August 2018 PARES Update

At the May 2018 Congregational Meeting, UUFA voted to participate in the Athens-Clarke County’s Adopt-a-School Program by being in partnership with Alps Road Elementary School.

UUFA is the first nonprofit organization in Athens-Clarke County to participate in the Adopt-a-School Program!

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August 16 and 17: Our Daily Bread

What’s cooking? Hopefully you might be. 🙂 Help is needed on Thursday, August 16, at 2 p.m. to prepare the monthly meal for Our Daily Bread. Help is also needed on Friday, August 17, from 11:30 to 1 to serve the meal. Interested? Questions? Contact David Jarrett (daviduufa@gmail.com or … read more.

September 9: Athens Pride Festival

SAVE THE DATE:  Sunday, September 9

2-7 p.m.    downtown Athens

Once again, UUFA will be participating in the Athens Pride Festival.

Can you help person the UUFA table?  One hour shifts are available!

To RSVP, contact Karen Solheim (UUFA.KarenSolheim@gmail.com or … read more.

August 19: Sanctuary Movement Team

Interested in immigrant justice within the Athens community and ways you can help?

Join us for the next gathering of the Sanctuary Movement Team on third Sunday of the month–August 19–beginning at noon-ish in the interim admin room (old sofa room).

To join the Sanctuary Movement Team … read more.

August 5: Social Action Committee

Be the change you want to see in the world. You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Social Action Committee (SAC) Sunday, August 5, beginning at noon in interim board room.

Can’t attend?  If you would like to know what transpires in the UUFA SAC, join … read more.

PARES Opportunity: Uniform Exchange

School is starting soon, and your help is needed now.

What:   Uniform Exchange (for students at Alps Road Elementary School)

When:  collecting now for the 2018-19 Academic Year

What:    gently used clothing sizes 3 T through 9

      collared shirts … read more.

August 4: Justice Partner (AADM) News

AADM Civil Rights Advocates Committee is designed to fight back against discrimination, bring awareness to systemic racism, address racial profiling and police brutality. AADM Advocates provide resources, facilitate conversations or campaign to help defend your civil or human rights.

If you would like to become … read more.

August 2: Justice Partner (AADM) news

The ACLU of Georgia, Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, and Economic Justice coalition will host the Athens Smart Justice Roundtable-Reduce Mass Incarceration Part 2 as an effort to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Join us to make a difference in our great city … read more.