The forces of injustice that are compromising our biosphere and current and future generations will only be defeated if we join together and form strong partnerships and coalitions. UUMFE constantly strives to expand our impact through partnership and follow the leadership of front-lines communities.
The UUA is the central organization for Unitarian Universalism and the national office for the religion in the United States. UUMFE regularly partners with the UUA on programs and campaigns; most notably, the Green Sanctuary Program and the Environmental Justice Practitioners’ Network.
UUSJ represents Unitarian Universalism on Capitol Hill and mobilizes Unitarian Universalists in the National Capital Region for legislative advocacy. UUMFE regularly partners with UUSJ on legislative campaigns and other events.
UUMFE is an affiliate of Beacon Press. When you shop for Beacon Press books, enter the discount code “UUMFE” on the checkout screen to receive a 20% discount plus free shipping. In addition, 4% of the order will be contributed to UUMFE. Check out UUMFE’s top recommended books from Beacon Press.
Elders Climate Action (ECA) is a national organization mobilizing elders to fight for climate and environmental justice – and has been a partner with several UU Ministry for Earth programs. Made up of chapter organizations around the country, ECA aims to revitalize a cultural shift to reclaim the role of older generations in sharing wisdom and support for today’s movements. SIGN UP today! UUMFE recently affirmed formal partnership with Elders Climate Action, mobilizing elders throughout the United States.
EcoChallenge produces quality discussion courses that are a great fit for congregational groups and teams to expand their understanding of environmental justice topics, and UUMFE has partnered with EcoChallenge for more than a decade to bring these resources to UUs. When you purchase a course and select UU Ministry for Earth as your “affiliation” on the order form, EcoChallenge shares a portion of the proceeds with UUMFE.
InterNātional Initiative for Transformative Collaboration
INITC is an Indigenous-led organization bringing people and cultures together for the environment. UUMFE is partnering with INITC to host a summit in 2018 that will explore the rights of humankind versus the rights of the Earth with respect to environmental justice, from a perspective grounded in Indigenous experience.
SMTP coalition is over 130 organizations working together to hold the financial backers of climate chaos accountable for funding, insuring and investing in the climate crisis.
At present, the main targets are JP Morgan Chase (funding), Liberty Mutual (insuring and investing), and BlackRock (investing).
In addition, targeting the specific infrastructure projects each of these corporations fund/insure, in solidarity with the Indigenous communities fighting the projects, including:
- Line 3 tar sands pipeline (connections to Chase, etc)
- Keystone XL pipeline
- Coastal Gaslink pipeline