JUSTICE UPDATE

  • Justice Update – April 2021

    March 31, 2021

    Amanda Hays
    Feed & Read Ohio, Gratitude, and Defending our Rights   Dear First UU, There’s hope in the air with spring and the vaccine now available to everyone 16 and up in Ohio. But I’ve also heard from many of you a sense of unease with much going on in the world. It can be easy to feel like as one person, there’s not much you can do. But the truth is that working together as a community, we are already making a difference. I’ve received so much gratitude to First UU this month for many different types of work that have done this ...
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OTHER RECENT JUSTICE NEWS

  • Advocate for Vaccination

    February 25, 2021
    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 ...
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  • Justice Update: Defund Fear

    January 24, 2021
    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 ...
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  • Justice Update: December 2020

    December 12, 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 ...
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  • BLM Perspectives

    October 10, 2020
    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 ...
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  • Racial Justice and Immigration

    October 3, 2020
    Today’s Justice Saturday is about the work of the Racial Justice and Immigration (RJI) JAM Focus Group, specifically its work for immigrant justice. We invite you to learn more about RJI ...
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  • Healthcare in the Context of a Pandemic

    September 26, 2020
    Alice Faryna is a physician who experienced the incredible dysfunction of our current medical system personally over her many years in this career. Her experience in more recent years working ...
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  • Justice Update: Real Change Now

    August 29, 2020
    Update on BREAD’s “Real Change Now” Campaign BREAD (Building Responsibility, Equality, and Dignity) is Central Ohio’s congregation-based, multi-faith community organization founded by First UU and ten other congregations over 20 ...
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  • Racial and Immigration Justice

    August 22, 2020
    Today’s Justice Saturday is about the work of the Racial Justice and Immigration (RJI) JAM Focus Group, specifically the work for racial justice. We invite you to learn more about ...
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  • Justice Saturday – UUTheVote

    July 25, 2020
    with First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus JAM Action Team (Justice Action Ministry) The Justice Saturday for July 25th is about GETTING OUT THE VOTE. November 3rd will be here soon. In ...
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  • Justice Saturday – NARAL Ohio

    July 23, 2020
    July 18, 2020 with First UU’s JAM Team (Justice Action Ministry) Today’s edition of Justice Saturday features a video with Kel McConaughey, Development Director at NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, and a member of First Unitarian ...
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