Social Justice

Outreach for Mere Saathi on January 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 specific, needs-based veterinary medicine to the animals in their care. Working In … Continued

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

December 10 Outreach Collection: Building Together Caroline County

Building Together Caroline County. A switch from what had been planned for December, but a very worthy organization that we have had collections for before. This is a volunteer based organization that does home repairs for folks who can’t afford to do them on their home. Very low overhead so we know our contributions go … Continued

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 food would be ready at 7:05. Not wanting … Continued

Social Justice Outreach: Building African-American Minds (BAAM)

Sunday, November 11th’s collection was in support of delivering a mini mindfulness curriculum as part of the  after school program known as BAAM (Building African American Minds). First, a little about BAAM:  BAAM was started by a local African American couple who wanted to provide a college scholarship for a Talbot County African American student. When … Continued

Whiteness

On September 23, UUFE hosted the UU Racial Justice Gathering Workshop.  Paula Cole Jones and other leaders led an in-depth conversation and workshop on racial justice. The gathering was an opportunity for UUs in the Delmarva Cluster to address the challenges of dismantling systemic racism.  About a dozen UUFE members and friends attended. UU liFE received these … Continued

Building African American Minds

Sunday, November 12 2017, our Social Justcie Outreach Collection will be in support of delivering a mini mindfulness curriculum as part of the after school program known as BAAM (Building African American Minds). First, a little about BAAM:  BAAM was started by a local African American couple who wanted to provide a college scholarship for … Continued

A Perfect Day

Habitat and Frederick Douglass Day events show what a diverse community Talbot can be. At last Sunday’s Service, I shared that the day before had been one of the most perfect days of my life.  May my words do justice to my heart. – Doug Jurrius   Saturday was a great day.  It started with the … Continued

Talbot Interfaith Shelter and UUFE 

A note from UUFE’s Jack Harrald: UUFE was one of the faith communities that responded to homelessness in our community by supporting the creation of Talbot Interfaith Shelter in 2008.  UUFE members have continued that support as volunteers and donors enable TIS to grow from a seasonal cold weather, overnight shelter with a capacity limited to five guests to … Continued