• UU Webinar on Gun Violence & Gun Safety (May 19, 2019) May 3, 2019 UU social justice leaders and activists (and others) are invited to join UU Forward Together’s webinar on gun violence and gun safety featuring guest speakers from North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, Moms Demand Action, and the UU Fellowship of Raleigh‘s gun violence action team Sunday evening, May 19, 2019, 7:30 – 9:00 pm via Zoom ...
  • UU Voting Rights Webinar Available Online May 3, 2019 UU Forward Together’s April 21, 2019 voting rights webinar featuring Tomas Lopez, Executive Director of Democracy NC, and Kate Fellman, Executive Director of You Can Vote, is now available online. (Almost) everything you want and need to know about the current state of gerrymandering, redistricting, and voting rights in NC.
  • “End Gerrymandering” Advocacy Day April 30, 2019 Join Common Cause NC and others who are working to protect democracy and end gerrymandering on May 7 in Raleigh for a People’s Lobby Day in Raleigh to call on the General Assembly to end gerrymandering! Our base of operations will be the auditorium in the North Carolina Museum of History, right across the street from ...
  • UU Forward Together Annual Gathering Nov. 16, 2019 April 18, 2019 Please HOLD THE DATE for UU Forward Together’s second Annual Gathering on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Eno River UU Fellowship in Durham. Stay tuned for more details and registration.
  • Close to Home: Stories from the Local Immigrant Experience April 16, 2019 The UU Fellowship of Raleigh is sponsoring a powerful night of story telling, information sharing, and action with respect to Immigrant Justice on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (3313 Wade Avenue, Raleigh). The purpose of this forum is to increase personal awareness, encourage engagement, and increase impact by building coalitions. You will hear ...
  • Love Resists Webinar: Expanded Sanctuary @ Solidarity with Asylum Seekers April 5, 2019 Please join Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen, Rev. Dottie Matthews, and other UUs involved on the ground with sponsorship of asylum-seekers and accompaniment networks on April 10 (8:00 pm) for an information session that will answer your questions and get into some of the real nuts and bolts of how to provide this kind of community protection ...
  • “Justice on Jones Street” Advocacy Day April 4, 2019 “Justice on Jones Street” is UU Forward Together’s annual day of citizen lobbying and advocacy at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. We’ll gather on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019 at the UU Fellowship of Raleigh (3313 Wade Av., Raleigh) at 9:30 am to learn about the legislative process, how to be an effective citizen lobbyist, ...
  • Democracy & Voting Rights in NC: On-Line Workshop April 4, 2019 UU Forward Together is presenting an on-line workshop on Democracy and Voting Rights in North Carolina on Sunday evening, April 21, 2019 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm featuring Tomas Lopez, Executive Director of Democracy NC and Kate Fellman, Executive Director of You Can Vote. Join us to learn more about current issues, legislation, and lawsuits related ...
  • White Fragility: On-Line Discussion Group April 4, 2019 UU Forward Together is offering a three-session (April 28, May 5, and May 12 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm), on-line discussion group reflecting on Robin Dianegelo’s book “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.” This on-line discussion group (using the Zoom audio/video conference platform) is open to North Carolina UUs ...
  • NC Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional March 26, 2019 Federal district court judge William Osteen has ruled that North Carolina’s law banning abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy is unconstitutional. Judge Osteen’s ruling is a victory for Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union, and advocates for reproductive justice. But that’s not the end of the story. The judge’s ...