Action Alert: Bail Reform Letter Campaign, May 16 Deadline

The Ending Jim Crow task force has asked that we send letters in support of upcoming bail reform legislation expected to come to vote in June.  There are two letters, one to Sen. Sweeney, President of the Senate and one to Assemblyman Prieto, Speaker of the Assembly.  Each person should sign both letters.  We would like to have these all collected and  returned to me at the address below by May 16. Fact sheets about bail reform are ...

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Action Alert April 22, 2014: Sandy Bill of Rights

The Fair Share Housing Center needs our help to encourage Governor Christie to sign the Sandy Bill of Rights into law.  Please join them in this important step toward ensuring that New Jerseyans affected by Superstorm Sandy do not face unnecessary obstacles on the road to recovery.

On March 27, the New Jersey State Legislature reached bipartisan agreement, and the Sandy Bill of Rights passed unanimously in both houses.  This significant legislation bestows the following rights on New Jerseyans applying for ...

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Annual Meeting Recap; Materials Posted

UULMNJ 5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & ANNUAL PLENARY – RECAP

About 80 UUs gathered at the UU Congregation of Princeton to for UULMNJ’s Annual Plenary.  “We are getting good at these meetings” sums up attendees’ feelings about the event.  One participant noted that these meeting allow us to create thoughtful positions on many complex issues, a task which is too large for individual congregations. And it is always important to have an opportunity to connect and energize one another in addition to ...

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Budget Time: Time for Economic Justice

Budget Time is an excellent time to visit your NJ legislators to advocate for Economic Justice.  The Anti-Poverty Network, of which UULMNJ is a member, has an excellent white paper , with talking points about Housing, Hunger and Economic Empowerment.

The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey has organized a Federal Lobby Day for April 30th 12:00 pm to 4:00pm in Washington D.C.  They will make the appropriate appointments for you.  You can register at Continue Reading →

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