YUUR Voice TV
An original educational series by the Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of NJ
- Do you want to get involved in your congregation’s UULMNJ activities but need more information?
- Are you on a UULMNJ task force and want to take it to the next level?
- Does your social justice or senior youth group want to hold an educational viewing and discussion?
Episode 1: UULMNJ Executive Director, Rev. Craig Hirshberg, sits down with local experts to discuss New Jersey’s affordable housing crisis. Hear from Rev. Eric Dobson, co-founder of Open Communities and founder of Planting Seeds of Hope, and Joyce Campbell, Associate Executive Director for External Affairs for Catholic Charities of New Jersey and Vice Chair of Anti Poverty Network of New Jersey.
The New Jim Crow
Episode 2: Rev. Craig, moderates a discussion on mass incarceration in an age of color blindness. Hear from Alexander Shalom, Senior Staff Attorney at American Civil Liberties Union of NJ; Rosanne Scotti, New Jersey State Director of the Drug Policy Alliance; and Al Stawsky, UULMNJ Ending the New Jim Crow Task Force Chair.
Episode 3: What is climate change? Why should we be concerned about it? Rev. Craig facilitates this conversation with Jim Walsh, Mid-Atlantic Regional Director at Food and Water Watch; Jeff Tittel, Director of the NJ Chapter of the Sierra Club; Rohn Hein, attorney and chair of the UULMNJ Environmental Protection Task Force.
Episode 4: UULMNJ Immigration Task Force Chair, Ted Fetter, sits down with local experts to discuss immigration detention. Hear from Bill Westerman, co-founder of First Friends; Sally Pallay, Program Director at First Friends of NY/NJ; and former detainee, Papa Faye.
Faces of the Undocumented
Episode 5: We welcome back Ted Fetter who gets to know the undocumented immigrant with Stuart Sydenstricker, founding Board member of Wind of the Spirit and Ana Bonilla-Martinez, Mexican immigrant with youthful status and current Wind of the Spirit Board member.