By Sue Blain. Green America is a great source of information about things we can do in our everyday lives for a cleaner environment. A couple of examples from their archives include 21 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Recycle and 13 Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Your Home. The recycling article includes links for where you can recycle variousContinue reading “Want some great ideas for a green life?”
As a congregation, we voted to update our investment selection for the church endowment to a Socially Responsible fund offered by Calvert. The Executive Committee brought the issue to light at a forum and the congregation agreed that this was an important aspect of being committed to social action. Calvert fund holdings are screened onContinue reading “Socially Responsible Investments”
UUSG participated in the Peace Flag Project by creating beautiful images of peace on fabric squares. Members & friends connected via Zoom to work on their contribution showing what peace means to them. The squares will be mailed to be sewn together and displayed on a city building in Half Moon Bay, CA. The flagContinue reading “Peace Flag”
This fall, The Social Action Committee reviewed the UU the Vote effort. Members took action by joining existing “get out the vote” campaigns such as Vote Forward to write letters to voters in swing states. The letters focus on why voting is important, instead of urging people to vote for a specific candidate. Letter writersContinue reading “UU the Vote”
You can make a difference by helping wonderful organizations online. Online petitions and other actions work by virtue of the number of people who participate—their effectiveness depends on widespread involvement. Sign on, and encourage your friends to support causes they believe in. [Read more…]
About the SAC
The UUSG Social Action Committee looks for ways to help spread love and kindness while working for justice throughout Greater Gardner and the world.