Category Archives: Social Justice

It’s not too late to support BLUU

The first week of support was amazing, but more help is needed and you can do it online!   Formed in the wake of several conversations among Black UUs at the July 2015 Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, … Continue reading

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What is BLUU?

This Sunday we will Share the Basket with BLUU!   Formed in the wake of several conversations among Black UUs at the July 2015 Movement for Black Lives Convening in Cleveland, OH – the BLUU Organizing Collective is committed to: … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lives Matter of Unitarian Universalism, Social Justice

Grabbing the pitchforks, lighting the torches and defeating the monster

A year ago this Sunday, the world began to change. What began as a few Facebook posts became a global movement that has grown while spawning new, equally strong groups. Close to 500,000 women and men marched at Norfolk and … Continue reading

Posted in Social Justice, UUFP History, Women's March on Washington

It seemed a little iffy last January

It seemed a little iffy last January to a lot of people and it hasn’t been without its ups and downs. But, through it all, the UU’s of the Peninsula have been working. Right out of the gate, the Fellowship … Continue reading

Posted in GivingTuesday, Racial Justice March, Share the Basket, Social Justice, Women's March on Washington

You CAN make your voice heard

Posted in Racial Justice March, Social Justice

It’s about more than Confederate statues

Sometimes it seems that our policy makers have lost their connections with us getting way-laid by the need to fight with each other and, of course, raise money. Sometimes they just need a reminder! Join the thousands raising their voices … Continue reading

Posted in Racial Justice March, Social Justice

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Get on the bus: March for Racial Justice

  The Social Justice Team has scheduled a bus to the March for Racial Justice on Saturday September 30.   Cost is $45 per person and will depart from the Food Lion, 316 Oyster Point Rd Newport News, VA 23602. The March … Continue reading

Posted in Advertisment, Racial Justice March, Social Justice, Standing on the Side of Love

Resist at every turn

It’s time for the next bus trip to Washington on April 29.  Organized by the Peoples Climate Movement, this march is your chance to stand up for our community and to make your voice heard. When leaders say that they … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Social Justice, Standing on the Side of Love

From our new friends

It’s always nice to hear back from our partners in the community. In fact, Karen Joyner will be here in May to tell us more about the Foodbank and its programs!                

Posted in Social Justice