2017-04-13 19:19:22 Action Alerts and Upcoming Events for Justice April 13, 2017 Download Here     NEW AND NOTEWORTHY New Standing Rock Documentary – “AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock” captures some of the many stories of the Native-led resistance that forever changed the way people approach the fight for Indigenous sovereignty and against fossil fuel infrastructure, Big Oil corruption and climate change. More Proposed Washington Biennial Budget – The State House Democratic Caucus released its proposed biennial budget for 2017-2019. Faith Action Network offers highlights. More North Puget Sound Conference on Race – The Snohomish County Communities of Color Coalition presents its sixth annual conference April 22 at Everett Community College on the theme, Promises to Keep: Environmental Racism. More Major Felony Charges Dropped Against Two Valve Turners... More »