Category: Social Justice

Sustainable Business Guide Available Online

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by Amy Monahan. As a member of the Earth Justice Ministry at First Unitarian Society, I was busy this last… Read More >

Summer Share the Plate

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by Dawn Blackmore. The Grand Avenue Club (GAC) is our summer Share the Plate recipient for the months of June,… Read More >

May Share the Plate – Kyle’s Korner

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by Dawn Blackmore. The May Share the Plate recipient is chosen each year by the children in our Religious Education… Read More >

Reflections from Your Social Justice Intern

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When I walked into this building eight short months ago, I had no idea what I was walking into. I… Read More >

News from Your SJ Intern

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Throughout my internship, I have faced a lot of questions. People often ask me what my plans are for the… Read More >

Going to City Hall is a Religious Act

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By Terry Wiggins. Notice the woman in the foreground of the photo.  That’s me, Terry Wiggins, and I’m wearing a… Read More >

Global Warming: A Matter of Intergenerational Justice

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By Terry Wiggins, Earth Justice Ministry. Here are some recent examples of why it is: Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, research coordinator… Read More >

Share the Plate – Pathfinders

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Every spring, our Religious Education Program youth members choose an organization to receive Share the Plate donations. Pathfinders, an organization… Read More >

Reflections on Teaching Black People Matter

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When our Religious Education Coordinator Cami Thomas asked me to help with teaching Black People Matter this winter, I was… Read More >

Taking Time to Walk the Walk

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Within social justice circles, the dilemma of “talking the talk” versus “walking the walk” is often brought up. I often… Read More >

turkey casserole

Guest House Meal on Saturday, December 15 – A Chance to Cook, Serve, or Donate

Social Justice

Attention First Church friends: First Church will provide supper for the 86 men of the Guest House Shelter on Saturday,… Read More >

Emergency Wildfire Relief Special Collection This Sunday

Social Justice

The Camp wildfire in Paradise, California is the most destructive wildfire in California history, with the Woolsey fire and Hill… Read More >

Bay View Farmers Market

C’Mon Home To Eat in September!

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You are what you eat! Sign up now for a September “eat local challenge.” Our Earth Justice Ministry challenges all… Read More >

Battle Creek 2018 Mission Trip with First Church youth group

YRUU Youth Group Does Habitat for Humanity Project in Battle Creek

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Ten members of our YRUU Youth Group and three adult advisors recently traveled to Battle Creek, Michigan, to work with… Read More >

Immigrants Rights Group Sues U.S. Government Over Family Separation at the Border

Unitarian Universalists Call for the Abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and more

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Unitarian Universalists call for an abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the end of family separation at… Read More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Being in the Here and Now

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Being in the Here and Now is one of meditation’s techniques for calming the mind, centering it in the present… Read More >