The UUJEC is, of course, very interested in democracy. We need more of it in our own operations. Participating in a task force that conducts our work is a good way for you to promote justice in the denomination and in the world.
Please, examine this task force list to decide where you can make your best impact on the world. When you find one (or two), click on the adjacent survey monkey link. Ehttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9CSTZM3ach link opens an eight-question survey that asks when and how you can meet with other interested members.
Program Task Forces:
Health Care Leader: Judy Deutch https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9CSTZM3
The Health Care Task Force works for health equity. We’re concerned about access to health care and the quality of health care. This task force works with the UUA to implement the Action of Immediate Witness, COVID-19 Pandemic: Justice, Healing, Courage. As part of this program, we support Medicare for All and congregation-based organizing for personal and social wellness.
Green New Deal Leader: Lucy Hitchcock https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9YZVWSP
The Green New Deal task force explores and educates on the natural, industrial, social, political and economic causes and consequences of climate change and the actions of prevention and restoration in which we can engage. The GND task force sponsors a webinar once a month, assembles resources on our web pages, and invites participation in our work and community.
Reparations for Racism Leader: Carl McCargo https://www.
The Reparations for Racism task force 1) studies the economic impacts of slavery and racism and 2) promotes restorative justice for those who have lost so much. The workshops this task force sponsors at General Assembly are very popular.
Housing Justice Leader: Sally Gellert https://www.
This new task force will address such issues as homelessness, exploitation of renters and borrowers, and discrimination in home sales and valuation.