Below is a listing of many of First UUs justice teams
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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 email@example.com (614) 560-1732
Michael Greenman firstname.lastname@example.org (614) 439-4768
Care and Share Timebank Facebook page
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 email@example.com
FCCFGG (Franklin County Consortium for Good Government) sponsors candidates’ nights in neighborhood settings for local political races.
Contact: Cathy Elkins firstname.lastname@example.org (614) 267-5884
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 www.prochoiceohio.org
Contact: Jane Larson email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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
See more details on www.spanohio.org
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 www.uusc.org.
Contact: Marge Lynd