Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian-Universalist? UUWorld Winter 2017

Six leaders reflect on activism and religious identity in a racially and politically charged era.

TAKIYAH NUR AMIN, ROBIN BARTLETT, RANWA HAMMAMY, PAUL RASOR, MARILYN SEWELL, PAMELA WAT 

Unitarian Universalism’s public focus has shifted notably in the last three years, as UUs have engaged the Movement for Black Lives, the New Sanctuary Movement, and most recently the resistance movement that is challenging the […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Social Action|0 Comments

Eastern Area Community Ministries- TJ’s Role

Eastern Area Community Ministries (EACM)

“Your Hand Helping Others”

Note: TJUC members and friends may be familiar with seeing “EACM” referred to in the church’s correspondence and in many of the church’s charitable service projects and supply collections. This article describes TJUC’s history with the organization, the important role that EACM plays in the community, and the […]

By |January 5th, 2018|Social Action|0 Comments

Social Action- Concerned Clergy for Reproductive Rights rally in Frankfort, KY

By |January 5th, 2018|Social Action|0 Comments

Let’s Encourage Civility

The Initiative to Revive Civility
In order to counter the incivility that too often dominates our public discourse, the National Institute for Civil Discourse has launched the Initiative to Revive Civility, a national grassroots effort that highlights the need to change the tone of our current politics and suggests specific things that each individual can do […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments

Ten Thousand Ripples, ​Public Art, Peace and Community Engagement

http://www.indirajohnson.com/ten-thousand-ripples.html

 

Gun violence

What will our children think, feel, do?

Wrapped in parents arms,

Our children witness

Daily the unthinking use of guns.

 

Mass Murder, Public Health Emergency,  or Genocide

The unrelenting avalanche of images, played over and over again on countless TV’s and Youtube videos, smartphones, inflicts an epidemic of fear on our children, youth, and other unformed brains.

Emotions outpace rationale […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments

TJ Dreams Of a Justice Center to Develop Justice Partnerships

TJ Dreams Of a Justice Center to Develop Justice Partnerships

TJ has become respected within our community in many ways including our passion involving environmental and social justice issues.  Part of TJ’s Five Year Goals includes “…to develop and implement a shared strategic plan with other social justice partner organizations.” (attract new members through shared efforts […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments

Unitarian-Universalist Policy on Immigration- offered by Dr. Joe Brennan, TJ

Unitarian Universalist Policy on Immigration

The Unitarian Universalist Associations of Congregations affirms that: “1) all people—-without regard to immigration status —deserve access to fair wages, education, housing, healthcare, and other social services; 2) immigrants are at high risk for being denied basic rights and services and thus warrant our special support”. As such we oppose any […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments

TJ Dreams Of a Justice Center to Develop Justice Partnerships

TJ has become respected within our community in many ways including our passion involving environmental and social justice issues.  Part of TJ’s Five Year Goals includes “…to develop and implement a shared strategic plan with other social justice partner organizations.” (attract new members through shared efforts on social justice goals and actions).

As our minister, Elwood […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Event Venue, Social Action|0 Comments

I CALL HER O – By Tish Moore, TJ Member

She’s a sophomore at Shawnee High School (now). Because of poor judgment by several adults in her life, her life has been difficult. She’s my match at Big Brother/Big Sister and one of the high points of my week. We see each other once at week at school for 35-40 minutes. Her D last January […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments

Participate in Louisville’s 2017 Solar Tour

Louisville will celebrate participating in the 10th annual Solar Tour this year on October 7, 2017.

Using solar energy helps to reduce carbon emissions in our community’s air, and also can mean saving money today. Installing a solar energy system will reduce the monthly energy bills, and homeowners can benefit from the 30% federal solar tax […]

By |September 16th, 2017|Social Action|0 Comments