Front-lines solidarity

Those on the front-lines of climate change include Indigenous and low-income peoples, people of color, island nations, and youth

Jimmy Scott gets a hug from Anna May Watson, left, as they clean up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., June 24, 2016. Scott lost his home to the flood and a fire that consumed his and the homes of several relatives. Steve Helber, AP

We Are Called: Devastating Floods in WV

Steep mountains, narrow valleys and a deadly train of storms came together in West Virginia  to cause horrendous flooding that...

UUMFE signs letter condemning murder of Berta Cáceres

UUMFE signs letter condemning murder of Berta Cáceres

March 2016:  To Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to condemn the murder of Honduran Lenca indigenous leader Berta Cáceres and take all...

Unitarian Universalists Join Lummi Nation for 2015 Totem Pole Journey

Unitarian Universalists Join Lummi Nation for 2015 Totem Pole Journey

On Monday August 31, a 20-foot tall, 3,000-pound totem pole reached the end of its nearly 1,300-mile journey from Vancouver,...

Building Partnerships for Justice with Indigenous Communities: One Congregation’s Story

by Beth Brownfield and Deborah Cruz The Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship (BUF) of Bellingham, WA, is a relatively small congregation with just over...

design of Lummi salmon and UU chalice above was created by Bruce Pierre, an enrolled Lummi Tribal Member and a descendant of Tlingit/Haida, especially for this event.

Thousands of UUs join Lummi Nation for public witness for environmental justice

 On June 27, 2015, more than 2,500 Unitarian Universalists and allies gathered for “A Sacred Public Witness,” sponsored by Commit2Respond. Attendees...

A New Wind Blowing in the Pacific Northwest

A New Wind Blowing in the Pacific Northwest

By Florence Caplow, 2014-15 intern minister at Quimper UU Fellowship, Pt. Townsend, WA. She chronicles the launch of the Lummi...

Sign the UUSC Petition Affirming the Human Right to Water

Sign the UUSC Petition Affirming the Human Right to Water

Monday, July 14, 2014 – a message from Pamela Sparr Associate Director for Advocacy, Activism, and Engagement, Unitarian Universalist Service...

Environmental Justice in Rubbertown

Environmental Justice in Rubbertown

By Sarah Caine, former UUMFE Young Adult Board member and Starr King seminarian Louisville is an honest and proud city....

Recognition for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

Recognition for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)

(October 2013) After two decades of work, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) was recently recognized with the Freedom from Want Medal by the...

UUMFE signs interfaith letter supporting the RESTORE the Gulf Coast States Act

UUMFE signs interfaith letter supporting the RESTORE the Gulf Coast States Act

March 2012: An interfaith letter to the House of Representatives advocating support for legislation for an amendment to the surface transportation...

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