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My Health, My Life: Women’s Health Legislative Summit

Please join us at the 2015 My Health, My Life Legislative Summit.  The Summit will take place at the State Capitol in June and will include meetings with elected officials, a rally and press conference, and training for supporters from across the state who want to build a stronger network in their hometowns.

We will ensure our elected officials know that women and men are watching and want them to restore funding for life-saving family planning in the state budget.

To reserve ...

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January 9, 2015–Roe at Risk: Fighting for Reproductive Justice

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.

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Update on Affordable Care Subsidies

Many of us have been concerned about the recent court rulings concerning health care.  We would like to share some insight from our friends at Families USA:

Court Ruling Withdrawing Affordable Care Act Premium Subsidies from Low- and Moderate-Income Families ‘Will Never Go Into Effect’ Court Ruling Likely to be ‘Stayed’; Rehearing by Full Appeals Court Probable and Likely to Reverse Decision; and 4th Circuit Court of Appeals Also Expected to Dismiss Lawsuit
[Last week], in a 2-1 split decision, a three-judge ... Continue Reading →
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Action Alert July 9, 2014: Reproductive Justice Demonstration This Saturday at Hobby Lobby in Totowa

COME OUT THIS SATURDAY TO SUPPORT WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE!  OUR UULMNJ TASK FORCE CHAIR, REV. KATHLEEN GREEN, HAS CALLED US TO ACTION.  PLEASE COME OUT.

You are invited to participate:

Religious Liberty Demonstration  Sat., July 12th

For the purpose of drawing attention to the injustice that allows employers to privilege their own religious beliefs over those of their employees, and to show support of such employees.

In front of the newly opened Hobby Lobby at  465 US Hwy 46 in Totowa, NJ from 1-3pm ...

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Reproductive Justice Workshop – Plainfield, March 1

The First Unitarian Society of Plainfield (FUSP) I would like to invite you and members of your congregation to attend our 4th Annual Social Action Weekend.

On Saturday March 1st, 2014 we are planning a one day workshop on Reproductive Justice (RJ) called “From Rights to Justice” 9:30am-3:00pm.  The program is adapted from the six-week UUA curriculum “Reproductive Justice: Expanding our Social Justice Calling” concentrating on the human rights aspects of RJ.

It will be a wonderful opportunity to get a foundation in ...

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Report on Affordable Health Care Realities in New Jersey

Our friends at NJ Policy Perspectives have put together an excellent report for those trying to understand the Affordable Care Act realities in NJ. The news release is below.  I would strongly suggest clicking on the link and reading the full report.  This would be a good thing to have at our coffee tables and to distribute to those who are concerned about the Affordable Care Act.

Thanks,

Craig

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Maura Collinsgru, NJ Citizen Action: 609-519-0408

Jon Whiten, NJPP ...

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Roe v. Wade – 40th Anniversary

January 22, 2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade case which made abortion legal in the United States. The UUA is partnering with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) to create a preaching resource on the anniversary, including readings, questions, statistics, and stories. Contact the Rev. Rob Keithan, Director of Public Policy at RCRC, (rkeithan@rcrc.org) to be notified when the resource will be released.

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UUA: Reproductive Justice: New Curriculum and Resources

A brand new six-week curriculum from the Unitarian Universalist Association titled, “Reproductive Justice: Expanding Our Social Justice Calling,” will equip Unitarian Universalists with tools for effective public advocacy, tie us to our theological and historical resources, help us understand the complexities of reproductive justice, and strengthen our relationships with each other.  Cirriculum: Reproductive Justice Curriculum for Congregations

More from Reproductive Justice: UUA: Reproductive Justice

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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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Comments on Medicaid Waiver Application

These comments are filed on behalf of the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ), and address New Jersey’s Section 1115 Demonstration Comprehensive Waiver Application that was made available to the public on September 12, 2011.

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey (UULMNJ) represents the Unitarian Universalists throughout the State of New Jersey. As a faith based community, we believe that access to affordable health care in New Jersey is a human necessity and that Medicaid is an ...

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