The 2016 election and attendant policies that now threaten the well-being of society as we know it—in particular, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, the LGBTQ community and women—have galvanized Social Action involvement at UUFES. People are speaking to the issues most pressing to them, among them mental health issues, the opioid crisis, criminal justice reform, environmental justice, immigration reform, income inequality, fair housing, rural poverty, fare wages, right to die and health care.
Updates are shared around the table at monthly meetings, with a goal of deciding where to put our focus, both institutionally and individually.
The Social Action Committee meets the third Sunday of the month after worship. Committee Chair and contact: Ellin Leonard firstname.lastname@example.org.