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Make a Year-End Contribution to Forward Together!

Here are three good reasons you should make a contribution to Forward Together before December 31st.

First, the federal CARES Act increases the federal income tax deduction for charitable donations.

For individual donors who itemize deductions, the adjusted gross income (AGI) limit for cash contributions has been … read more.

November Newsletter

Here’s the link for Forward Together’s “Giving Life the Shape of Justice” newsletter for November, 2020.

If you’re not receiving the newsletter via email, you can subscribe here.

Two “Nanas” & Sunday Voting

This is the story of “two Nanas” from the Piedmont UU Church in Charlotte who helped win the battle for early Sunday voting.

Passion, Looming Deadlines, Good Friends, A Just Cause, Persistence, Truth to Power, Knowledge, and Personal Contact in the Time … read more.

Gather the Spirit, Sept. 23rd @ 7:30 pm

In January we launched UU the Vote as an unprecedented call to collaboration and mobilization for the 2020 election. In May, we pivoted our work to meet the challenges of COVID-19 at our “How We Thrive” event that opened with a beautiful virtual choir.

Now, let … read more.

Legislative Update Sept. 2, 2020

The NC General Assembly reconvenes its 2020 legislative session today (Sept. 2, 2020).

Here’s (based on the Raleigh News & Observer’s “Under the Dome” column) is a summary of some of the things that are on the agenda of state lawmakers (or, at least, the Republican … read more.

Police Violence is Gun Violence

The tragedies and injustices we saw in Kenosha last week are symptoms of two diseases plaguing America – a toxic gun culture combined with systemic racism and white supremacy.

Let’s be clear: police violence is gun violence. Last week, there was yet another tragic example of such violence … read more.