To all Unitarian Universalists Interested in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

Greetings!

As you undoubtedly know, reproductive health, rights, and justice have been under vigorous attack in recent years. In fact, according to the Guttmacher Institute, 92 anti-abortion measures were passed at the state level in 2011—nearly three times the previous record of 35 set in 2005!

However, as you might not know, Unitarian Universalists are mobilizing to be a force for reproductive justice—and we’re hoping you’ll be part of it. Specifically, please join us for a conference call on April 5th at ...

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Environmental Justice Council Meeting – April 28

It seems that the date for our next Environmental Justice Council meeting is problematic for a significant number of you.  We’ve heard from more than half of you, and nearly every response was telling us that you have a conflict.  It would seem that there are a few other District-wide events happening at the same time.  I’m glad that we’re all so engaged in the life of our District!    Frances Sink and I have decided to change the date ...

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UULMNJ Annual Plenary – April 14, 2012

ANNUAL MEETING 2012
Saturday, April 14, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Hosted by the UU Congregation of Monmouth County
1475 West Front Street, Lincroft NJ
(see www.uucmc.org for directions)

 

Featuring a keynote address by Ingrid Reed:

“How Does New Jersey Measure Up: Citizens United and the Fairness of Our Elections”

Ingrid Reed recently retired as a Policy Analyst and the Director of the New Jersey Project at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers, and is a member of the UU ...

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The Impact of Citizens United on the Democratic Process – Video Now Available

Channing Hall, UU Congregation of Princeton
50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton NJ

Sponsored by UU Legislative Ministry of New Jersey

A video has been made of the program for use in NJ UU congregations and by individuals to support understanding these issues.  A study guide is also available.  Links are at the end of this article.

How has the Citizens United Supreme Court decision and laws on financing elections influenced the electoral process?
Are there other options for financing elections?
What are related NJ ...

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Internship(s) Available

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ) is seeking a par time intern(s) to begin no later than April 1.  Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Research assistance in specific areas of New Jersey Public Policy, which may include Environment, Health Care, Economic Justice, Immigration and other emerging issues as they develop
  • Develop educational materials for local congregations
  • Assist Executive Director with implementation of research work

Qualifications:

  • Good research skills
  • Commitment to social change
  • Knowledge of Unitarian Universalism and congregational ...
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Environmental Lobby Day – March 15

On March 15th, citizens, civic, faith and environmental advocates will be coming to the State Capitol to meet with local representatives and talk to them in the hallways of the New Jersey State House. We will be urging them to oppose the Governor’s decision to take New Jersey out of the RGGI program and his repeated cuts to funding for the Clean Energy Program – programs we need to solve critical problems like air pollution and global warming.

Later that day ...

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Part Time Position Available

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ) is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant  to begin as soon as possible.  Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative support, as requested by the Executive Director
  • Assist with Board, Plenary and issues workshop preparation
  • Organizational data keeping
  • Maintaining organization files
  • Social media maintenance (Facebook)

Qualifications:

  • Previous office administration experience
  • Good office organizing skills
  • Knowledge of Facebook and social media
  • Strong computer skillsB
  • Basic computer graphics is helpful

NMust be able to work independently and to meet weekly in Summit, NJ.

Compensation:   ...

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