Action Alert May May 28, 2014: Bail Reform Phone Campaign

Dear UUMNJ Family,

As you know, the month of June can become rather hectic as the legislature strives to complete passed legislation before its summer recess.  Bail reform is one of those pieces of legislation.  One of our coalition partners, Drug Policy Alliance, has asked for help.  Could you please make calls and send this out to anyone who is concerned about bail reform and mass incarceration and ask them to do the same.  Please read the information below thoroughly and ...

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Action Alerts May 28, 2014: Fracking Waste Ban/June 12 Lobby Day and Support Senator Bob Smith

The UULMNJ Environmental Task Force has been involved in shaping New Jersey environmental policy and you can help with that work.  Attached are two letters for members to use. The first is a letter that that can be used as a guide to write personal letters to Senator Bob Smith in support of his efforts to sponsor legislation that promotes sustainable energy use and conservation. The second letter can be adapted to mail to your local legislators regarding the ban on ...

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Task Force Current Priorities: May

Environmental Justice: The prime focus of the Environmental Task force through June, 2014 is the bill to ban the transportation of fracking wastes in New Jersey. The bill (S-252) was voted out of the Senate Environmental Committee by a 4-1 vote and was passed by the full Senate on May 12 by a vote of 32-5. The bill (A-2108) has yet to be heard in the Assembly Environmental ...

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Action Alert May 11, 2014: Protect the Realty Transfer Tax

The UULMNJ and the Economic Justice Task Force need your help to ensure that the Realty Transfer Tax is protected.

As UU’s we believe in the worth and dignity of every human being. That is why the Economic Justice Task Force and the UULMNJ stand with other nonprofits and faith-based groups to advocate for affordable housing, and therefore opposing the repeal of the Realty Transfer Tax.

Background on the Realty Transfer Tax from The Housing Community Development Network of NJ:

  •  Realty transfer fees ...
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UULMNJ Administrator – Job Opening

Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry
of New Jersey

UULMNJ Administrator Job Description

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ) is seeking a part-time Administrator to begin work as soon as possible and no later than June 1.  Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative support for Executive Director
  • Assist with Board, plenary and issues workshop preparation
  • Organizational data keeping
  • Maintaining organization files
  • Assume responsibility for electronic advocacy postings, data base, membership, communications, event registration, and reporting
  • Development ...
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