Below is a listing of many of First UUs justice teams

Animal Ministry

The Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry (UUAM) believes that ending the exploitation and abuse of animals is one of the most pressing moral issues of our time. UUAM on Facebook


(Building Responsibility, Equality, and Dignity) is an interfaith consortium of more than 50 central Ohio faith congregations united to apply non-partisan political pressure to improve housing, health care, employment, education, and other poverty-related problems in central Ohio.  B.R.E.A.D web site
Contact: Alice Rathburn (614) 895-2109

Care and Share Time Bank

(CSTB) is a Columbus, Ohio-based umbrella network of community groups based on Time Credits: the currency of equally-valued services, the exchange of which empowers individuals to utilize their assets, and to enhance their lives, neighborhood and communities.
Contacts: Alice Faryna (614) 560-1732
Michael Greenman (614) 439-4768

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Fair Trade Coffee

Fair Trade Coffee is an Economic Globalization project with volunteers selling fair trade coffees, teas, nuts and chocolate every 3rd Sunday.
Contact: Barbara Taylor


FCCFGG (Franklin County Consortium for Good Government) sponsors candidates’ nights in neighborhood settings for local political races.
Contact: Cathy Elkins (614) 267-5884

Heifer International

Heifer International is a nonprofit, interfaith organization working to end hunger and poverty while caring for the earth. Heifer provides animals and training to help impoverished families in more than 125 countries become more self-reliant.
Contact: Jacques Angelino (614) 888-8052

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation supports and protects a woman’s right to make personal decisions regarding a full range of reproductive choices. These choices include preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children and choosing safe, legal abortion. For more information visit

Contact: Jane Larson 614-638-8272

Ohio Fair Food

Fair Food groups partner with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to support and expand the Fair Food Program that protects farmworkers from abuse, exploitation, and modern-day slavery. Farmworkers, growers, and buyers who participate in the Fair Food Program ensure that workers receive fair wages and have decent working conditions. Ohio Fair Food, the local organizing group for the Fair Food Program, raises awareness about the FFP and takes actions calling on corporate buyers to join the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in their struggle.
Contact: Sue Carter (614) 459-0017


RESULTS is a grassroots advocacy group committed to creating the political will to end poverty. Become an effective voice for those who have no voice. Meets 2nd Saturday of the month at noon. Contact: Ginnie Vogts


SPAN Ohio (Single-Payer Action Network Ohio) advocates Universal Health Care under a single-payer model. Contact: Alice Faryna
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The UUJEC (Unitarian Universalists for a Just Economic Community) is a national group of independent UU’s whose mission is to “engage, educate and activate UU’s to work for economic justice, recognizing that as people of faith in the struggle for justice, we are supporting and renewing our spiritual lives.” Contact: Michael Greenman

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

Our denominational development and human rights organization. It supports a range of non-sectarian projects to and works with local grassroots organizations to empower poor and disenfranchised people throughout the world. UUSC works in four areas: economic justice, human rights, environmental justice, and emergency relief. Programs include Guest at Your Table during the Thanksgiving/Christmas season and Justice Sunday in the spring.

Find out about UUSC’s work and become a member at

Contact: Marge Lynd