Social Justice

Outreach Collection for Ukraine – Thank you!

Our UUFE Outreach Collection last month raised $1,120 to assist Ukrainian refugees who have fled to Romania. The Hungarian Unitarian Church in Cluj is the recipient of our aid to support their work.

From the onset of the war in Ukraine, the Hungarian Unitarian Church and … read more.

Social Justice Spring Survey Results Are In!

Many thanks to the 44 people who completed the Social Justice Pod’s spring 2022 survey.

Your input has been valuable in helping us determine

our priorities for involvement in social justice issues and organizations working toward those issues
where you would like UUFE to assist organizations with financial … read more.

UUFE Hosts Vigil for Ukraine

All are invited to gather in support of Ukraine, 6pm Tuesday March 1, 2022 as a community of care and compassion that values freedom and democracy.

This will be a quiet, outdoor event with a few words offered by local clergy. Candles will be provided. We … read more.

All-Gender Restrooms at UUFE

Welcome Back! All! 

When we return to our UUFE sanctuary for in-person services and meetups this summer, UUFE will be more inclusive and our building even more welcoming than before. Read more below about our plans to provide gender-neutral restrooms for all who gather with us.

 

 

The Need

Members … read more.

Outreach Collection for Asbury Church this Sunday

The Fellowship’s Social Justice Committee is proud to offer our members a unique opportunity this month through its special outreach monthly collection program. This month, we are asking members to contribute to Asbury United Methodist Church, a black church we have partnered with for years … read more.

Immigration Detainee Visitation and Pen Pal Project

An interfaith group in Talbot County has been exploring ways to support the immigrant community. We are pleased to share how you may engage in this effort through detainee visitation or detainee pen pal correspondence.

In conjunction with Mobilizing for Humane Treatment of Immigrants led by … read more.

SJC Immigration Task Force Meeting Notes

 Matthew Peters provided the following information:

Immigrants have 4 years to file for asylum. However, they cannot file until they have been assigned a court appearance date which can take a year or more to obtain, if at all. This system is confusing and broken, allowing … read more.

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