• 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 way we are celebrating this moment is through a card ...
  • 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 Policing, Prisons, and Punishment (Beacon Press). Zach Norris is the ...
  • 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 virtually eliminated gender-based violence and modern-day slavery in the fields, ...
  • 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 the movement, plus a personal perspective, here are some names ...
  • Racial Justice and Immigration
    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 with a short video and information about how you can engage in this important work. The goal of RJI, like that of the congregation, as a ...