Justice Opportunities

Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network 10th Annual Banquet

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

“Celebrating Leaders,” PENNSYLVANIA INTERFAITH IMPACT NETWORK 10th Annual Banquet Sunday, April 14, Reception 4PM, Banquet 5 – 7PM Westin Convention Center, 1000 Penn Ave, 15222 The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN), of which Allegheny UU is a founding member, works with all faiths and races to achieve real social justice goals in our community, including funding for public transit, equity in education, and stopping the gun violence in our streets. The theme of the banquet this year is celebration of the work PIIN has done over the last year and the amazing...

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2013 Pride March Kickoff Meeting

Posted on Mar 11, 2013 in Justice Opportunities

Tuesday, March 12, 7PM Unitarian House The annual Pride March is one of the highlights of the church calendar and involves a large number of other UU churches in the Pittsburgh region. If you are interested in helping out with this event or are just interested in learning more about it, please come to the kickoff meeting to learn all that we do at this event that helps promote GLBTQ equality in our region!

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Stay Connected to Justice

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, News

The church has an e-mail group specifically for social-justice related topics. To join, send us a “Sign me up!” e-mail.

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Guest at Your Table Contributions

Posted on Jan 13, 2013 in Justice Opportunities, News

If you haven’t done so already, please participate in the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee’s Guest at Your Table tradition by making a donation to support our denomination’s human rights work in the United States and around the world. Learn more about the program. Allegheny UU Church is a UUSC Banner Society, an acknowledgment we get for having so many members give to UUSC’s efforts. You can bring your check to church next Sunday, or if you make a donation directly to UUSC, please note “Allegheny UU Church” on your check so it counts toward our...

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Our Social Justice Future

Posted on Jan 2, 2013 in Feature Stories, Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Our Social Justice Future

For over 100 years being justice-centered has been part of the DNA of this congregation and remains so. It’s time for us to convene new leadership and perhaps a new model for how we carry out that vital work. On January 6th we held a Social Justice Assembly to help plot a course for our justice work for the coming year. If you missed this meeting, please join us as we continue this important conversation to shape our future together. Please contact Mark Tomlinson, board president, for more information.

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Powering Dreams of Hope through Share the Plate

Posted on Dec 31, 2012 in Justice Opportunities, News

Our new Share the Plate partner for Q1 2013 will be Dreams of Hope. Through the power of the arts, Dreams of Hope provides the region’s LGBT and allied youth a welcoming environment to grow in confidence, express themselves and develop as leaders. Their creative contributions educate audiences, build awareness and increase acceptance. We share our plate (one half of our cash offerings collected on Sunday morning) with Dreams of Hope this quarter in support of their important work and as an extension of our commitment to being a Welcoming congregation. To learn more,...

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