Category: Economic Justice

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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...

United States Census 2020

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...

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Economic Justice Team News

The Economic Justice Team is hoping to schedule a UUC Build with Habitat for Humanity this summer, as Covid-19 allows. Planning has also begun for an Interfaith Build in September, which would include volunteers...

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Economic Justice Team Meeting

Sunday, April 26, 11 a.m. via Zoom The Economic Justice Team will meet on Sunday, April 26 to consider economic inequality, race, and democracy in the time of coronavirus. How can we best respond?...

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February Social Justice Plate Collection

Thank you for your outpouring of support for the Second Sunday plate collection in February. Your generous donations totaling just over $4,000 will enable Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness to continue their programs including:...

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UUC Economic Justice Team Meeting

Sunday, February 23, 12:45 p.m. in Emerson The Economic Justice Team will meet to discuss a plan for donations and volunteer support for the Lake City Partners program for unsheltered people. Plans are underway...