Social Justice

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.

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. … read more.

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 … read more.

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 … read more.

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, … read more.