• New Forward Together Democracy Action Team September 14, 2019 The 2020 election is just over one year away and what we do between now and then will determine our political future here in North Carolina and in the US for years to come. The stakes are as high as they’ve ever been. Our democracy, voting rights, health care, the reproductive rights of women, and state ...
  • Redistricting Update (Sept. 13) September 13, 2019 With little opportunity for public comment, the House Redistricting Committee is sending its plan for new legislative maps for a vote in the House today (September 13). A public hearing on the proposed maps will be held on Monday (September 16). New maps must be approved by September 18. Read more in this article in ...
  • Speaking by Heart September 13, 2019 Speaking by Heart is a new resource to help UU social justice activists become confident and effective public speakers. The Speaking by Heart website is filled with resources for all who are called upon to speak publicly and includes links to videos, exercises and special programs, as well as a free monthly Small Group Zoom conversation and a ...
  • Poor Peoples Campaign “We Must Do M.O.R.E” Tour September 13, 2019 The national Poor Peoples Campaign recently announced its multi-state “We Must Do M.O.R.E.” Tour. M.O.R.E. stands for mobilizing, organizing, registering and educating people for the movement who will vote. From Washington, the tour will officially launch in El Paso, Texas before heading to over 20 states over the next 9 months and will culminate on Saturday, June ...
  • End Gerrymandering Forever! September 4, 2019 Here’s the news that we’ve been waiting, and working, and praying for!!! A panel of three superior court judges has ruled, unanimously, that North Carolina’s legislative election districts are unconstitutional due to extreme partisan gerrymandering and has ordered the North Carolina General Assembly to draw new legislative districts by September 18, 2019 without regard to any ...
  • “Brave New Films” Social Justice Videos August 30, 2019 Over the coming months this fall and winter, UU Forward Together, in partnership with Brave New Films (bravenewfilms.org), will be screening a series of films and short videos addressing a broad range of social justice issues, including racial justice, immigration justice, voting rights, gun violence, economic inequality, and more. The first screening is a collection of ...
  • UUA Resources for Dismantling White Supremacy and Hate August 26, 2019 Dismantling White Supremacy and Hate Fourteen Steps Forward Together for America’s Third Reconstruction, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s Beacon Broadside blog post, outlines fourteen steps to mobilize in the streets, at the polls, and in the courtroom to build a social justice movement The Alt-Right Curriculum, Linda K. Wertheimer’s Atlantic piece, highlights teachers who are facilitating conversations with ...
  • Global Climate Strike (September 20) August 26, 2019 Are you ready to demand a just and sustainable world? A right to a future for our youth and young adults? Sign up here for the Sept. 20th Global Climate Strike and Week of Action by locating an event near you and you will be in touch with local organizers. This information will also be shared with the ...
  • 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.