Sat., Mar. 24, 12 p.m., Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd Street and 12th Street NW, Washington, DC. Buses leave UUCF parking lot at 9:30 a.m. (time may change). Click here for bus sign-up. On Mar. 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets to demand that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. UUCF has reserved two buses to take marchers to the event. Reservations are first-come, first served, with priority given to youth ages 14-18. Chaperones for our youth will be on both buses. For questions on buses, contact Marcia Simpkins. See the Facebook event or March for Our […]
Free skills workshop – How to Talk Across the Political Divide. Sat., Mar. 24, 6:30-9 p.m., Chapel. Learn how to have civil conversations with people you deeply disagree with on political issues. Open to the public but space limited. Register soon here. Red/Blue workshop. Sat., Mar. 31, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Chapel. By invitation only. If interested, contact Donna Murphy. Structured conversations between blues and reds to enhance understanding and build relationships. These workshops are offered through Better Angels, a national citizens’ movement to reduce political polarization in the United States by bringing liberals and conservatives together to understand each other beyond stereotypes, forming red/blue community alliances, teaching practical skills for communicating across […]
To be part of local advocacy for climate solutions, contact Eric Goplerud or email@example.com. Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS) is kicking off Fairfax to Zero to press Fairfax County to adopt a budget for an Energy and Climate office to continue deepening and expanding energy efficiencies, renewable energy and to keep pace with other leading jurisdictions.
Sat., Mar. 17, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Social Hall. Meets the third Saturday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Contact RJSC chair Kaye Cook. Through education, service, advocacy and witness, the Racial Justice Steering Committee (RJSC) – a subgroup of the UUCF Social Justice Council – is dedicated to identifying and alleviating the root causes and effects of racial injustice and racial discrimination. Find out about the group’s Second Principle Project and other ways the RJSC is working toward these goals at uucf.org/racial-justice.
Wed., Apr. 19, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Eric Goplerud. Everyone welcome. We’ll discuss preparations for the People’s Climate March on Apr. 29, the Carbon Footprint Game’s April focus on recycling and reuse, the Paris Pledge and more.
Wed., Apr. 4, 7:30-9 p.m., Social Hall. Meets the first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Meeting also available via conference call to 1-563-999-2090, access code 308302#. Contact Eric Goplerud. Everyone welcome.
Sun., Apr. 8, 4-6 p.m., Prog. Bldg. (Note: Date change because of Easter.) First Sunday of each month, September through May, unless otherwise noted. All are invited. Let’s Talk About Race is a monthly discussion led by members of the Racial Justice Steering Committee.
Tue., Apr. 3, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Contact Rod Paolini. Group works to establish ties with Muslim communities in the area.
Mon., Mar. 26, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Meets the fourth Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted. All are welcome. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.