The Racial Justice Committee (RJC) meets monthly on Zoom. If you would like to join a meeting and get a zoom link, please contact Ginger Alonzo.
The RJC offers book study groups, opportunities to support the BIPOC community through action and giving, and information about pertinent legislative/legal actions to be aware of, and opportunities for learning and reflection. You can subscribe to the Racial Justice list. Note that this list is used only occasionally for special bulletins. For regular updates on actions and activities from Racial Justice read This Week at EUUC.
Racial Justice News
- The Lobby Room is back for 2022! January 16, 2022The Lobby Room is one way that EUUC puts Faith into Action. Last year over EUUC members and friends made over 750 contacts with our legislators during the session! As was the case last year, people will have the opportunity to contact their legislators online about upcoming bills, and can also submit testimony online. Bills We Recommend ...Read More
- EUUC signs on to support youth in their climate lawsuit – Juliana v United States November 1, 2021The Peace & Justice committee voted to sign EUUC on to an organizational letter to the US Department of Justice, requesting they reverse their legal position that the youth plaintiffs in Juliana v United States have no right to access the courts to vindicate their constitutional rights when they are in a health- and life-threatening controversy ...Read More
- The Three Mothers – book discussion October 25, 2021The Three Mothers by Anna Malaika Tubbs honors three women who helped shape their sons, each of which became a historically important black man in our country: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. The mothers and their influences have been overlooked in history until Tubbs documented their lives in this book. In a ...Read More
- “Finish the Fight” Film Discussion April 25, 2021Black, Indigenous, Chinese, and Latinx women fought hard to secure women’s right to vote just over 100 years ago. The film, “The Heroes of the Suffrage Movement | Finish the Fight” by the NY Times introduces us to tenacious women who were fighting for equality for their communities of color, and took on women’s suffrage ...Read More
- Tribal Treaty Rights, Fracked Gas, and Unitarian Universalist Values April 12, 2021Ancestral Waters by Native Daily Network Film Screening & Discussion Wednesday, April 14 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET Film 7pm PT / 10pm ET Discussion Register Here You are invited to an online screening of Native Daily Network’s film Ancestral Waters for the Unitarian Universalist (UU) community! This film by Native Daily Network documents the Puyallup Tribe’s fight against the Tacoma LNG fracked gas facility and focuses on disregarded treaty obligations, which the faith ...Read More