June 23: Join UUs in Sending a Message From Justice GA

At General Assembly in Phoenix, UUs from across the country are sending Sheriff Arpaio a message tonight.  See how you can join them.

Tonight: Tent City. Thousands strong, we will lift our voices against the inhumane conditions at this place that Sheriff Joe Arpaio himself calls a “concentration camp.” What is Sheriff Arpaio’s response to our peaceful candlelight vigil at Tent City? To put Maricopa County jails on lockdown, and prevent inmates from receiving visits from friends or family for 24 hours. ...

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Ban Fracking Waste in New Jersey

Over 200 rallied at the State House in support of the bill to ban fracking waste in NJ on June 14.  Fifteen percent (30 persons) were Unitarian Universalists – including nine UU ministers!   For a relatively small network, we certainly carry a lot of impact.  Reverend Craig Hirshberg, Executive Director of the UULMNJ testified at the Environment Hearing in favor of a bill banning fracking waste in NJ. The bill was passed out of committee.  Here’s where your help is ...

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Justice GA Begins June 20

Justice General Assembly (GA) 2012 begins June 20 in Phoenix AZ. Some 3800 UUs are expected  to attend.  Read more. For those not able to attend GA 2012, 16 events will be covered by live streaming video, including the opening and closing celebrations, plenary sessions, a moderator candidates forum, the Service of the Living Tradition, the Ware Lecture, and several worship services.

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Anti-Fracking Lobby Day – June 14

UULMNJ supports environmental groups for the

NJ Environmental Lobby Day & Rally in Trenton
Oppose Fracking
Support Clean Energy, Clean Water

Thursday June 14, 2012  –  9:00 AM
New Jersey State House
125 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625

Register at: http://action.foodandwaterwatch.org/p/salsa/event/common/public/?key=74212

From our Director, Rev. Craig Hirshberg:

For the Lobbying day on June 14, UULMNJ is asking Unitarian Universalists  to meet with their legislators and/or attend the rally.

We will set up small groups based on legislative districts with a team leader assigned. The ...

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Morristown: Resolution Supporting Marriage Equality

At its annual meeting on June 3 2012 the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship unanimously passed a resolution in support of marriage equality. The idea for the resolution is a direct result of the UU Legislative Ministry of New Jersey. Starting with a request from the Plainfield congregation asking if other congregations had considered resolutions on marriage equality, members of Morristown said “this is exactly what we should do.”

This is the real value of the UULMNJ: congregations collaborating on making our UU ...

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