/Social Justice

Save the Date and Save the Earth

By | March 28th, 2017|Community Space @The Fellowship, General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

In honor of Earth Day, on April 22 from 2-4 pm, there will be a talk on “Sustainability and Humanism” in the Main Hall as part of the Global Perspective series at the UUFH.  The speaker is Tullio Bertoli, the Commissioner of Planning and Environment for the Town of Brookhaven. Bertoli received his Bachelor’s degree [...]

Tenth Annual Voices of Faith for Peace at Farmingdale State College

By | March 27th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

On Sunday, April 2, at Farmingdale State College from 2:00-4:30 p.m., our very own UUFH Choir will be performing as part of the 10th Annual Voices of Faith for Peace, sponsored by Farmingdale State College, Gathering of Light Interspiritual Fellowship, and the Turkish Cultural Center of Long Island. For additional information, please call Rev. JoAnn [...]

Response and Resistance – March 28, 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

“Response and Resistance: What's to Be Done When Our Democracy is Under Attack?”  Activist and Co-founder of Code Pink, Medea Benjamin will speak. Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30 pm in the Worship Room, UUCSR (48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset). Co-sponsored by the SR Forum, the SJ Committee, and LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives. Open to the public. [...]

LI Jobs with Justice Working But Still Poor Conference – Friday, April 7, 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

Save the date for our Annual Working But Still Poor Conference on Friday, April 7th at Touro Law Center (225 Eastview Dr, Central Islip). Registration begins at 8:15 am; program begins at 9am and ends at 2:30 pm. Continue to check our website for updates: https://longislandjwj.org/conference/

March & Rally For Transgender Civil Rights- June 4, 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

Please join Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition for it’s 4th annual March & Rally For Transgender Civil Rights on Sunday June 4th at 12:30pm at Garden City Parking Lot #1 (Corner of Golf Club Rd and 11th St, Garden City).  Did you know there was no explicit law protecting transgender people from discrimination in housing, employment, and public services across [...]

Documentary, “The Brainwashing of My Dad”- April 7, 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

On Thursday April 7th at 7pm please join us for the documentary, "The Brainwashing of my Dad."  Ever wonder how we ended up with Donald Trump as President?  When filmmaker Jen Senko traces the transformation of her father from a non-political life-long Democrat to an angry right-wing fanatic, she discovers that her father is part of a [...]

Statewide Lobby Day & Rally for the New York Health Act – April 4th 2017

By | March 20th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

Please join single-payer advocates in Albany for the annual statewide lobby day to advocate for the New York Health Act, the bill to guarantee healthcare to ALL New Yorkers.  Please register by March 27th! If you pre-register, we will provide you with training materials & plug you into a team for the lobby day.  If you'd like [...]

Long Island UU Social Justice Roundtable

By | March 16th, 2017|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

With our Rev. Jude’s and LIAC’s help the Long Island UU’s have formed the Long Island UU Social Justice Roundtable with representatives from social justice committees from the 11 congregations that make up the Long Island Cluster The purpose of the UU Social Justice Roundtable is to facilitate communication and collaboration between individual UU congregations, [...]

UU VISIONING FORUM FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE @ UUFH MONDAY, DEC. 5 @ 7pm

By | December 1st, 2016|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

Dear Friends of Social Justice, Recent events have moved Long Island UU clergy to mount a social justice visioning meeting at our Fellowship next Monday, December 5 in the Main Hall at 7 pm.  Please make every effort to join us as we marshal our energies to counter the regressive measures that may trend during [...]

Mark Your Calendars! Anti-Racism Weekend with Chris Crass, September 30-October 2

By | June 27th, 2016|General News & Announcements, Social Justice|

Mark your calendar for the first weekend in October! On Saturday UUFH will be hosting a dynamic workshop/worship weekend with noted UU anti-racism activist Chris Crass! You will want to be a part of this weekend of action and living out our UU values! Chris Crass has spoken at many UU congregations and at GA. [...]