Category: Social Justice

Be Inspired at General Assembly!

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

Really? An inspiring conference? Hear what three of last year’s attendees said: General Assembly is an incredible experience. Incredibly comprehensive,… More >

Investing in Mke’s Underserved Community

Social Justice

The Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Work Group is proud to announce that First Church has signed a contract with Wisconsin… More >

League of Women Voters—STP April

Social Justice

The League of Women Voters-Milwaukee County is our April Share the Plate recipient. The local chapter of the National League of… More >

Think Reparations Before Donating Your Stimulus Check

Social Justice

If you are considering donating the stimulus checks your family has received, please be aware that Black Lives Matter to… More >

Mke Center for Children & Youth – STP for March

Social Justice

Every spring, our Religious Education Program youth members choose an organization to receive Share the Plate donations. The Milwaukee Center for… More >

Finding a Way Forward for Helping Hands

Social Justice, Religious Education

Lunch Pack & Love March 22. In this past year, we have witnessed people embody a commitment to serve, to… More >

Criminal Justice Data Legislation

Social Justice

In an attempt to encourage bipartisan support for criminal justice reform, members of First Church Circles of Support are meeting… More >

Record-Breaking First Church Christmas Eve Sharing & Generosity!

Social Justice

On Christmas Eve, our First Church members and friends were incredibly generous. We have had over 2,300 views of our… More >

Uproot Racism in Beloved Conversations

Social Justice

Racism and white supremacy have continued to plague our country throughout the fall, culminating in the awful display we saw… More >

Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom, First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

Words on the Wind – Beloved Community

Social Justice, Personal & Spiritual Development

Beloved Community has never been a more important concept. We are entering the height of the coronavirus pandemic, even as… More >

Two Minutes Smarter On Reparations 

Social Justice

Reparations FAQs, from the BLM2WUU Website   It was so long ago; why do we need to keep bringing up… More >

A Statement from Wisconsin Faith Leaders

Social Justice

We, the undersigned Wisconsin faith leaders, are profoundly disturbed by persistent attempts over the last two months to overturn the… More >

Addressing Climate Change & Equity

Social Justice

Action in our city, in Wisconsin, and our nation is happening! You can participate. You can make a difference. Let’s… More >

Peace Action Wis. – January STP

Social Justice

Peace Action of Wisconsin is our January Share the Plate recipient.  Their mission statement reads: “Peace Action-Wisconsin is a peace… More >

Christmas Eve Offering Recipients

Social Justice, Holiday

Every year, our congregation gives the entire Christmas Eve offering away. This year, we are giving the offering to two… More >

Reparations: Why Wealth Gap Matters

Social Justice, Black Lives Matter

Black Americans experience disproportionately high rates of unemployment, significantly lower income, overrepresentation among essential workers, and health disparities which include… More >