A crucial part of the UU experience is Social Justice. Check out events both online and around Arizona that you can support to educate, uplift, and make the world a better place for everyone.

 

Gather, Inspire, Launch! : Two-part Fall Social Witness Convening of the Commission on Social Witness
Part One: Wednesday, Oct 6, 7-9 pm ET/4-6 pm PT
Part Two: Wednesday, Oct 13, 7-9 pm ET/4-6 pm PT

Around the world, we UUs find ourselves pulled in many directions for justice & health, humanitarian aid, and earth care. Amid this trying time, let us inspire one another through collective action!

At the UUA General Assembly this past June, the delegates voted to affirm three bold statements for healing action. The delegates also adopted a formal UUA Statement of Conscience on Undoing Systemic White Supremacy. Join these two meetings to find out what UU leaders around the country are doing, what you can do, and who you can partner with to carry forward these bold actions full of inspiring possibilities.

Gather, inspire, and launch your social witness action! The Commission on Social Witness invites you to the Fall Social Witness Convening in two parts. Attend both sessions to find out about all the statements and actions! Read more about the Fall Social Witness Convening here.

                                                                            Anti-Harassment Training

Hollaback is a nonprofit on a mission to end harassment – in all its forms. 

They provide free trainings throughout the year to give people the resources to respond to, prevent and intervene in instances of harassement.  If you are interested in participating in a training or learning more, please visit the following link:

hollaback! Trainings

 


The Hearth

A monthly space for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color. We are centering everyone who identifies as a Person of Color, for example, People of African Descent, Caribbean, Native/American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Latina/o and Hispanic, Middle Eastern/Arab, and Multiracial. Please feel free to invite friends and family who are UU -adjacent, even if they don’t identify as Unitarian Universalist.

Sep. 22nd, 6:30-6:30 Meeting: Let’s celebrate the changing seasons with an Equinox Craft Party. Have a favorite art medium? Bring it! Need some ideas? We’ll have them! Not into crafting? Come anyway! We will gather to create art together and to celebrate being in a virtual space together.  Register for the Hearth: September Social here.

Nov 17th, 6:30-8 Meeting: In November, we celebrate thriving and joy in our communities as we also feel the grief of the seasons approaching. The Hearth is partnering with Nourish UU Dinner Church to bring you reflection, connection, and community. We’ll be “sharing” the dinner hour together with a worship service led by Rev. Aisha Ansano. We will sing, reflect and connect deeply with our community. Bring a candle and a bite of food, a whole meal, or just a beverage! Register for The Hearth Nourish Dinner Church here.

 

Upcoming Events UUJAZ
  • Book GroUUp is back! 3rd Fridays, 12 – 1:30 pm. Free to all our sustaining donors. If you wish to join but aren’t a donor, you can contribute a suggested donation of $10 at registration. If you aren’t financially able to donate, join us anyway!
    Register for Book GroUUp here.
  • LOVE & JUSTICE: Abolition and Alternatives to Policing: UUs proclaim that no one is outside the circle of love, therefore, our goals are also abolitionist goals. Join UUJAZ team member Thoi every first Wednesday of the month in actively resisting the systems of policing and incarceration while building relationships and community with other passionate UUs in Arizona. Email Thoi to register for the next meeting.