Social Justice

Overview

Helping to create a more just world is integral to the mission of ERUUF and to transforming lives including our own. Whether you only have an hour here or there or want to get deeply involved in an on-going commitment, your participation in the justice work of ERUUF is welcome and needed.

Justice Work Takes 5 Forms Here

Definitions

Justice Ministry Council (JMC)

Justice Sundays

 

Justice Ministry Action Groups

There are many ways to be involved in justice ministry work here at Eno River UU Fellowship. Our many Action Groups fall into five areas of concern:

Alleviating Poverty -  Council Liaison: Bo Glenn

El Centro Hispano

Lakewood Elementary Bag Packing

Sister Communities of San Ramon, Nicaragua

Homeless Action Group

Advancing Human Rights - Council Liaison: Bob Hollister

Interweave

Refugee and Immigrant Justice Action Group

Protecting Democracy

Voting rights and gerrymandering

Caring for the Earth - Council Liaison: Albert Hardy

Earth Justice

Community Edible Landscape Project (CELP)

Partnering with other groups - Council Liaison: open

Durham CAN

Durham Congregations in Action (DCIA)

UU Justice Ministry of North Carolina

NAACP - Forward Together Moral  Movement including Moral Mondays and HKonJ march

Crop Walk

Generosity Sunday Committee

UU Service Committee (UUSC)

Share Your Christmas

Blood Drive

 

Stories of Justice

Justice Activist, Author, and YES! Magazine Co-Founder Sarah Van Gelder Speaks at ERUUF

by Tom Fletcher

"Say yes now, everything real greets you" sang the members of Jewelsong, a very appropriate welcome to Sarah Van Gelder, co-founder and now former editor of YES! Magazine and author of The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey Through a New America.  

Sarah spoke to a large community gathering in the sanctuary at ERUUF on Monday evening, October 9, sharing stories of her travels that highlight what ordinary people are doing in their communities to create solutions to issues of racial, economic, and environmental justice.

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Durham CAN Assembly Outlines Change Agenda, Honors Amassa Fauntleroy

The most recent Durham CAN public assembly took place at Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church on October 26. At least 30 representatives of ERUUF were present. The candidates for mayor and city council were invited to hear about and support  Durham CAN's agenda for change. All the candidates as well as several city officials who were not up for election attended. The assembly included over 600 people from congregations and neighborhoods of Durham.

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Plenary Session Reports on Justice Ministry Accomplishments

At the recent Justice Plenary Session, ERUUFians learned what has happened recently through the efforts of the Justice Ministry Council and its many Action Teams.  Here is a summary: 

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Get Involved

Ready to find out more? The best way is to join in!

Link to the Justice Ministry Google group (forum): https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ERUUF-justice-ministry

This forum is an online community of Justice Associates who are committed to carrying out the work of our congregation's justice ministry.

Getting Involved in Social Justice at ERUUF

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