PLAN TO ATTEND
UUA Regional Assembly - 2018 in Portland OR
The four districts of the UUA’s Pacific Western Region will gather April 27-29 in Portland, OR for the 2018 Regional Assembly. Speakers include civil rights activist, the Rev. Dr. William Barber; Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, advocate for women’s, immigrant, civil, and human rights; and the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, newly elected UUA president. Programming includes workshops, worship, district meetings, and an optional social justice activity. A day-long Professional Day designed for religious professionals is planned for Friday, April 27, before the start of Regional Assembly. Discount lodging is available at the Portland DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, site of the Regional Assembly. Childcare and youth programming will be available. Registration will open by January 4. Watch the PWR website (www.uua.org/pwr) for full details to be posted soon.
2017 Annual OR UU Voices for Justice Conference
Every year Oregon UU Voices for Justice evaluates and chooses issues at our annual meeting in the fall. After they are chosen, we follow those issues closely and work together to create change and promote solutions. They become our campaign issues. For 2017-18, the campaigns will be
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Oregon Campaigns for 2017/2018
Oregon UU Voices for Justice has four campaign areas -- Deepening Democracy, Human Rights, Economic Inequality, and Environmental Justice. At our annual conference in October 2017, we identified specific action items within each of these campaigns and people who are taking the lead on each.
Some of these campaigns will stay in touch throughout the year and organize via Zoom to continue the work started during the Annual Conference. If you have an interest in these campaigns please contact the lead.
Deepening Democracy -
Lead: David Delk (email@example.com)
Economic Inequality -
Lead: Dave Hyde (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This group did not establish a single working group. It has several efforts ongoing.
Environmental Justice -
Lead: Rev. Katherine Jesch
The core group will meet via ZOOM. Contact Katherine Jesch (email@example.com) to be included.
Human RIghts -
Lead: Rev Connie Yost. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Human Rights campaign core group may meet via ZOOM as the election gets closer.
Proposals Received for 2017-18
Six proposals were received. Read them here.
This project is funded in part by the
Fund for Unitarian Universalist Social Responsibility
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