Rogue Valley UU Fellowship, Ashland
Dave Hyde is a retired manager and real estate broker. Since retiring he has devoted himself to social justice issues with special passion for Move to Amend. He was involved with Move to Amend in Florida, and in Oregon he is the Lead Organizer for Jackson County. He is also a member of the national Move to Amend Political Action Committee and his local Interfaith Move to Amend Caucus. He hosts a radio program called “We the People”. In his spare time he is part of the leadership of Southern Oregon Climate Action Now, Citizens for Peace and Justice, and the Rogue Valley chapter of Pachamama.
Fellowship Unitarian Universalist 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.
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.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem
Chris has been a member of UU since the mid 90’s. She has a background in publi the USA and Canada supporting executives in implementing social responsibility policies and practices, advising companies to operate customer advisory panels to change internal operations, and listening through public-participation.
Repurposing career skills she advocates for vulnerable populations; she has a particular interest in equity, inclusion, poverty prevention and children at risk; helping to help shape legislation and encourage funding to assist historically underserved at-risk populations. She follows revenue and tax reform and is Education Policy Coordinator, LWVOR Legislative Action; teaming with colleagues who cover Social Policy, Governance and Natural Resources within the Oregon Legislature.
Unitarian Universlist Church in Eugene
Sue had been active in Social/Environmental justice activities in several UU churches over a 25 year span. Much of what she is working on now is reflected in our areas of OUUVfJ working with money isn't speech/corporations are not people, HCAO, and working to defeat the LNG Pipeline and Jordan Cove Terminal.
David e. Delk
First Unitarian Church, 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 leads 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 is a member of the Economic Justice Action Group where he organizes speaker events, documentary film screening and gathers signatures on various local & state level initiatives.