Justice News

Join us as we organize to help each other, our neighbors, and our planet in this time of social distancing. Our Justice News highlights the work of our Justice Action Ministries (JAM) and offers discussion on how we can Live Our Values Everyday – LOVE – in a time when we need it most.

Justice Update: Ohio Voting Reforms?

How Can UU Take Action?

If you haven’t yet, please check out our “Take Action” page.  Just click on the “Justice” tab above, then click “Take Action.”

We will keep it updated so that opportunities to take action that you see are current. Check it out: … read more.

Justice Update: Democracy Action Hour

Dear First UU,

The start of this church year has been full of change! From Zoom to Hybrid. From a summer of low COVID cases to an uptick with Delta. RE moving outside. And Rev. Isabel leaving. Change is never easy, and often we need to … read more.

Justice Update: Advocate for Vaccination

Hope you’re enjoying the warmer temperatures and blue skies this week, as well as the wonderful news that Edith Espinal and Miriam Vargas are now free to leave the churches where they had taken sanctuary for years! There is still work to do, but one … read more.

Justice Update: Defund Fear

Tuesday January 26, 2021

Our Racial Justice and Immigration Focus Group hosted an opportunity to watch a webinar from UUA’s Side With Love and then gather in a Zoom meeting with First UUers afterward for discussion.

Webinar Description

Conversation with Zach Norris, author of Defund Fear: Safety Without … read more.

Justice Update: December 2020

Hear farmworker Oscar from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and organizer Uriel from the Fair Food Alliance as they share an update on the Wendy’s campaign and discuss how COVID-19 is impacting farmworkers. Learn how the CIW’s Fair Food Program, the program that has … read more.

BLM Perspectives

Justice Update

#BLM – or Black Lives Matter – has different interpretations according to the audience. The message here is from the perspective of a long-time UU who tries to take a wide-angle perspective on BLM. With a little history and a look a the evolution of … read more.