Social Justice

Share the Plate – Preston’s March for Energy

For January 2018 UUFN will be sharing our plate with Preston’s March for Energy.   Preston’s March for Energy is a local nonprofit organization that provides adaptive bikes to children with special needs. Each bike is adapted specifically for each child. These are children who never thought they could or would ride a bike. Preston’s … Continued

UUDAN to Host Grassroots Policy forum at UUFN

On Saturday, January 6 UUFN will serve as a host location for a Grassroots Policy forum to be hosted by UUDAN, The Unitarian Universalist Delaware Advocacy Network.   A list of speakers and further details can be found on the UUFN Events list, or by clicking UUDAN Grassroots Policy Forum. UUDAN Grassroots Policy Forum

Support the Promise and the Practice of Our Faith

On November 12, many Unitarian Universalist congregations engaged in the UUA’s campaign to support Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. If your congregation has not yet made a commitment to support The Promise and the Practice of Our Faith Campaign, please consider doing so. Unitarian Universalist religious professionals of color created powerful worship resources to help … Continued

Share The Plate – UUA Disaster Relief Fund

For December we will be sharing our plate with the UUA Disaster Relief Fund Our UU friends and neighbors in Florida and the Caribbean—including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands—have experienced extraordinary devastation following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  The UUA Disaster Relief Fund will provide financial assistance to UUA congregations impacted by these and … Continued

COA- Holiday Food Drive

Food Drive Sunday, December 3 The COA class will be collecting non- perishable food items this weekend to support the Newark Area Welfare Committee’s Annual Holiday Food Drive. They will collect your food items before the service as you enter the fellowship. Please help support the COA class with this important service project.  

Guest at Your Table – Fundraiser for Carteret Islands

  Guest at your Table The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee works to promote justice by helping displaced and oppressed people. Each year, UUSC has raised money for this work through the “Guest at Your Table” program. We put small boxes on the dinner table to hold the small coins we get each day. Not surprisingly the … Continued

Share The Plate – Americares

    For November UUFN will be sharing our plate with Americares. When people are in crisis, Americares makes sure that health comes first.  Their emergency programs help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster.  They provide millions of people around the world access to medicine and supplies.  Their clinical services deliver quality … Continued

March for Racial Justice & Compassion

March for Racial Justice & Compassion 10/28/2017 March Statement: For generations we have marched, sat-in, walked-out, blocked bridges, protested, and educated our communities about issues of racial justice in a struggle to transform the policies that produce injustice. The late Nelson Mandela once said: “People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be … Continued

Share The Plate – Meeting of the Minds

October’s Share The Plate Recipient is “ Meeting of the Minds” at the Newark Senior Center. Meeting of the Minds is a guided group experience for adults in the early stages of dementia, Alzheimer’s or any other cognitive impairment. Through their diverse social, mental, creative & physical activities; participants gain improved self-esteem, socialization & a sense of belonging.” The … Continued

Screening & Discussion of the Film “13th”

On Sunday, October 22 at 1:30 join Delaware United and the UUFN for a screening of the award-winning documentary “13th,” about “the intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States.” We will view the film and then have a discussion about it, led by several TBA local expert panel members. Also, this … Continued