Chair - Kathleen McKinney
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of McMinnville
Kathleen attended both the GA in Phoenix on immigrant rights and the recent one in New Orleans with a focus on white supremacy. She worked one winter in Phoenix for the Welcome to America project, which helps refugees.
She is on the Unidos Bridging Community board of directors and teaches citizenship classes. She reads to Kindergarteners in the SMART program at Sue Buell elementary, which is 50% Hispanic.
She has been involved in various immigrant rights marches and local activities and attended the Rural Organizing Project (ROP) annual training for the past several years as well as workshops by PCUN, the farmworker rights organization.
Although immigrant rights is her main passion, she has been active in various social justice efforts.
John W. Raymonda
Florence Unitarian Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
John is from Florence OR. and is the Social Justice elected leader for the fellowship. John's major social justice concern is with income inequality and the need to replace a minimum wage with a living wage.
Member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis
Susan has been a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis since November 1999. Her activities at the Fellowship have included serving as secretary on the Board of Directors, facilitating the Climate Justice Committee (now the Climate Action Team), participating in the Fellowship Care and Support Team, and singing in the choir.
Susan has attended several UUA General Assembly conferences and was very pleased to be part of the committee that planned the campaign and prepared the resolution for UUA divestment from fossil fuels, which passed at GA 2014. She has also been to several ORUUVfJ annual meetings and has participated in the Environmental Justice campaign.
David e. Delk
First Unitarian Church, Portland; Wy'East Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Portland
David has been a democracy activist/advocate for many years, having served as a chief petitioner for two statewide initiatives (46/47) to allow and then to place limits on campaign contributions in Oregon elections. Those measures were on the ballot in 2006. In 2011, he founded the Portland chapter of Move to Amend immediately following the US Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. Move to Amend advocates amending the US Constitution to overturn the court created doctrines that money = speech and that corporations are people.
He lead the Portland chapter of the Alliance for Democracy and is also the national co-chair.
Several years ago, he formed the Portland Public Banking Alliance to advocate for creation of a city of Portland Public Bank.
At the First Unitarian Church, he was a member of the Economic Justice Action Group where he organized speaker events, documentary film screenings and gathered signatures on various local & state level initiatives.
Member of UU Eugene OR congregation
Having been a UU since I was 19, I have always been involved with the Justice part of our faith.
Presently I am serving on the Board of Many Rivers Sierra Club group, as well as Shared Chairman of Interfaith Earthkeepers Eugene/Springfield. I am also working with the Forest Interest group of our state Sierra Club. There are several other groups of which I am a part, all dealing with the Environment. We have kept the Environmental group of OUUVfJ going for several years, and plan to continue that. I am looking forward to continuing our work on the Board of OUUVfJ of which I have been a member in the past. Inclusion is so important, and the joy of working with folks on the state level is very rewarding.