Justice

December 20: Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Volunteers Needed

The Smart Lunch Smart Kid Winter Break Delivery will be Wednesday, December 20. We need volunteers for the following jobs: Picking up supplies (8:30 am-9:00am) 1-2 volunteers with a truck to go to Food Bank of Northeast GA with staff person to pick up food Packing bags (10 am-11pm) 8-10 volunteers to meet at Milledge Ave Baptist Church in order to pack … Continued

Love Resists: We must nurture everyone in our communities

Click here for the latest information from Love Resists, a joint campaign by the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, about nurturing everyone in our communities.

from the UUFA Sanctuary Movement Team–

The Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition has shared the following: Please consider taking the following actions against the Sheriff’s new policy to comply with ICE detainers.   1. SIGN THIS PETITION 2. CONSIDER DONATING to this local family. They have already suffered due to the new policy and they need our help 3. SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT TONIGHT’S FORUM :  Athens Immigrant Community … Continued

Love Resists: Dream Act a reality by YEAR END

This week, Love Resists activist networks and partners are mobilizing thousands of people to show up in Washington D.C. We’ll be joining our partners at the UndocuBlack Network and other POC activists, who have led this struggle and will already be in the nation’s capital to lobby Congress. Click here [https://goo.gl/Jc44Rd] to read more.

December 18: Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition

You are invited to attend the next meeting of the Interfaith Sanctuary Coalition on Monday, December 18, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Oconee Street UMC. This group is called to do the following:  –Cultivate relationships with undocumented immigrant families and individuals – this is the foundation of what directs us –Support legal aid defense funding – … Continued

Sanctuary Movement Team: Help Needed

from Sanctuary Movement Team member Julie Sapp: “I am a co-buddy for a family through the Community Support group. The father is in Detention and expected to be deported in 2 weeks. There are 5 children and the mother is pregnant and due in January. She will need diapers and blankets, and currently needs help with … Continued

UUFA as AADM Honoree!

from Mokah-Jasmine Johnson, co-founder of the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement (AADM), November 28, 2018: Congratulations! The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement would like to recognize the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens for their unconditional support and efforts in fighting for justice and equality for all. This award identifies selfless individuals or organizations who work to build a cohesive community, one … Continued

The Work of Welcoming

Your time and talent are needed! If you were unable to attend the November 26 worship service, you missed out on on being able to indicate if you can help those in our community involved in immigration matters. Please click here [https://goo.gl/forms/SsXEl571vth2ka412] to indicates those opportunities in which you would like to participate in sharing … Continued

UUFA Cooks!

What’s cooking? Hopefully you might be. 🙂 Help is needed on Thursday, December 14, at 2 p.m. to prepare the monthly meal for Our Daily Bread. Help is also needed on Friday, December 15, from 11:30 to 1 to serve the meal. Interested? Questions? Contact David Jarrett (daviduufa@gmail.com or 706.338.2798). Our Daily Bread Community Kitchen serves breakfast and lunch … Continued