Working for Justice Steering Group (WFJSG) next meeting is Monday, November 7 at 4 pm  in the May Sarton Room.  All are welcome!   The group is currently co-chaired.

WFJ group photo revContacts: Lynn Ellis or Cathey Cyrus

With the intention of furthering the congregation’s chosen ministry of preventing prejudice and hate, WFJ has task/focus groups exploring or acting in the following areas:

  • Black Lives Matter
  • Charities with Soul
  • End Inequality collaboration
  • Guest at Your Table
  • Immigration
  • Public Policy
  • Maine Unitarian Universalist State Advocacy Network (MUUSAN), Public Policy Forum, Gun Violence Education
  • Religious Education collaboration
  • Restorative Justice
  • Wabanaki-REACH

Pride ParadeOf particular interest:

WFJ is partnering with community organizations to present films to the wider community:

  • First Light  (Maine Wabanaki-REACH and Upstander Project)
  • This Changes Everything  (PeaceWorks)
  • The Mask You Live In  (PeaceWorks and Boys to Men)
  • — WFJ organizes a Public Policy Forum every 4th Sunday to educate UUCB on issues supported by our 7 Principles
  • — (Currently working with Maine Council of Churches to garner UUCB and wider support of legislation on criminal background checks for gun sales)
  • — WFJ Immigration task force is exploring partnership with TriCounty Literacy
  • — WFJ is partnering with MerryMeeting Adult Education to explore relationships with the program’s English Language Learners

 

Minutes from August Working for Justice meeting

Minutes from October Working for Justice meeting

Minutes from November Working for Justice meeting

Minutes from January 2017 Working for Justice meeting