Families for Social Justice

Sat., Apr. 8, and Sat., May 13, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 20 Export Dr., Sterling. Sign up here before you go. If you will be carpooling, contact Mia French or Linnea Nelson to request a release form. Families for Social Justice intergenerational service project to benefit Women Giving Back (WGB). Drop in between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to work with other UUCF friends and families. WGB assists women and children in crisis by giving them free clothing from the organization’s store. Volunteers sort, restock, play with clients’ babies and young children in the child care area or work in the warehouse. (Note: All adult males work only in the warehouse behind the storefront). Their […]

NoVA Sanctuary DMV* interfaith orientation

Wed., Apr. 5, 7-9 p.m., Sanctuary. Co-sponsored by UUCF’s Racial Justice Steering Committee, Social Justice Council and the Global Affairs Discussion Group. RSVP at uucf.org/sanctuaryDMV. What does it mean to be a Sanctuary Congregation? Learn how UUCF and other NoVA faith communities might help support the humanity and safety of our vulnerable immigrant brothers and sisters. Training provided by Sanctuary DMV*, a solidarity group committed to resisting policies that target and deport undocumented immigrants and discriminate against marginalized communities. All Northern Virginia faith communities welcome. *DC, MD, VA

Racial Justice Book Group

Sun., Apr. 2, 4-6 p.m., Prog. Bldg. “Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans” by Ronald Takaki. Facilitator: Ashley Rothermel. You may come once or to each monthly session. Future book titles here. Even if you haven’t completed the book, you are welcome to listen to the discussion. Please RSVP by emailing ap@uucf.org by Fri., Mar. 31, at 12 p.m.    

Equality UUCF

Mon., Mar. 27, 7:30-9 p.m., Prog. Bldg. Meets the fourth Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted. All are welcome. Questions? Email equality@uucf.org. We welcome newcomers to join us in our work of promoting a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ people at UUCF and beyond. Through advocacy, promoting education and awareness working with partners in the community we seek to ensure equality for all!