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

Building Beloved Community

Share Your Christmas

Blood Drive

Caring for the Earth

Earth Justice

Community Edible Landscape Project (CELP)

Adopt a Highway

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)

 

Stories of Justice

Saving Democracy with UU Values Workshop Inspires

The forty-nine people who participated in this very informative workshop on March 4 came away inspired and motivated.  The workshop, as publicized, truly built “our capacity to seek truth, act courageously, resist oppression, and work individually and collectively to preserve our fundamental democratic institutions”. Starting with some humorous videos of comedians poking fun at politicians,

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Successful Durham CAN retreat yields new potential action plans

ERUUF was well represented at the recent Durham Can Leaders Retreat held on 2/7/2017 held at Monument of Faith Church.  Over 100 people attended the retreat, 6 of them from ERUUF.  Amassa Fauntleroy shares this report:

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UUA Common Read

The Third Reconstruction  by Rev. Dr. William Barber and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

ERUUF's Adult Programs Team was excited to offer the UUA Common Read Book Discussions in February. Around 40 people who signed up were assigned to small groups, each with a discussion leader, which met three times. Unitarian Universalists were electrified at General Assembly 2016 by Rev. Barber's call for building and sustaining a movement for justice for all people. The Common Read selection committee believes that now is a moment for Unitarian Universalists to answer that call and provides a number of ways to do so.

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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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