Justice Opportunities

Help Us Replenish the NCM Food Pantry

Posted on Dec 31, 2012 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

Every Sunday through January 2013, we’ll be collecting non-perishables to help replenish the Northside Common Ministries Food Pantry. Bring and share them during the service.  

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2012-13 UUA Common Read

Posted on Nov 25, 2012 in Justice Opportunities

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander (The New Press) has been selected as the 2012-13 Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Common Read. Alexander, an attorney who is a civil rights advocate and litigator, asserts that crime-fighting policies and systems in the U.S., such as the “war on drugs” and the incarceration system, disproportionately and intentionally affect Americans of color. She describes multifaceted, lifelong discrimination and disenfranchisement that affect people who are branded “felon.” A Common Read...

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Assist Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Posted on Nov 24, 2012 in Justice Opportunities, Upcoming Events

A few members have asked how they can directly assist victims of Hurricane Sandy. To join a work party road trip between Christmas and New Year’s, contact Rev. Dave or connect on the church’s FaceBook group page (Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church). To contribute to area Unitarian Universalist congregations such as Canton Ohio that was severely damaged in addition to other region churches, please...

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Raise Money While You Shop with Giant Eagle Cards

Posted on Nov 24, 2012 in Justice Opportunities

Raise money for Allegheny UU Church while you shop at Giant Eagle. Order cards  in $100, $50, $10 increments.  The cards can be used for anything that you purchase at Giant Eagle or GetGo. You can buy groceries, prescriptions, gasoline and, you can purchase any of the gift cards (Best Buy, Kohl’s, etc.) carried by Giant Eagle. They are a perfect gift for any occasion — birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and other important celebrations! (How about for Teachers?) Giant Eagle cards work like cash. You get the full value of your money, and Giant Eagle contributes 5% to Allegheny....

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Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) 2012 Public Action Meeting

Posted on Oct 12, 2012 in Justice Opportunities, News

Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) 2012 Public Action Meeting

  Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) “Moving People of Faith Into Action” 2012 Public Action Meeting Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00-8:30pm Rodef Shalom Congregation 4905 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Join 1,200 people as we take action on local and regional issues Transit: PIIN and our partners are coming together to kick-off a multi-year campaign to get sufficient dedicated local and state funding for public transit. We are better together! Education: PIIN is seeking commitments to continue to work with PIIN and our partners to achieve equity for all of our students,...

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Recycle Your Batteries

Posted on Oct 12, 2012 in Justice Opportunities

Are your batteries dead? (Not figuratively. Literally.) They don’t go in recycle and shouldn’t be thrown in the trash. Green Sanctuary has a bin in Founders Hall for you to bring your old batteries and electronics.

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