In 2020, UUCF volunteers formed an organizing team to lead UUCF in its efforts to get out the vote for the November 2020 elections. The efforts centered around encouraging voter registration and helping to end voter suppression. The team included Susan Bennett, Betsy Bicknell, Kaye Cook, David Heagy, Sharon Johnson, Marcia Tugendhat and Karen Wolf, with assistance from Social Justice Coordinator Andrew Batcher. With the election in the past, the team has turned its efforts toward actions to increase turnout and counteract suppression on the local and state levels.
12 Days to Go! Oct. 21, 2020. By Sharon Johnson. Earlier this year, the UUCF Racial Justice Steering Committee (RJSC) enthusiastically decided to support the Unitarian Universalist Association’s UU the VOTE campaign as one of its key projects. How is getting out the vote this election year a racial justice issue, you might ask? Over […]
35 Days to Go! Sep. 30, 2020. By members of the UUCF Climate Action Group. “I feel one of the most important things I can do is to connect climate change to the values, the faith and the issues we already care about …” – Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D., Climate Scientist and Evangelical Christian. If Climate […]
42 Days to Go! Sep. 23, 2020. By UUCF’s UU the VOTE Committee Co-chair Marcia Tugendhat. Phone banking. Calling a stranger at dinnertime or during their favorite evening TV show. As an introvert, and someone with a lifelong phone phobia, a month ago I publicly stated I would never phone bank, but sign me up […]