Justice is at the core of our faith. Our congregations are called to make a positive difference in our wider communities. We work to serve, to raise awareness, and to support and partner with people who face injustice. We advocate, organize, and act for justice to live out the values of our faith.
See it in action: Rev. Abhi Janamanchi describes the role of faith in the justice work of prophets like Theodore Parker, Gandhi, John Haynes Holmes, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Read stories about congregations using spiritual justice program models.
See it in action: The UU Church of Akron, OH, winner of the 2014 Bennett Award for Social Justice, has a vibrant justice program with three key focuses: immigration, food justice, and LGBTQ outreach. Read more stories about focused congregational justice ministry.
Great groups that many UU congregations have formed partnerships with include:
See it in action: A panel of UU leaders and organizers discuss partnership and movement-building around ending the New Jim Crow of mass incarceration, police brutality, and criminalization of people of color. Read more partnership partnership stories.
There are many ways to do justice ministry. Here are tips for different types of action:
See it in action: A webinar shares how UU congregations are utilizing Standing on the Side of Love to deepen congregational justice ministries and engagement. Read more stories about congregations deepening their justice ministry.
For more information contact socialjustice @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Monday, January 26, 2015.
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