Justice & Community Update
Help Those Experiencing Homelessness
Porchlight Men’s Shelter is experiencing historically high numbers of guests and needs to replenish their stores of clothing and other highly requested items. New or gently used is fine. We will put out a box at Reeb for you to drop off your items on Sundays, or click here to see other options.
The items needed include:
- Rain Ponchos
- Sweatshirts (big sizes)
- Jackets (big sizes)
- Pants (big sizes)
WUUSAN & UU the Vote Weekend of Action: October 15-16, 2022
Wisconsin is a key state in this year’s elections! Wisconsin UU Social Action Network is working with UU the Vote to create a weekend full of get-out-the-vote activities in Madison and across the state. See a preview of events, and contact WUUSAN Coordinator Karen Mills with your questions or interest in coordinating get-out-the-vote work at JRUUC.
Share the Food – October 15th
Last Reeb CAC Collection Saturday 10/15, 11:45-1:15pm – We collect leftover food from vendors at the Dane County Farmers Market. We still need at least 2 more volunteers. It is FUN! All ages welcome. See your weekly email for link to signup sheet with more details. CAC organizes a Farmers Market Food Collection each Saturday. We do the collection 3 times/season.
JRUUC Works for Justice!
Interested in joining the JRUUC justice email group so you receive announcements about meetings and other justice discussions? Please request to join the Google Group.
The JRUUC Justice Leadership Team meets monthly via zoom on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday at 7pm.
If you would like to receive announcements or attend these meetings, please click here to send a request to join the Google Group. You will get the agenda and Zoom link sent to you every month.
UUA Bylaws Changes in Process – 8th Principle
Would you like to learn about the Article II Study Commission’s work to review the Principles and Purposes section of the UUA Bylaws? And the connection between that work and the 8th Principle? The Commission has formed an Outreach Team, which is offering Zoom meetings to gather feedback on their work, right now! Go here for more information and for meeting times and links.
JRUUC has formed an 8th Principle Project Team, and that team’s charge is about to be reviewed by our Board. You can look forward to hearing more at this Sunday’s service, and to hearing about learning opportunities as the team creates them.
UU the Vote
Climate justice, reproductive rights, honoring treaties, resisting racism and other oppressions, all involve public policy, which involves voting. You may not be into politics, but it’s surely all up in your face this year. Early voting by mail begins this week. WUUSAN invites every Wisconsin UU to engage voters within and beyond our own communities, in collaboration with community partners. Regardless of your time constraints, mobility, or tech skills, you are valuable and needed to help reach every potential voter. Check us out & subscribe to updates .
- 8th Principle
- UU the Vote
- Side with Love
- UUA News
See Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice’s calendar to work with folks outside of our congregation to help make change here and now.