UUSC Joins Calls for an Immediate Ceasefire in Israel/Palestine

UUSC works with grassroots partners around the world to dismantle systems of oppression and advance human rights. Our work is grounded in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the principles and values of Unitarian Universalism. In the face of devastating violence in Israel and Gaza, UUSC is joining many...

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GUEST AT YOUR TABLE WRAP UP

And, Continuing to Learn About and Supporting THE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SERVICE COMMITTEE (UUSC) This Sunday, November 19, 2023, we begin the “soft” wrap-up of our annual Guest At Your Table (GAYT) program for 2023. It’s a “soft” wrap-up, because we never close up shop, we only send out fewer articles,...

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Guest at Your Table – Alliance for Black Justice in Poland

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, thousands of people have fled to other countries for a chance to survive. Sadly, evacuees may find racism waiting for them in their new home. In Poland, Black refugees from Ukraine were treated like second-class citizens and were denied most forms of...

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Guest at Your Table – Meet Lidia Palma

Lidia Palma has lived through the challenges and fears that come from being an immigrant to this country. That’s why she is uniquely qualified to understand the concerns of those who have been granted TPS – Temporary Protected Status. TPS is a designation that the Department of Homeland Security can...

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UUSC Honors First Unitarian Church as Congregation of the Year

At today’s worship service Rev. Laura Randall presented First U with the UUSC: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Congregation of the Year award. Thanks to all of our members and friends who have supported the organization for so many years!  

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Where human rights are threatened, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) is there to help, partnering with grass-roots organizations and empowering them to work for justice in their communities. Meet Ana Lorena Delgadillo, one of our partners in Mexico. After a long and hazardous journey fleeing the brutal violence plaguing...

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First Unitarian Fund Drive in Support of Human Rights: October 22 – November 19

Did You Know? The Unitarian Universalists have been coming together for decades to support human rights through the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) Guest At Your Table (GAYT) program. During this special program, UUs of all ages learn more about important issues and the groups or partner organizations that UUSC...

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UUSC Supports Ukraine

UUSC is supporting Ukrainian refugees facing oppression in neighboring countries. The Challenge We Face: On February 24, 2022, the Russian military commenced a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in the largest military act of aggression against a European nation since WWII. Thousands are dead and more than 10 million people are...

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The Maui Fires – How You Can Help

The Maui fires have had a significant impact on the Indigenous Peoples on Maui. Current federal government responses will be inadequate. UUSC has researched responsible organizations which are “on the ground providing aid and care for communities most impacted” by the Maui fires to which First U members can contribute....

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How Your Contributions to UUSC are Helping Alaskan Natives

Please take a few moments to read part 3 of a series by UUSC sharing UUSC’s efforts to support communities impacted by climate change. In Nunapitchuk, Muñoz heard from residents about how the climate crisis forces many Alaskan Native communities to relocate from places they have occupied for generations. Entire...

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UUSC Awards First Unitarian Church!

The UU Service Committee’s Congregation of the Year Award honors outstanding congregations who have partnered with us to advance human rights and dismantle oppressive systems. For the 2022-2023 church year, we selected the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, Delaware, as UUSC’s Congregation of the Year! First UU Wilmington has been...

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