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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A UUSC partner since 2015, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) is the largest, oldest, and currently, the only non-governmental organization in Hungary aiding asylum seekers and refugees. Zsolt Szekeres, the legal coordinator of HHC’s Refugee Program, says that the invasion of Ukraine transformed their work almost overnight as Hungary became...

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For decades, the people of Burma (Myanmar) have experienced discrimination, persecution and violent oppression by the military junta directed against ethnic and religious minorities. In February 2021 the military attempted to wrest control from the duly elected civilian government. In the face of public protests, the military has killed more...

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“When was the last time you saw a butterfly?” This is the question that climate advocate Ineza Umuhoza Grace asks children in Rwanda. And their answer? “I saw it on television.” Memories of the destruction of her childhood home by rain and wind and images on the tv news of...

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Over the next few weeks, the stories of some of the partners of the UUSC, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, will put a human face on the work the Service Committee is doing with its partners here at home and around the world. One of those partners is Ian Zdanowicz....

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