• Bus from Durham to DC for Poor Peoples Campaign June 23 June 22, 2018 50 years ago, members of the first Poor People’s Campaign made their voices heard. Thousands of poor people from across the United States camped out on the Washington Mall to demand that the nation “lift the load of poverty” and to sing “Everybody’s Got a Right to Live.” Now it’s our turn.   We won’t be ...
  • Poor Peoples Campaign Update June 22 June 22, 2018 Thank you to everyone who came out last Monday for our rally in the North Carolina capitol. This country desperately needs people like you to speak out against Christian nationalism and the poisoning of “family values.” A few ways we raised our voices this week: We camped on the NC Capitol grounds on Sunday evening to ...
  • Zero Tolerance and Family Separation: What Would Jesus Do? June 22, 2018 In a letter to the editor of the Raleigh News & Observer published on Wednesday, June 20, Forward Together’s Executive Director, Rev. John L. Saxon, says that the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant children and parents is cruel, immoral, and inconsistent with the teachings ...
  • Say “No” to Trump Administration’s Policy Separating Undocumented Children and Parents June 18, 2018 The Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy of prosecuting undocumented immigrants who enter the US has has resulted in the separation of almost 3,000 children from their parents over recent weeks (about 45 family separations each and every day) and the construction of massive tent cities to hold these children along the Mexican border. More than two ...
  • Justice Workshops at the UUA General Assembly in Kansas City (June 21) June 14, 2018 Will you be attending the UUA General Assembly in Kansas City next week? If so, here are two workshops that might be of interest. First, this year’s Public Witness is being led by Black Lives UU (BLUU) and co-sponsored by the UUA – UUSC Love Resists Campaign. BLUU and Love Resists will roll out a congregational #EndMoneyBail Campaign and Toolkit ...
  • NC Poor Peoples Campaign Videos June 14, 2018 Thomas Clayton, a member of the UU Church of Greensboro, is serving as one of the documentarians for the North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign. His videos of the Poor People’s Campaign gatherings in Raleigh in May and June are posted online. Thanks, Thomas!!!
  • Poor Peoples Campaign Witness and Action in Raleigh, May 14 May 17, 2018 About 500 people, including dozens of Unitarian Universalists from Raleigh, Durham, and Greensboro, participated in the Poor People’s Campaign’s first day of witness and action in Raleigh on Monday, May 14, 2018. Almost 50 participants, including Forward Together’s Executive Director, Rev. John L. Saxon, were cited for impeding traffic by holding hands and singing on Jones Street. Rallies, marches, ...
  • Poor Peoples Campaign Training for Direct Action April 19, 2018 The Poor Peoples Campaign is holding training sessions for anyone who is interested in participating in direct action during the upcoming Forty Days of Action (May 14 – June 18 in Raleigh and June 23 in Washington, DC). At this point in time, training sessions are scheduled for Saturday, April 21 in Asheville and Tuesday, April ...
  • UUSJ Webinar on April 19th April 12, 2018 Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice is hosting a webinar, “What is Health Care Justice and Inequality,” on Thursday, April 19th at 8:00 pm EDT. Click here for more information or join the webinar via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/349230191
  • UUSJ Webinar on April 15 April 12, 2018 Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice is presenting a webinar, “Reward Work, Not Wealth,” on Sunday, April 15 @ 7:00 pm (EDT). Click here for more information or join the webinar via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/564522127