On Saturday, October 2, there will be marches in every single state ahead of the Supreme Court reconvening on October 4. Join the national call to Mobilize and Defend Our Reproductive Rights. The march in Red Bank will take place at 12:45pm, beginning at the Red Bank Train Station and ending at Riverside Gardens Park. Sign up here or go here to find events in other towns.
At the UUA General Assembly this past June, the delegates voted to affirm three bold statements for healing action. The delegates also adopted a formal UUA Statement of Conscience on Undoing Systemic White Supremacy. Join these two meetings on 10/6 + 10/13 to find out what UU leaders around the country are doing, what you can do, and who you can partner with to carry forward these bold actions full of inspiring possibilities.
Urge Retailers to Abandon Dirty Ships: New zero-emissions vessels will drastically reduce the shipping industry’s carbon and ocean pollution. Amazon, IKEA, Target, and Walmart can make the choice TODAY to Ship it Zero and exclusively ship on zero-emissions vessels by 2030.
Step up and sign the petition for a ONCE IN A LIFETIME opportunity to preserve our livable world for future (and present) generations and fight for climate, jobs, and justice. DEMAND that your elected leaders go all-out to defeat Climate Change. We have a chance to create millions of good jobs, fight racial and economic inequality, and avert the worst of the climate crisis. Let’s DO IT!
Looking for ways to help those impacted by the devastation in Haiti? Here are some organizations currently providing aid:
UU Service Committee Church World Service Beyond Borders
The Poor People’s Campaign – A National Call for Moral Revival has many events and actions. Please check out their site and be on the watch for weekly Moral Mondays.
The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude except as a punishment for crime. You can help New Jersey prohibit slavery or involuntary servitude in any form. Read here to learn more about the bill to make this happen, then contact Senator Stephen Sweeney at (856) 251-9801 and ask him to schedule SCR96 for a vote in the NJ Senate.
The NJ Institute for Social Justice has a frequently updated list of actions. Please check back often to see how you can help.
Help us get the Reproductive Freedom Act on the Health Committee agenda! For an example script and more information, hit the link above.
- Assembly Health Committee, Asm. Conaway: 856-461-3997
- Senate Health, Human Services, etc., Sen. Vitale: 732-855-7441
- Assembly Majority Leader, Asm. Craig Coughlin: 732-855-7441
- Sen. Sweeney: 856-251-9801
Please take the time to contact your state legislators to ask them to sponsor and support S1512 and A3052. This bill requires the Department of Education to develop and maintain a list of textbook vendors that incorporate inclusive material in their textbooks, and to make this list publicly available for schools to refer to.
Tell These NJ Officials to Release All Detainees & Incarcerated #FreeThemAll
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