Category: Economic Justice

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Economic Justice Team Meeting

Sunday, March 28 at 11 a.m. via Zoom What is a just, equitable, and compassionate economy? As the state legislature wrestles with tax and spending proposals, we hope Washingtonians will reconsider our fixation with...

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Economic Justice Team Meeting

Sunday, February 28 at 11 a.m. via Zoom The Covid-19 pandemic continues to accelerate economic inequality locally and globally. While Covid-19 deaths fall disproportionately on elders, the economic recession hits already disadvantaged groups: low...

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Calling Chicken Chefs

Sunday, March 7, or Friday, March 12 Opportunities are available for UUC folks to provide chicken dinners and breakfast food for the guests at the Winter Shelter operated by Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness on...

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Calling Chili Cooks

Friday, February 26 We’re looking for chili cooks and other new volunteers to provide food for the guests at the Winter Shelter operated by Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness on Friday, February 26. Prior...

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Thank You For Your Generosity

During the holiday services on December 20 and 24, our congregation was offered the opportunity to donate funds in support of  a new shelter to be opened soon by Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness...

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Lake City Partners News

Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness reports that the new 24/7 enhanced shelter at “The Oaks” is expected to open between January 21–31, 2021. The shelter will begin serving 20 people, likely those who have...

Thank You

We’d like to say a big “Thank You” to all those at UUC who have contributed meals for the Lake City Partners (LCP) Winter Shelter so far this winter. We are told that the...

Economic Justice Team Meeting

Sunday, September 27, 11 a.m. The Economic Justice Team will meet this Sunday via Zoom at 11:00 a.m. We will discuss federal benefits in the wake of COVID-19, budget issues at the state and...

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Economic Justice Group Meeting

Sunday, August 23, 11 a.m. via Zoom With signs that the economic recovery is faltering, the federal government is unable to agree on measures to extend economic stimulus, and Washington state faces an $8.8...

Economic Justice Team: Take Action!

At our recent meeting, UUC’s Economic Justice Team discussed the efforts being taken at both city and state levels to revise budgets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. We encourage you to contact your...

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2020 Census and Social-Economic Justice

The Economic Justice Team urges UUC members and friends to respond to the 2020 Census, if you haven’t already done so. Then, please reach out and remind 5 other people. The Census Bureau had plans...

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UUC Economic Justice Group Meets

Sunday, May 31, 11 a.m. via Zoom The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly intensified already extreme economic inequities locally and globally. Our neighbors’ needs here and elsewhere must be addressed. UUC has identified five local charities...

From the Economic Justice Team

The UUC Economic Justice Team is concerned about the 2020 Census count because a state’s recorded population determines billions of dollars in federal funding for social programs and how many members of Congress our...