Social Justice

Notes from Social Justice Forum, August 25

A very informative exchange transpired between our guests and members of UUFE, comprising congregants and members of the Social Justice Committee, and our Guests: Mid-Shore Fresh Start. Tori Brummel and Bert Larrimore

Immigration Task Force Meeting

August 5, 2018, 11:30 am at UUFE

Attending:  Tom Arnold, Maggie Garey, Tracey O’Shay, Steve Parks, Liz Parks, Sally Woodall, Carol Meredith, David Stevens, Ken Court, Jack Harrald, Ron Sweet, Ann Davis 

Presiding: Nancy Sweet 

Nancy began the meeting by addressing two topics regarding how to assist with the immigration situation.  She … read more.

Local Impact of Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

UUFE member Steve Parks wrote this guest commentary which appeared in the July 11 2018 issue of the Star-Democrat.

The plight of children separated from their undocumented immigrant parents along the southwest border is epitomized by a pair of 1-year-olds. A girl, recently reunited with her … read more.

March For Our Lives

Opportunities to Participate in March For Our Lives with Other UUs

 

Saturday, March 24, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, there will be a national mobilization to end gun violence and school shootings led by the students from Parkland, FL. March For Our Lives events will take place at locations across … read more.

Death and Life on the Ganges – Outreach for Mere Saathi

Dr. Audrey Barker described Mere Saathi’s mission in India to empower and improve the lives of impoverished village women through veterinary medicine for the dairy animals in their care. UUFE’s Don Barker told stories about Death, Uncertainty, and Liberation – from his India journal and books … read more.

Outreach for Mere Saathi will be Sun Jan 21

Dr. Audrey Barker founded Mere Saathi in 2010.  Dr. Barker is a Baltimore veterinarian and daughter of UUFE members Rita and Don Barker.

We are One Village Healing Another

Mere Saathi’s mission is to empower and improve the lives of impoverished Indian women.  We do this by providing … read more.

Outreach collections June 2016 – May 2017

This is a summary of our Outreach Collections for the fiscal year 2016-2017. In addition to the collections the Hunger coalition lunches are funded through Social Justice Committee funds. And we also support 2 students in Uganda who are orphans due to HIV/Aids

 

November Outreach Collection for BAAM

Thanks to everyone who contributed to BAAM and Ray Earnest’s mindfulness project. The collection met the needs for buying textbooks for the project. Now if you would like to volunteer to help Ray as a coach  give her a call at 410-310-4988.

Total collected $250

Hope While Waiting

(Sermon at Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River, Dec. 3, 2017)

Sometimes we find ourselves ‘between things’ and we wait.

Recently my plan was to pick up our take-out food on my way home from the gym. I pictured a smooth swing by the restaurant. My husband texted … read more.