Justice & Community Outreach (prototype)
Social Action Committee
Chair: Kaye Bonney
Meetings: First Sunday of the month at 12pm noon. Please check calendar to confirm, as exceptions occur.
Description: On behalf of the congregation, we identify efforts that we believe will promote social justice or protect the environment. We take action on those efforts, and encourage members and friends to take action as well. See also Social Action Committee page.
Sanctuary Congregation Team
Description: Assist our UUFRC team in matters related to being a Sanctuary Congregation and providing other immigrant assistance with legal and ICE matters.
Roosevelt Tutoring Program
Contact: Annie Tate
Description: We’ve been involved in assisting Roosevelt Elementary School students improve their reading and comprehension skills since 2007. Volunteering for one or two hours per week is extremely rewarding.
Green Sanctuary/ Eco Justice
Description: UUFRC received Green Sanctuary certification in 2011, and continues to work towards more green action inhouse, and more environmental justice everywhere. See Green Sanctuary page.
Welcoming Congregation/ LGBTQIA Justice
Contact: Sarah Skovlund
Description: Works to welcome and support members of the LGBTQIA community. The purpose is to be supportive, hopeful, and celebrate the vibrancy of the LGBTQIA community, to seek opportunities to educate the wider community, and to promote connections and healing. See Welcoming Congregation page.