Author: Amanda Hays

Justice Update: October 2023

Our Liberation is Fractal

Dear First UU,

As Fall begins, I have been reflecting on adrienne maree brown’s Principles of Emergent Strategy. Small is good, small is all. Less prep, more presence. Never a failure, always a lesson. Brown’s work reminds me that the whole is more … read more.

Sign Up for Living the Pledge – Spring Sessions Open

Sign Up for Living the Pledge Anti-Racism Training

Sign up now for our Spring Intensive Sessions!

First UU’s anti-racist program, called Living the Pledge, will be offered for the third time this spring, with more sessions to come next year.  Living the Pledge workshops are in-depth workshops … read more.

Justice Update for November: Elections

November elections are coming up with Election Day next Tuesday, November 8, and so many issues that matter to our UU values will be on the ballot!

We believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every person, including the rights of pregnant people … read more.

Last Week for Voter Registration!

Midterm elections this November will affect every justice issue we care about, from abortion rights to global warming to whether teachers can speak truthfully about race, sexual orientation, and gender. Let’s get active to make sure every person’s voice is heard this November. The Voter … read more.

Justice Update: Nehemiah Action Tomorrow!

Dear First UU,

I hope your Mother’s Day weekend was peaceful, healing, restful, and joy-filled, in whatever ways you needed it to be for you.

I am looking forward to seeing many of you tomorrow evening, Tuesday May 10 from 6:45-8:30 at the Celeste Center for our BREAD … read more.

Justice Update: Voter Registration Drive

Dear First UU,

I’m super excited about this spring! It’s getting to be sunny and warm and COVID numbers are down for now. Best of all, I am so proud of our Justice Action Ministry Team and the great new opportunities for justice work we have … read more.

Last Week for Voter Registration! 

Midterm elections this November will affect every justice issue we care about, from abortion rights to global warming to whether teachers can speak truthfully about race, sexual orientation, and gender. Let’s get active to make sure every person’s voice is heard this November. The Voter … read more.

All Hands on Deck for Voter Registration

I’m excited to see some of you face-to-face again at the end of this month when we return to a hybrid format!

Although living through a pandemic can be exhausting in its unpredictability, there are also new opportunities that come with everything being thoroughly shaken up. … read more.