Schenectady UU Society Completes Environmental Justice Project

(10/2011) By Nancy Peterson, First Unitarian Society of Schenectady, NY The First Unitarian Society of Schenectady, NY, (FUSS) has completed a three-year Environmental Justice project. Working with Schenectady Inner City Ministry (SICM), a grant proposal was submitted to New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Office of Environmental Justice in April 2008. Grant approval was […]

Tar Sands Action Interfaith Day, Aug. 29, 2011

The UU Ministry for Earth, All Souls Unitarian in Washington, DC and other national and local UU groups are joining with interfaith leaders from Jewish, Catholic, Christian, and Buddhist communities on August 28th and 29th to protest the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (also known as the Tar Sands). The Tar Sands Pipeline will be built […]

A Prayer for the Gulf

Infinite Spirit of Life and Love, our hearts are heavy and our souls are troubled by the oil spill in the Gulf. All of us have felt a host of emotions these past weeks as we have watched the tragedy unfold over day after day. We have felt sorrow for those killed and injured and […]

Stories from Earth Day 2011: Water Justice

Congregations across the United States have been engaging in projects related to water conservation and water justice. Check out some of the great work congregations have already been doing! Let us know if you have a story to share: e-mail We all Live Downstream: from the UUA Earth Day Chapel Service on April 26, 2011 […]

Resource List: Water Justice

We hope you find this list of resources useful for Earth Day activities, the 40/40 for Earth Challenge, and future water justice projects. Here is a printable version (Word) (PDF) of the resource list without the links. Jump to . . . UU Resources Web Resources Books for Adults Books for Children and Youth Films for […]

Water Justice

Water justice relates to a vast array of diverse issues. Here’s a sampling to start you thinking about the intersections between water and many other social and environmental justice issues. This list is by no means conclusive. Explore the water issues that are relevant to your area! Learn more on at Resource List: Water Justice. Food Food production […]