Capital Pride

Capital Pride Parade, Sat., Jun. 9, 4:30 p.m., Dupont Circle. Capital Pride Festival, Sun., Jun. 10, 12-7 p.m., on Pennsylvania Avenue/7th Street NW, between the National Gallery of Art and the U.S. Capitol. Contact Jenny McAtee, 240-595-2680. It’s time to organize our UU presence at Capital Pride! With a theme of “Elements of Us,” Capital Pride believes that every person’s life is composed of a kaleidoscope of extraordinary parts, including identity, race, sexuality, gender, spirituality, experience and beliefs. And doesn’t that fit in with our UU values and philosophies? And, in living our values Capital Pride gives us the opportunity to come together and be a positive and loving presence in […]

Reston Pride

Sat., Jun. 2, 2-6 p.m., UU Church in Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave., Reston. Co-sponsored by UUCF. Rain or shine. More details here. Please join us for the first-ever Reston Pride as we celebrate our vibrant and important LGBTQ community. Mark your calendars now for this exciting landmark event! Reston Pride will be a big, fun family-friendly event! There are a number of diverse entertainers, activities and exhibitors scheduled. Mama Celeste will serve as event emcee. According to the “San Francisco Chronicle,” Mama Celeste is one of the up-and-coming drag performance artists in the Bay Area. Cosponsors include: Cornerstones GLSEN Northern Virginia Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation Safe Space Nova St. Anne’s Episcopal […]

Racial Justice Steering Committee

Sat., Jun. 16, 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.