UUSC advances human rights through grassroots collaboration. In more than a dozen countries throughout the world, UUSC fosters social justice and works toward a world free from oppression. Our innovative approach and measurable impact — in promoting economic justice, bolstering environmental justice, and protecting rights at risk — are grounded in the belief that all people have inherent power, dignity, and rights.

Support immigrants' rights!

Love Resists held a 24-hour vigil on September 3 to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) determinations for hundreds of thousands of African, Caribbean, Asian, and Central American immigrants.

The Trump administration has set a six-month deadline for ending the program, putting nearly 1 million people at risk of immediate deportation. We need your support, no matter where you are to defend these programs and protect our communities. Join us!

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Focus Areas

Environmental Justice

Increasing temperatures and variable precipitation are intensifying natural disasters, melting glaciers, rising sea levels, intensifying droughts and causing widespread flooding disproportionately impact marginalized populations by multiplying their risks, widening inequalities, and threatening their basic human rights and dignities.

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Economic Justice

UUSC’s Economic Justice Program develops strategic partnerships and networks, builds movements, and influences local, statewide, and national policy on workers’ rights.

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Rights at Risk

In extreme situations of natural disaster, armed conflict, genocide, forced migration, and systematic injustice, the Rights at Risk Program strategically addresses the needs of the most vulnerable by providing aid and pursuing structural change.

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The U.S. Has A Moral Responsibility to Support Refugees

At a time when the world is in the midst of the largest global migration crisis on record, any decision to reduce the refugee admissions cap is an affront to the moral responsibility of the United States to provide a safe-haven for those fleeing violence and insecurity.

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ICE Moves to Destroy Records of Abuse

We are gravely concerned by reports that ICE seeks to destroy records pertaining to the sexual abuse, death, and solitary confinement of people in detention. We need more light shed on this secretive agency and urge the National Archives to deny this request.

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Promoting Sustainability at Work

UUSC has been eco-audited! This July, we invited students from the Eco-Action Team to evaluate the energy efficiency of our office. Their recommendations have been extremely helpful as we work to integrate our environmental justice values into our day-to-day practices.

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