Social Justice permeates all programming at the UU Church of Bloomington – worship, religious education, fellowship, and special groups like Chalice Circles and the choir. Social Justice Task Forces are formed when a number of people wish to work together around a specific social justice area.
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Our Social Justice Task Forces are changing the world!
May we persist,
The Homelessness Task Force works with agencies to provide services/support to homeless people, to develop strategies dealing with issues related to homelessness including hunger and unemployment, and to end homelessness. Alan Backler firstname.lastname@example.org
The Refugee Task Force is working with Exodus Refugee of Indianapolis to determine how to best support their mission of welcoming refugees to Indiana. Deb Fish email@example.com or Harold Ogren firstname.lastname@example.org
The Reproductive Justice Task Force promotes an active liberal voice to educate ourselves and the community, advocates for reproductive justice, and connects with community partners to ensure reproductive justice for all women and men. Melinda Swenson email@example.com Deborah Meader firstname.lastname@example.org
Becoming a Sanctuary Congregation On March 9, 2017, our congregation voted to become a Sanctuary Congregation.
(Temporarily on hiatus) – The Elder Focus Task Force reaches out to elders, responds to their needs, encourages them to contribute their wisdom, and improves later years for all elders. Barb Backler email@example.com
More Social Justice
Social Justice Funds Committee administers SJ Grants and facilitates selection of 25% of Sunday Plate recipient.
Application for 25% Sunday Plate for year 2017-18 now available; due on April 15th. Please save file and follow submission instructions in application.
This year’s recipient is New-Leaf New-Life . Funding for furthering inmates education: fees for high school equivalency test ($90); fees for the Work Keys Test Developmet by ACT($20), Tuition for First Course at IVY Tech($400).
Steve Mascari firstname.lastname@example.org.
SJ Chair Jackie Hall email@example.com