• Legislative Update (July 15, 2019) July 15, 2019 Click here to read Forward Together’s July 15, 2019 Legislative Advocacy Update.
  • UU Forward Together July 2019 Newsletter July 1, 2019 Read UU Forward Together’s July 2019 newsletter.
  • NPR Podcast about Murder of Rev. James Reeb July 1, 2019 In 1965, Rev. James Reeb — a Unitarian minister and civil-rights activist — was murdered during the voting rights movement in Selma. After three men were tried and acquitted for his murder, the city’s white community buried the truth. More than 50 years later, two native Alabamians return to Selma to uncover the truth about who ...
  • SCOTUS Decision on Gerrymandering & the Census July 1, 2019 It’s “old news” now, but the US Supreme Court recently issued decisions in two important cases regarding voting rights and democracy. The good news is that the court struck down the Trump administration’s plans to include a citizenship question on the 2020 US census which would have almost certainly resulted in a significant under-count of Hispanics ...
  • UUA Delegates Approve Action of Immediate Witness on Immigrant Justice July 1, 2019 Delegates to the UUA’s General Assembly in Spokane adopted an Action of Immediate Witness condemning the Trump administration’s unjust and inhumane policies with respect to the treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers.
  • Becoming a Justice Making Congregation June 23, 2019 Forty-five UU social justice leaders and activists attended UU Forward Together’s third “Becoming a Justice Making Congregation” workshop at the UU Fellowship of Hendersonville on June 1st (in addition to the 40 UU social justice leaders and activists who attended the first two workshops in Durham and New Bern). A link to the PowerPoint slides that ...
  • 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.