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.
Category: Racial Justice
If you’ve been around the reproductive justice movement at all, you’ve probably heard the term “crisis pregnancy center.” Not just an annoyance, crisis pregnancy centers do real harm to real people. Here’s a rundown of what’s bad about them.
What harm do CPCs do?
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Many challenges await the 2023 state legislature’s 105-day budget session, which starts January 10. Let’s build on our past successes to promote those bills that our mission and UU principles guide us to support. Only one week later, bills are beginning to move quickly, so … read more.
In the quiet time between Christmas and New Year, 17 members and friends of Advocates for Women, the Racial Justice Committee, and the Reproductive Justice Work Group held a work party at EUUC to put together abortion aftercare kits. Planned Parenthood of Seattle provided the … read more.
Many of us are uneasy when we contemplate talking about abortion with friends and relatives, especially those who are not in full agreement with us. Yet, now more than ever, it is critical to have those conversations to engage hearts and minds.
What you will learn
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This summer, we saw a huge step back for human rights in our country when Roe v. Wade was overturned. So when Rev. Eric posted about a Side With Love/UUA training on congregational organizing on Reproductive Justice, several of us jumped on board! From there, … 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.
We are called to build a Beloved Community. We are continuing our journey toward dismantling racism and oppression. We have shifted in our social consciousness and are continuing to make changes as we look at our inclusive actions, address our goals for working toward long … read more.
Please join Advocates for Women in reading “On Juneteenth” by Annette Gordon-Reed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The author, a Harvard professor and a Texas native, gives a personal and historic account of our country’s road to making Juneteenth a national holiday. You can learn … read more.