Unitarian Universalists in the Northwest and throughout the world are working to ensure justice, equity and compassion in our lives, communities and governments. Adequate food, water, housing, healthcare, and a livable environment are examples of areas where UUs find themselves working for justice. We accomplish this either by providing direct services to people in need or by working to address government, corporate and cultural systems that lead to injustice in these areas. An example:
In 1988, Unitarian Universalists came together to take a stand on Housing and Homelessness in the United States. That act was but one in a long history of standing for the inherent worth and dignity of all people and of working for affordable, adequate shelter as a cornerstone of that effort. UUs in nearly every congregation come together on this issue. Our work ranges from the willing hands of service to providing and advocating for affordable housing.
We’d like to know and share what you are doing in these areas. We are also interested in connecting you with others working in justice areas related to yours.