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Toward Justice Summer 2016

July 25, 2016

Wendy's Boycott Header
  UUSC 75th Anniversary Logo

TOWARD JUSTICE

The Quarterly E-Newsletter of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
 
 
summer 2016
 
   

 

 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

 

In their own words

In With The Out Crowd: An Interview with New UUSC President and CEO Tom Andrews

Featuring Tom Andrews

You might think his experiences as a congressman from Maine, or his tenure as CEO of United to End Genocide have prepared him for leadership of UUSC. But his life’s journey as a human rights activist began with a life-changing challenge in high school and publication of a radical alternative student newsletter. Meet our organization’s new President and CEO.

Partner Profile

Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ)

by Philip Hamilton

The road to creating a new life in a new country can be a long one. While headline stories feature the dangers and denial of human rights for those who are newly displaced, the struggles for refugees can last for years as they try to integrate themselves into a new culture and society. UUSC partner Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ) believes that the right to work is an essential human right for all refugees, and works to provide advocacy, training, and the opportunity for refugees to become self-sufficient.

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

OF NOTE

Ecuador Earthquake Relief Update, Mi Cometa

Wendy’s Boycott from General Assembly, Columbus, Ohio

Release of Water Report and Press Coverage

Zamni Timoun and Haiti/Dominican Republic Crisis

UUSC Launches Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in Africa Initiative

Building Bridges: Refugee Support and Advocay Toolkit

 

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member

 

 Privacy policy
 
Wendy's Boycott Header UUSC 75th Anniversary Logo

TOWARD JUSTICE

The Quarterly E-Newsletter of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
  
summer 2016
   

 

 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

 

In their own words

In With The Out Crowd: An Interview with New UUSC President and CEO Tom Andrews

Featuring Tom Andrews

You might think his experiences as a congressman from Maine, or his tenure as CEO of United to End Genocide have prepared him for leadership of UUSC. But his life’s journey as a human rights activist began with a life-changing challenge in high school and publication of a radical alternative student newsletter. Meet our organization’s new President and CEO.

Partner Profile

Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ)

by Philip Hamilton

The road to creating a new life in a new country can be a long one. While headline stories feature the dangers and denial of human rights for those who are newly displaced, the struggles for refugees can last for years as they try to integrate themselves into a new culture and society. UUSC partner Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ) believes that the right to work is an essential human right for all refugees, and works to provide advocacy, training, and the opportunity for refugees to become self-sufficient.

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

OF NOTE

Ecuador Earthquake Relief Update, Mi Cometa

Wendy’s Boycott from General Assembly, Columbus, Ohio

Release of Water Report and Press Coverage

Zamni Timoun and Haiti/Dominican Republic Crisis

UUSC Launches Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in Africa Initiative

Building Bridges: Refugee Support and Advocay Toolkit

 

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member

 

 Privacy policy
 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member
 
Wendy's Boycott Header
 UUSC 75th Anniversary Logo

TOWARD JUSTICE

The Quarterly E-Newsletter of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
 
 
summer 2016
 
  

 

 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

 

In their own words

In With The Out Crowd: An Interview with New UUSC President and CEO Tom Andrews

Featuring Tom Andrews

You might think his experiences as a congressman from Maine, or his tenure as CEO of United to End Genocide have prepared him for leadership of UUSC. But his life’s journey as a human rights activist began with a life-changing challenge in high school and publication of a radical alternative student newsletter. Meet our organization’s new President and CEO.

Partner Profile

Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ)

by Philip Hamilton

The road to creating a new life in a new country can be a long one. While headline stories feature the dangers and denial of human rights for those who are newly displaced, the struggles for refugees can last for years as they try to integrate themselves into a new culture and society. UUSC partner Asylum Access Tanzania (AATZ) believes that the right to work is an essential human right for all refugees, and works to provide advocacy, training, and the opportunity for refugees to become self-sufficient.

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

OF NOTE

Ecuador Earthquake Relief Update, Mi Cometa

Wendy’s Boycott from General Assembly, Columbus, Ohio

Release of Water Report and Press Coverage

Zamni Timoun and Haiti/Dominican Republic Crisis

UUSC Launches Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in Africa Initiative

Building Bridges: Refugee Support and Advocay Toolkit

 

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member

 

 Privacy policy
 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member
 
 

 

QUOTABLE

 

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.”

—Baynard Rustin

In depth

UUSC’S FIRST JUSTICE-BUILDING INNOVATORS LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO ADVANCE HUMAN RIGHTS

By Pamela sparr and
Rev. paul Langston-Daley

UUSC’s new Justice-Building Innovators program matches the creative energy of individuals and congregations with resources and technical assistance. Meet some of the first 16 innovators building capacity in their congregations to create social justice programs and build partnerships with other local organizations. Learn more about what this year’s “first class” of Justice-Building Innovators are planning.

 

Coming This Fall!

Defying Nazis Ken Burns graphic

A daring rescue mission on the precipice of World War II begins UUSC’s work to advance human rights. Watch the Ken burns PBS special, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War, on Tuesday, September 20 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

E-mail feedback to info@uusc.org.

Make a DonationRespond to action alertsBecome a UUSC Member

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