Category Archives: Social Justice

Going! Going! Almost gone!

On March 24, kids and families will take to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. Advertisements

Posted in 2018 Marches, March For Our Lives, Social Justice | Leave a comment

Still standing!

The Fellowship began in 1958 when: The average cost of a new home was $12,750, the average rent as $92 and the average annual wage was $4,600. People were concerned that gas had risen to 25 cents per gallon and … Continue reading

Posted in Caring for One Another, Social Justice

Sound Advice

How often have you heard (or said), “Never grocery shop when you’re hungry?” When you’re hungry, it’s impossible to think of much else! But a lot of folks are hungry and, for them, a grocery run isn’t an option. *As … Continue reading

Posted in Foodbank, Social Justice

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

Notes on the Marches


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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

Baby, it’s cold outside!

Please remember the Foodbank this Sunday or on-line now. Advertisements

Posted in Share the Basket, Social Justice

The perfect marriage of work and support

There are always two sides to every story. Side 1: Sharing the basket on Sundays and on-line made sure that there was ample money to fund the New Years PORT night. Side 2: Volunteers made sure that more than 60 … Continue reading

Posted in PORT, Social Justice

Today’s the day!

In about eighteen hours we say goodbye to 2017 BUT… In about nine hours, volunteers from the UUFP will be showing up to spend the night at PORT. This is the most expensive activity of Social Justice we have and it … Continue reading

Posted in PORT

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