• Mary Lewis working with a Lincoln School student.

  • People's Social Justice supporters get the congregation involved in ISAAC's social action issues.

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    Rick Johnson works with the Prisoner Re-entry program.

  • Rick Johnson delivers People's donations to Loaves & Fishes.

Social Justice work at People’s Church is a vital aspect of our Church life.  Recently, People’s Church celebrated the distinct honor of being selected by the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) as the 2012 recipient of the Bennett Award for Congregational Action on Human Justice and Social Action.

Social Justice work at People’s includes support by the Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) of the following projects.

Social Justice work at People’s includes the following groups and activities.

The Social Justice Coordinating Committee (SJCC) at People’s Church is charged with facilitating and coordinating the efforts of the congregation to be actively involved in living our values in the community and the world.   Learn More

Latest Social Justice News

Altyara Family Update

After six full months in the U.S., the Altyara family is thriving! Omar and Abdullah are playing basketball at Arcadia Elementary. An actual game schedule is going to start soon, where they will be playing against teams from other elementary schools. The boys have embraced this sport with gusto and enthusiasm. Their coach, Coach Raven, […]


Social Justice Update

The January Special Collection for the Boys and Girls Club netted $806.50.  Our support of this deserving cause will affect the welfare of many children and youth of Kalamazoo.  Thank you so much. On February 12 the Special Collection will be for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  As our Religious Education […]


Social Justice Coordinating Committee Update

We have three Special Collection totals to report. In October, besides the 514 pounds of food donated to Loaves and Fishes, People’s people gave $932.18 to support their wonderful work in the community.  In November the Hispanic American Council received $1414.41 from our Special Collection.  On Sunday December 11, $1076 was the amount donated to […]