Justice Opportunities

Assemble Care Packages for Women’s Shelter

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Justice Opportunities, Social Justice Activities, Upcoming Events

Assemble Care Packages for Women’s Shelter

One of the more egregious holiday myths is that domestic violence increases during this season. Myth though it may be, we know that for survivors, domestic violence knows no season. The need is always with us. Our current Justice Partner, Black Women for Positive Change, has invited us to join them in helping serve the North Hills Women’s Shelter by providing “care packages” for women and their minor children who are escaping domestic violence.  Here’s what you can do:  Bring care package items to church between now and December 15.Be there December 15 to...

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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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