Social Justice

Overview

Helping to create a more just  world is integral to the mission of ERUUF and to transforming lives including our own. Whether you only have an hour here or there or want to get deeply involved in an on-going commitment, your participation in the justice work of ERUUF is welcome and needed.

Justice Work Takes 5 Forms Here

Definitions

Justice Ministry Council (JMC)

Justice Sundays

 

Justice Ministry Action Groups

There are many ways to be involved in justice ministry work here at Eno River UU Fellowship. Our many Action Groups fall into five areas of concern:

Alleviating Poverty

El Centro Hispano

Lakewood Elementary Bag Packing

Sister Communities of San Ramon, Nicaragua

Homeless Action Group

Advancing Human Rights

Interweave

Refugee and Immigrant Justice Action Group

Protecting Democracy

Voting rights and gerrymandering

Caring for the Earth

Earth Justice

Community Edible Landscape Project (CELP)

Partnering with other groups

Durham CAN

Durham Congregations in Action (DCIA)

UU Justice Ministry of North Carolina

NAACP - Forward Together Moral  Movement including Moral Mondays and HKonJ march

Crop Walk

Generosity Sunday Committee

UU Service Committee (UUSC)

Share Your Christmas

Blood Drive

 

Stories of Justice

Dismantling Racism Workshop on Oct. 13-14

The next Dismantling Racism Workshop at ERUUF will be Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, 2017. The workshop is all day (8:30 am-4:30 pm), both days, and will be held in the Fellowship Hall at ERUUF.

ERUUF is reserving up to half of the available spots for participants from five People-of-Color-led organizations with whom we work as partners.

ERUUFians and Community Partners who want to attend the October workshop should apply online using the form below. Space is limited and priority for ERUUFians will be given to active members. Meals will be provided. The only cost to participants will be a $10 registration fee (scholarships available).

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Black Lives Matter and Unitarian Universalism

Together with nearly 700 Unitarian Universalist congregations in May, ERUUF offered Sunday services (service descriptions here) and programs in support of dismantling racism and the system of white supremacy that puts the lives of Black and Brown people in harm’s way, and in celebration of the love and courage People of Color have created in response and resistance.

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2nd Annual Plant-based Eating Week

Thank you for your interest in our wonderful series of events! An entire week of community, compassion, and science-based information for support of eating in a way that is better for you, better for all living creatures, and better for the environment. Meet the local leaders of this movement and mingle with others who have benefited from choosing to incorporate more fruits, nuts, seeds, and vegetables into their diet. Everyone with an open mind and an open heart is welcome. Most events require registration below. Some are only open to ERUUF members but others are open to the wider community. Please read on for more information. Hope to see you there!

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Get Involved

Ready to find out more? The best way is to join in!

Link to the Justice Ministry Google group (forum): https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ERUUF-justice-ministry

This forum is an online community of Justice Associates who are committed to carrying out the work of our congregation's justice ministry.

Getting Involved in Social Justice at ERUUF

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