Category: Social Justice

EUUC at the Climate Strike

Eric encouraged us to join the climate strike  on September 20 during his sermon on Sunday.  The Peace & Justice Committee has been focused on this strike for some time now.  Because this is also Seabeck weekend, we have not organized one location for EUUC … read more.

Sunday Offering for June

Agros International is our Cause for June. Agros’s main focus is on those living in extreme poverty in rural areas in Central America. Their mission is to see rural poor families own agricultural land and attain economic self-sufficiency. Land is the foundation of their approach … read more.

Sunday Offering for May

The Sunday Offering for May is Northwest Immigrant Rights Project which is a nationally recognized legal services organization founded in 1984. NWIRP was our offering Cause in February of 2018 and it is even more timely now.

NWIRP promotes justice by providing legal services, systemic advocacy … read more.

Caring and Sharing: Skin Care for Women of Color

Women of color have unique skin and hair requirements; however, ethnic skincare products are rarely donated to shelters in our area. Advocates for Women, and the Racial Justice Committee are co-sponsoring a fundraiser to benefit women of color living at Pathways for Women, and the Domestic … read more.

Interesting Meetings/Workshops

Native American Workshop “Challenges Facing Native American Communities and How to be Allies”
(Some Racial Justice Committee members will be attending)
April 6th – 12:00 to 4:00

Hosted by the Eastshore Unitarian Church

 

STEP-UP: Moving Racial Equity Forward Conference
(Some Racial Justice Committee members will be attending)
… read more.

Joint Projects Update

The following are some community updates concerning the RJC’s joint projects:

 

A4W and RJC are working together to raise money to buy cosmetics and hair products for women of color during the month of May to be donated to Pathways for Women. Stay tuned for details.

A4W … read more.