Social Justice

Fundraiser for Carteret Islands on Nov. 12.

  The UUFN Green Sanctuary Committee will coordinate this year’s Guest at Your Table program at UUFN. There will be a fundraising event for this program on November 12th during Coffee Hour. The people of the Carteret Islands of Papua New Guinea are certainly facing big change. They are among the first communities on earth having to … 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

Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow Meeting at UUFN

Newark Branch of The Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow Monday, October 16, 6-7 p.m. UUFN Mackinnon Hall Have you been wondering how you can make a difference in the difficult issue of racism? The Delaware Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow works in partnerships to help bring the community together to work for … Continued

Guest At Your Table – Small Change is Big Change

Thank you to the Green Sanctuary Group for coordinating this! Guest at Your Table  – October 15 – November 19, 2017 The theme of this year’s Guest at Your Table campaign is Small Change is Big Change. The people of the Carteret Islands of Papua New Guinea are certainly facing big change. They are among the first … Continued

Share The Plate – Water Is Life

Each month the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark donates half of its total offerings to a different organization. Organizations must apply to to the UUFN Social Justice Committee be considered. The main criteria to apply is that the organization must be local and that the donations given will make a difference for the organization. For … Continued

Environmental Justice Workshop

Saturday, September 30, 2017, at UUFN from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm The UUFN Social Justice Committee would like to invite you to join us for this inaugural event! The Delaware Sierra Club will be hosting an environmental justice (EJ) workshop just weeks before the first Delaware Solutions Forum (hosted in conjunction with the Delaware Concerned … Continued

Rumi: Poems of Peace, Love, and Harmony

In honor of Peace Week, a collection of poems will be presented. In these troubled times, many are looking for avenues for greater inner peace. Participants will listen to Rumi’s poetry, learn about the poet and his times and messages, and have an opportunity to express themselves through art and the written word. Social hour with … Continued