Each of us has been impacted by the by Covid-19 pandemic, especially Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities. Right now, the need to take action is great. Our goal to #VoteLove and #DefeatHate means finding our role in this work. We must assess our own capacity, our resources, and ask ourselves how we might show up authentically and generously.
To UU the Vote during a pandemic is not just to do voter engagement, it means we:
Act Local to Build Thriving Communities: Community is at the heart of democracy. Housing, food security, health and self-determination are the pillars of a thriving community. COVID-19 has thrown more folks deeper into preexisting crises that threaten lives and democracy.
All in on the Issues, All in on Democracy:
Justice and Freedom for All. The U.S. carceral system is a threat to human thriving and democracy. Jails, prisons, detention centers, and the policing and surveillance of our communities are contrary to the principles of a democratic society.
Share Spiritual Resilience:
Justice work is deeply spiritual work. As we move through this moment our hearts, minds, and bodies are informing our work. Our joys and weariness are constantly shifting, but community is always our anchor. We are creating hope together.
A six part summer skill-share series to equip attendees with the organizing and social justice tools, knowledge, and capacity to lead groups and congregations in bringing our
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This worksheet is meant to help you and your congregation identify your common interests and possible focus areas, name partners, and set goals and timelines for the year.
In many of the places we live, meeting space is a rare commodity that we can offer readily. Congregations can be invigorated with new life
A central part of the mission of many congregations is to be an “open door” to the broader community. Making one’s space available is a
Valley UU in Arizona Takes Action in Time of Need In the wake of COVID-19, Valley Unitarian Universalist in Arizona has donated to frontline communities
In Texas, Unitarian Universalist congregations are working in partnership with the Industrial Areas Foundation to make lasting change. Not only are they adopting actions and
The Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) has been using an emergent method of connecting people through activism: the Community Action Circle. Gina Collignon,
On July 16th, UU the Vote partnered with Showing Up for Racial Justice for an evening of values-based phone banking. Volunteers connected with over a