Category: Social Justice Blog
UUFR has seven 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.
Recruiting UUFR members to attend ONE Wake’s Founding Assembly
Last week, Raleigh approved rezoning for one of the largest developments in its history. Developer John Kane will build Downtown South, a $2-billion complex in southeast Raleigh that will include housing, hotels, shops, restaurants and a 20,000-seat … read more.
We’ve done some talking, now it’s time for the action that we promised.
Time to step up. This is where the rubber meets the road. It’s time to put up or…well, stop bragging. Pick you pithy phrase to describe the situation we – the UUFR congregation … read more.
By Cathy Murphy, Environmental Justice Ministry Team
Many of us are accumulating a pandemic-fueled pile of takeout containers, just as this Washington Post article describes.
I used to carry reusable containers in my car to take home my restaurant leftovers. However, that practice isn’t helpful … read more.
Did you attend the ONE Wake assembly on October 13? Are you now interested in learning more about the history, the theory, and the practice of community organizing?
ONE Wake, through its sister organization Metro IAF, is offering an two-part online training in November. See the … read more.
Photo by Sara D. Davis for InterFaith Food Shuttle
By Susan Silverio
UUFR has committed to provide a year’s worth of food for fifteen children who need it more than ever, now that we’re living in a pandemic. But we can only fulfill this commitment with the … read more.