Saturday, June 3, 9:00-3:30
Hosted by: Neighborhood UU Church
Key Presentations Include
Sanctuary, Solidarity & Resistance – Immigrant Justice under a new administration
Join Katia Hansen, President & CEO of UU Refugee and Immigrant Services & Education (UURISE) for a conversation on the current state of immigration laws, policies and enforcement under the new administration. We will explore what UUs and other immigrant justice activists are doing in solidarity and resistance, and how we can work together to deepen and strengthen our partnerships, strategies and congregational responses.
Climate and Water Justice
Angélica Ruiz of the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water will lead an interactive learning experience about climate and water justice in California. You will hear about front line communities impacted by drought, loss of culture and livelihoods, and threats to their daily lives as well as what they are doing to adapt; We will explore solutions and actions you can take to support the environmental justice water movement in California and beyond.
Issues Breakout & Networking
Join other UUs in the area to discuss issues such as economic justice, racial justice, environmental justice, and immigrant justice. These small group breakouts are determined based on interest the day of the event and include opportunities for
Evan Junker, UUJMCA Executive Director, will explain the current status of important legislation being considered in the Capitol this year. Learn about opportunities to get involved through petitions, rallies, witness events, letter-writing campaigns and lobby days among others. Discover how your congregation can participate in these statewide efforts and leave with a calendar of upcoming events.
Please bring a bag lunch. Coffee, tea and water will be available.
Questions: Beverly Boido, firstname.lastname@example.org, 916-441-0018
The Los Angeles / San Fernando Valley area is the largest in the state! Please contact our Coordinators (listed at the right) for more information on how to get involved. If you have an event or information related to justice-making in this area, please email email@example.com to have it posted to this page as well as the UUJM facebook page.
Of course there are a lot of other events, educational opportunities and advocacy campaigns going on in our area as well. Read below for more information or sign up to stay in touch at the right!