EUUC Racial Justice and Equity stand,approved by the congregation on May 19, 2019


Join Us!

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.

Activities

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

  • What’s so bad about Crisis Pregnancy Centers? January 18, 2023
    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? Crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs), also called  “pregnancy resource centers”, or “pregnancy care clinics”, ...
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  • The 2023 Lobby Room Heats Up! January 17, 2023
    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 action is needed!  Bills We Recommend The Lobby Room group has ...
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  • 400 Abortion Aftercare Kits from Our Work Party January 2, 2023
    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 supplies and we provided the brawn. Together we assembled about ...
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  • How to talk about abortion: A post-Roe mini-workshop, Wed Oct. 26, 7 pm via Zoom October 10, 2022
    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 In this mini-workshop, you will learn about leading with values and ...
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  • New Reproductive Justice Work Group Forms and Board Endorses Action of Immediate Witness October 10, 2022
    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, we decided to form an intersectional, action-oriented group to mobilize ...
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