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
Lincoln School Lincoln School volunteers began winding down the year with a final gathering on May 17th to share experiences and celebrate one more successful year of this wonderful project. Mary Lewis, who has been its coordinator and backbone since inception, is retiring. Next year Jeme Baker will assume leadership, hoping to continue the successes […]
April Special Collection We collected $1041 for April’s Special Collection for Peace House was $1041. Thanks for supporting this wonderful haven for eastside kids. Keep up with their busy summer on their Facebook page. May Special Collection In May we will turn our attention to Cradle Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo County has one of the highest […]
While the Social Justice Coordinating Committee does not DO social justice per se (although all committee members participate in other community work) our function is to keep People’s people informed of many opportunities available to our members who wish to live out UU values in the community. This Update is one way our congregation is […]