Justice Opportunities

Film Screening – Transient: First 100 Days of Trump

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in Justice Opportunities, News, Social Justice Activities

Film Screening – Transient: First 100 Days of Trump

Join us July 20th at 7pm for a screening with director Mark Janavel of the film Transient, featuring reflections from the trans community on Trump’s first 100 days of office. A free-will offering will be taken.

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Do Something: Support Trans People of Color

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Ready to “Do Something” for trans people of color? The youth from the Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills are organizing local UUs to gather products requested by trans people of color which will be donated to PERSAD’s pantry. Here is a list of products that would be useful: Items with shae butter African hair & skin care items Socks (all sizes, but emphasis on sturdy not cute) Also requested are stable pantry items: chips, canned goods, pasta, rice, condiments, microwaveable, shelf-stable walk-n-eat type stuff. And bags to carry the items away! The...

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Share the Plate supports Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 in News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

Share the Plate supports Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

During November and December we raised $855 for Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh, part of a national movement of tens of thousands of progressive Jews that believes in the beautiful but unfulfilled promise of this country as a land of opportunity, justice, and equality for all. In the face of racism, inequality, and the politics of fear, we are asked to rise up with courage to act boldly for justice, believing that together we have the power to transform this country. Allegheny’s Share the Plate program began in 2010 and directs half of our Sunday plate collection to justice partners doing...

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January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 in Feature Stories, News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

January-February Justice Partner is Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network

We share our plate each Sunday, giving one half of the cash offering to a justice partner doing good works beyond our walls.

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November-December Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

Posted on Nov 3, 2018 in News, Share the Plate, Social Justice Activities

November-December Justice Partner is Bend the Arc: Pittsburgh

In the face of racism, inequality, and the politics of fear, we are asked to rise up with courage to act boldly for justice, believing that together we have the power to transform this country.

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White Supremacy & UU?

Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in Feature Stories, From Rev. Dave, Justice Opportunities, News, Social Justice Activities

White Supremacy & UU?

On February 4, 2018, Allegheny’s Get Woke/Stay Woke and the Worship Ministry answered the call from the Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism Organizing Collective (BLUU) to create a worship experience centering the voices of Unitarian Universalists of color from across the denomination. Grateful to be part of a church that has been doing a lot of good things for years that BLUU has challenged Unitarian Universalists to do, like lifting voices of people of color in worship and actively engaging with local organizations that are run by people of color; we still remain vigilant to recognize, address, and heal from remnants of the legacy of White Supremacy that continue to live within the culture and structures of even this Beloved Community of spirit and engaged compassion.

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