Social Justice

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Martin Luther King Day of Service

by UUFH

For a second year, UUFH SJOT is participating in a local event celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Two events are planned for the third annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 15.  UPDATE on 1/15: The Day of Service was a success again this year! Thanks to all who joined […]

UUFH Outreach Collection 2017-2018 to Benefit Disaster Relief

by UUFH

The first UUFH Outreach Collection of 2017-2018 will be held at our December 17 Sunday service.  The Social Justice team will consolidate your contributions to UUFH in a donation to the Unitarian Universalist Association Disaster Relief Fund.   Our UU friends and neighbors in Florida and the Caribbean – including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – have experienced extraordinary devastation from back to back category five hurricanes.  The […]

Resources for Talking to your Children about Charlottesville

by UUFH

This has been a difficult week for all of us following the disturbing events in Charlottesville. I have been trying to process these events myself and have taken a few days to do so. You may have been going through similar struggles as well. If you haven’t yet addressed what happened directly with your children […]

Fran and Bob German in the News

by Karen

Fran and Bob German are in the latest issue of the Hendersonville Lightning newspaper. The article talks about their work on creating more awareness about human trafficking. The Germans, who retired to Hendersonville 10 years ago from careers in real estate sales in Florida, created a local chapter of ACT — Abolish Child Trafficking. The […]

Outreach Sunday, May 18: Supporting Syrian Refugees

by Karen

The UN Refugee Agency reports that, “By the end of the year it is estimated that half of the population of Syria will be in need of aid.”  This includes an anticipated 3.45 million Syrian refugees and 6.8 million Syrians inside the country, many of whom will be displaced from their homes.  Social Justice Outreach Team […]