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.
- Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression Multi-Culturalism Committee (ARAOMC)
- Partner Church Relationships
- Green Sanctuary Committee
- Welcoming Congregation Committee
- Talking Pots
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
Special Collection—Sunday, January 12 The Special Collection on January 12th will benefit Open Doors, a non-profit organization that People’s Church is partnering with in our community. For more than 40 years, Open Doors has been helping families achieve housing success through programs, partnerships and advocacy. Open Doors began as a coffee house/drop-in center offering support […]
Special Collections The November Special Collection for Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition – Fridays for the Future netted $1169. For more information about upcoming Friday events sponsored by the Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition go to https://www.swmgsierra.org/mc-events/fridays-for-future-meet-the-kalamazoo-climate-crisis-coalition/. You can also check the Social Justice Kiosk where Community Social Justice Events are posted for the coming week. […]
Racist: A description instead of a judgment? How much easier would it be to talk about race if the word racist was a description of having been mis-shapened throughout our lives by a culture sick with oppressive policies and structures, instead of being a personal attack on our character? What if that word identified a […]