Author: Kristin Collins
By Russ Outcalt, Environmental Justice Ministry Team
As part of our Earth Day observances, the April justice collection recipient will be the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network. Here’s what your money will support, and how it will advance UUFR’s goals of fighting climate change … read more.
By Amy Blackwell, Immigrant and Refugee Justice Ministry Team
A 2019 UUFR Halloween party with refugee children
One of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had at UUFR is working with refugees. Our Immigrant and Refugee Justice Ministry Team has relationships with two refugee resettlement agencies in … read more.
By Jim Yocom, Environmental Justice Ministry Team
In 2021 the Environmental Justice Ministry Team along with congregational leaders will review UUFR’s designation as an official UUA “Green Sanctuary.” This process will identify new ways that UUFR can address climate change and engage members in this … read more.
It may be hard to imagine, but people are tortured in countries around the world for such reasons as their political views, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or religion. Over 200,000 survivors of torture from Africa and Asia are believed to reside in the United States, some … read more.