OJ & AVP!

Nancy Hutchins sent this press release from the Alternatives to Violence Project. Thanks much, Nancy. Although not a split-plate recipient this coming year, UUCF has supported AVP for many years and Dave and Nancy Hutchins, Emma Lou Comstock, and Mary Fletcher are active volunteers.

Contact: K. Archer Bunner: (317) 362-7222, kabunner07@earlham.edu Irene Webb: (310) 722 […]

UU Service Committee (UUSC), the Social Action Side of UUA

From Carly Cronon, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, via Bill Butler, a strong advocate of UUSC: In situations of dire humanitarian crisis, UUSC looks to fulfill unmet needs and support overlooked communities, with long-term recovery a primary goal. Often, the communities UUSC supports are overlooked because they are physically remote, or because they were marginalized within […]

Help Kenya Self-Help Project Get Books for Students

Kenya Self-Help Project

KSHP led us to our partnership in education with Lilian Ochieng. We can help other Kenyan students by taking a minute to vote for KSHP and earn books for young students in their program.

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Kenya Self-Help is a project I love and support. Our BOOKS! program is […]

Social Action Committee Meeting Notes: June 20, 2017

Social Action Committee Agenda and Meeting Summary

Tuesday, June 20, (snack 5:00 pm) at 5:30 pm

UUCF, Room 113

Present: Mike Morse, Di Creedon, Patricia Cronin, Gary Magnuson, Marilou Barratt, Tom Barratt, Gary Magnuson, Mary B-Kruhm, Betsy Bainbridge

Welcome & Announcements

UUCF Split-Plate Contributions, 2016-2017

Equal Justice Initiative (July): $445 Religious Coalition (August): $1084 Asian […]

Jericho March for Justice in DC

At yesterday’s Social Action Committee meeting, Gary Magnuson strongly encouraged us to become more active with UUSJ. Rev. Barber was a dynamic speaker at GA last June and he will lead this march on Friday at the Supreme Court.

Note: I downloaded Write Here! Write Now! Toolkit mentioned and it looks like an excellent resource […]

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, from ACLU

From Nick Steiner, Meredith Curtis Goode, and ACLU of Maryland We have a hunch that there are a lot of Frederick residents who don’t support Sheriff Chuck Jenkins’ inhumane, biased, and draconian immigration enforcement. We need you to show up and make that clear to your local officials. On June 14 at 6:00 pm, […]

More from the UUsed Book Sale

The UUsed Book Sale earned $984.99. Thanks to all–worker bees, book contributors and book buyers.

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Contacting Legislators!

Steve Buckingham, chairperson of the UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD) and a member of UUCF, gave an excellent update at today’s Friendly Forum on state legislative accomplishments during the recently-ended General Assembly. Copies of the handout are available from Steve and in the Social Action Committee cabinet in the atrium. Steve emphasized the need […]

Third Annual Book Sale, with Roger’s Photos!

More photos to come, but here are a few!

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Update—UUsed Book Sale

Our third annual UUsed Book Sale is Saturday/Sunday, April 29-30, with set-up April 27-28. This sale gives the Social Action Committee (SAC) money to help Kenyan girls with an education, sponsor Student Peace Awards in Jefferson County, WV, and Frederick, put money up front for bus rental to marches, contribute to speakers selected by the […]