Justice Opportunities

A Talk on “Lifeboat Communities”

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

A Talk on “Lifeboat Communities”

A Talk on “Lifeboat Communities” by Dr. David Whaley Sunday, April 26, 1pm – 3pm Allegheny member Dr. David Whaley leads a presentation and discussion on the increasingly alarming state of environmental affairs and the concept and lessons of “Lifeboat Communities”, which some believe may be necessary to survive coming challenges to human existence on our planet. Dr. Whaley believes that the media are not telling us – and have actually suppressed – the most alarming scientific aspects around climate change and global warming. He will discuss the global...

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Join the Fight for $15 on April 15

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Join the Fight for $15 on April 15

All workers deserve just wages. As Unitarian Universalists we are called to act. Join the Fight for $15 on April 15!

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Join UUPLAN and EqualityPA in supporting HB/SB 300

Posted on Feb 8, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Join UUPLAN and EqualityPA in supporting HB/SB 300

A new legislative session is underway with unprecedented support from faith communities for the PA Legislature to pass HB/SB 300 during the 2015-16 session. Although the bill has not yet been officially introduced, with 60 bi-partisan co-sponsors and the support of over 600 faith leaders from 20 denominations in the state, this may be the tipping point we need to pass this important legislation! Governor Wolf has been clear, “Send me a bill. I want to sign it.” The Unitarian Universalist Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network (UUPLAN) is asking for thoughtful, engaging letters...

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Serve a Shelter Meal in 2015

Posted on Jan 14, 2015 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Serve a Shelter Meal in 2015

As one of the founding congregations of Northside Common Ministries, we continue to support their important work of serving those most in need in our community. Volunteers from Allegheny provide a meal for the 30 men staying at the Pleasant Valley Men’s Shelter on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Here are the dates for 2015: Thursday, January 15 Thursday, February 19 Thursday, March 19 Thursday, April 16 Thursday, May 21 Thursday, June 18 Thursday, July 16 Thursday, August 20 Thursday, September 17 Thursday, October 15 Thursday, November 18 Thursday, December 17 Pleasant Valley...

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Help with Thanksgiving Dinner at Pleasant Valley Shelter

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Pleasant Valley Shelter has turkeys and potatoes coming for Thanksgiving dinner but no side dishes. They still need stuffing, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, pies, and desserts – and will gratefully accept any donations provided. You can make enough for either 15 or 30 meals. If you are able to drop something off on Thanksgiving day please contact Jay Poliziani at <jay.poliziani at ncmin.org>. The Pleasant Valley Shelter of Northside Common Ministries is located at 1601 Brighton Road, just a few blocks from the church. The shelter offers nightly accommodations for 30 homeless...

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Community Block Festival is September 1

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Community Block Festival is September 1

Monday September 1st, Labor Day, 2-8PM, in the Strip District on Smallman between 16th-18th, join in  a Labor Day & Back-to-School community festival following the Labor Day Parade. This is an outdoor event where we anticipate a diverse crowd of a few thousand people from various communities within Allegheny County. Entertainment is planned from dance groups, comedians, spiritual singers, Pittsburgh Hip Hop Artists Against Genocide, etc., with free food for kids, motivational speakers, a kids “Fun Zone,” vendors, and a Community Awards ceremony. Rev. Dave will participate in...

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