Category: Social Justice Blog
UUFR has several very active social justice ministries that are working for a better world. Whether feeding the hungry, registering voters, welcoming refugees, or installing solar panels on the sanctuary’s roof, these volunteers make real our commitment to actively serving the common good. On our blog, you can learn about UUFR’s social justice work and figure out where you would like to get involved.
To go directly to posts about a specific ministry, use the dropdown menu on the right side of the page.
By Danna Mattocks, Anti-Racism Ministry Team
Danna Mattocks with her husband and son last summer
We need your help to take UUFR’s Anti-Racism efforts to the next level: Vote YES for the important new statement of conscience at UUFR’s congregational meeting on November 14th. (To attend the congregational meeting, join us in person or on Zoom … read more.
It was fall of 2020, and after months of pandemic and toxic politics, Donna Doran needed something positive in her life. That’s when she heard about a local nonprofit’s work to give farmers of color and women farmers new markets for their produce, by pairing … read more.
ONE Wake – – the multi-racial, multi-cultural, interfaith coalition of more than 40 churches, mosques, synagogues and other civic organizations to which UUFR belongs – – has scheduled two important events in October and November. UUFR members are encouraged to sign up for one or … read more.
ONE Wake is the multi-religious, multi-cultural, multi-racial community organizing network to which UUFR belongs.
The three issues it is focusing on now are affordable housing, living wage jobs, and equitable educational opportunities.
ONE Wake has developed specific proposals to address these issues in Raleigh and other Wake … read more.