The Social Justice Council urges EUUC community members to support an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Israel/Palestine to prevent the ongoing inhumane loss of life. Grounded in our Unitarian Universalist values of peace and justice, we join with our faith neighbors in advocating for a … read more.
Category: Climate Justice
The Lobby Room puts our faith into action by helping you support bills that align with our Social Justice Priorities. This is our opportunity to let our legislators know where we stand and help or hinder the progress of bills towards law. Many challenges await … read more.
Thanks to the congregation, we had a great year in the Lobby Room with over 3100 legislative contacts reported! Some highlights of the legislation are described below. The Lobby Room is a collaboration between EUUC Social Justice Committees, specifically Advocates for Women, Peace & Justice, and … read more.
The Lobby Room wrapped up in early March after logging 796 contacts with our state legislators! Many thanks to all who participated. We had some notable successes including: enhancing abortion access, allocating funds for launching a Medicaid-like program for immigrants, and improving the working family … read more.
School electrification can make a big difference in carbon emissions. Not only are school buildings contributing to the 40% of emissions from buildings in Washington State, but diesel school buses also pollute the air inside them and out. Therefore, a focus on decarbonizing schools and … read more.
Climate Change is human-driven but not created equally among Nations. Nor does it affect people equitably: the effects are most felt by those nations that participated least in the consumerism and addiction to fossil fuels that has driven Climate Change. Across the world, women and … read more.
This month the Peace & Justice committee voted to add EUUC’s name as an endorsement to two letters to government officials.
One is a letter from the League of Women Voters to the Snohomish County Council, recommending adoption of the proposed new policy on urban tree … read more.
By Stephen Ernst
Stephen Jenkinson is a teacher, a student of life, a philosopher, and the founder of the Wisdom School in Ontario Canada. This story, about an experience he had while on a speaking tour to New Zealand two years ago, seems eerily prescient for … read more.
From our colleagues in the Climate Alliance of Snohomish County –
Two Minute Tuesdays – 1/11/22
A simple, two-minute (or less) action that will make a meaningful difference to slow climate change.
Set a timer for two minutes (be sure to do this—if you spend longer than two … read more.