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Human rights group Unitarian Universalist Service Committee joins Boston, Washington rallies, calling for no strings attached legislation to protect Dreamers.

UUSC praises climate change community for heightening role of indigenous knowledge in global strategies, but says its international actions aren’t trickling down to island communities.

UUSC and Tom Andrews announced today that he will be leaving his post as President and CEO to return full-time to front-line advocacy focused on human rights.

UUSC urges Senate bill’s passage into law, says bill’s tough sanctions are designed to halt Burma’s atrocities against Rohingya 

UUSC is outraged at the hesitation of U.S. officials to endorse outright immediate strong action on Burma (Myanmar) and label as ethnic cleansing the recent violence that has killed hundreds and caused nearly 600,000 ethnic Rohingya to flee.

UUSC to Congress: Do what Trump administration isn’t doing — ‘Hold those responsible for atrocities in Burma fully accountable,’ back international arms embargo.

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UUSC In the News

Immigrants and allies, faith leaders, elected officials will rally at Faneuil Hall on Wednesday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in solidarity with the massive “DEFEND OUR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES” mobilization taking place the same day in Washington, D.C.

After several days as a volunteer Spanish-language translator in a federal detention center in Texas, Judy Elliott thought she could no longer be shocked.

Wage theft, which costs America’s low-wage workers an estimated $50 billion each year, comes in different forms.

A non-profit organization in Terrebonne Parish that supports lowland people and places through education, research and advocacy received a fellowship award to help continue some of its work.

As part of a Legislative Action Day, 240 Unitarian Universalists from all over Texas traveled to Austin on February 15 to meet with legislators and amplify the liberal religious voice to fight the state’s increasingly right-wing agenda, including proposed legislation to punish sanctuary cities and a bill to restrict transgender people’s access to public bathrooms.

We begin with an update on the progress of the 19 courageous OSU student fasters, who today cross the halfway mark of their weeklong fast calling on the university to cut its contract with Wendy’s unless the fast food giant joins the Fair Food Program.

UUSC Experts

Senior Program Leader for Environmental Justice and Climate Action

Salote Soqo leads the implementation of UUSC’s environmental justice and climate action program. As senior program leader, she works to identify, develop and evaluate a new human rights portfolio focused […]


Amber Moulton leads UUSC’s emergent research program, designed to raise awareness about critical human rights issues and help advance UUSC’s advocacy work. As the researcher in the Programs, Advocacy, and […]

Vice President and Chief Program Officer

Rachel Gore Freed is a human rights lawyer, community organizer, and social justice advocate and educator with a wealth of domestic and international experience. As UUSC’s Vice President and Chief […]