Justice Opportunities

Nov. 7: Many Faiths. One Vision. Take Action with PIIN!

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Nov. 7: Many Faiths. One Vision. Take Action with PIIN!

Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) puts people of faith into action. Gather with hundreds of other people of faith (or as Rev. Dave has said, “people of faith & doubt”) to promote justice, equity, and compassion on the public square. PIIN invites public officials to take a stance on issues important to the people of Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth. This is our once-a-year time to “Show Up Fully” for PIIN and the politicians who support justice. PIIN is as strong as its congregations and organizations. Our justice work is as strong as our partnerships....

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Oct. 17-20: YMWAHA “Quilter’s View of the Arts”

Posted on Oct 14, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Oct. 17-20: YMWAHA “Quilter’s View of the Arts”

Long-time justice partner, YMWAHA (Young Men & Women’s African Heritage Association) exhibits their Nia Quilt Guild artistry at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square (15212), from October 17th to 20th, 2013, noon to 7PM. General admission is $7, children under 12 and seniors over 62, $5. Be surrounded by quilts inspired by our rich African American cultural tradition. And if you fancy, you might be able to get one on their online...

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Oct 19: 6th Annual Women’s Walk for Peace

Posted on Oct 6, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Oct 19: 6th Annual Women’s Walk for Peace

              THE 6TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S WALK FOR PEACE Rescheduled due to rain for: Saturday, October 19, 10:00AM Sponsored by the NorthSide Coalition for Fair Housing. The Walk will begin at Wilson & N. Charles St (The Pittsburgh Project) and end at West Park. Learn more at...

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Oct 18: Northside Common Ministries Celebration of Caring

Posted on Oct 6, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

NORTHSIDE COMMON MINISTRIES CELEBRATION OF CARING Friday, October 18, 6:00PM Grand Hall at the Priory, 614 Pressley St. 15212 Join NSCM as we honor the commitment to helping improve the lives of the hungry and homeless. Tickets are $75 per person and include dinner and dancing. All proceeds benefit the work of Northside Common Ministries.  For more information call Jay Poliziani at 412-323-1163or via email at jay.poliziani@ncmin.org.

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Help Stop Gun Violence: Support Background Checks

Posted on Jul 7, 2013 in Justice Opportunities

Contact your U.S. Senators: Senator Robert Casey (202) 224-6324 Senator Patrick Toomey (202) 224-4254 Key message: Tell Congress that you support the bipartisan proposals to expand background checks to cover all commercial sales, including gun shows and classifieds (S.AMDT. 715/H.R. 1565). Be sure to thank Senator Toomey for being a sponsor of Senate Bill 715. Keep up your efforts to get this legislation passed.   Contact your U.S. Representatives: Rep. Mike Doyle (district 14) (202) 225-2135 Rep. Tim Murphy (district 18) (202) 225-2301 Key message: Support HR 1565 the King-Thompson...

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Youth Justice and Leadership Training Opportunities

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 in Justice Opportunities

NATIONAL YOUTH JUSTICE TRAINING (NYJT) accepting applications now through April 15 Boston, Mass., June 30–July 21, 2013 The UU College of Social Justice is offering our NYJT Program, NYJT transformative three-week experience for high-school-aged youth. Apply through our online application, WWW.UUCSJ.org Are You Ready for Leadership School? UULTI – the UU Leadership Team Institute is back with 2 offerings this summer – UULTI by the Lake July 31-August 4 in Cananadagua, NY and UULTI on the Hudson August 14-18 in Stoney Brook, NY. Youth can explore their leadership skills at Goldmine Youth...

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