Honored to speak with former NJ Governor Jim Florio and UULMNJ Gun Violence Prevention Task Force chair, Jeannine Coyne at the UU Congregation of Cherry Hill on halting gun violence in our country. Gov. Florio was instrumental during his term at banning military style assault rifles in the Garden State–for which he deservedly got a standing ovation from the congregation. — at
UULMNJ CONFERENCE AT UUCP
FEBRUARY 26, 2017
Seventy-eight (78) people signed in and probably more participated without signing in. There were eleven tables of six or seven people and a few people sitting in chairs on the side.
Rev. Rob Gregson, the Director of UULMNJ, provided an inspirational overview of the six (6) UULMNJ Task Forces (in alphabetical order):
1. Criminal Justice Reform
2. Economic Justice
3. Environmental Protection
4. Gun Violence Prevention
5. Immigration Reform
6. Reproductive Justice
Dear fellow Unitarian Universalists and our friends:
I sent you all an email last week immediately following the all-too-familiar shooting deaths by the police of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA and Philando Castile outside St. Paul, MN.
The Social Action Committee of the Central Unitarian Church in Paramus presents the film Inequality for All, on Friday evening, May 15 at 7:30.
This 2013 documentary follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth, the 89-minute film is rated PG.
Gordon MacInnes, President of New Jersey Policy Perspective, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that conducts research on public policy issues in New Jersey, introduces the film and ...
The Social Action Committee of the Central Unitarian Church in Paramus presents Gasland II, on Friday evening, February 20 at 7:30.Filmmaker Josh Fox examines the potential long-term environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, including poisonous water and earthquakes in this 2010 Environmental Media Award-winning documentary. A representative from Food and Water Watch, a healthy food and clean water advocacy group, leads the discussion following the film. The film is 104 minutes long and not ...
Please join the Reproductive Justice Committee of the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 for an inspiring and informative night discussing the current state of reproductive rights. We will be viewing the documentary “Roe At Risk: Fighting for Reproductive Justice” followed by a riveting panel discussion with three influential reproductive justice professionals. Light supper will be served. More details on this flyer.
The following leaders of New Jersey for the Overturn of Citizens United (NJOCU), a statewide coalition of 27 organizations, will speak on severa issues in the rapidly growing national movement to remove the corrupting influence of money on our elections.