UUJEC Seeks Volunteers

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Please, examine this task force list to decide where you can make your best impact on the world. When you find one (or two), click on the adjacent survey monkey link. Each link opens an eight-question survey that asks when and how you can meet with other interested members.

Program Task Forces

  • Health Care Leader: Judy Deutsch https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9CSTZM3 — The Health Care Task Force works for health equity. We’re concerned about access to health care and the quality of health care. This task force works with the UUA to implement the Action of Immediate Witness, COVID-19 Pandemic: Justice, Healing, Courage. As part of this program, we support Medicare for All and congregation-based organizing for personal and social wellness.
  • Green New Deal Leader: Lucy Hitchcock https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9YZVWSP — The Green New Deal task force explores and educates on the natural, industrial, social, political and economic causes and consequences of climate change and the actions of prevention and restoration in which we can engage. The GND task force sponsors a webinar once a month, assembles resources on our web pages, and invites participation in our work and community.
  • Reparations for Racism Leader: Carl McCargo https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9CB9W6Z — The Reparations for Racism task force 1) studies the economic impacts of slavery and racism and 2) promotes restorative justice for those who have lost so much. The workshops this task force sponsors at General Assembly are very popular.
  • Housing Justice Leader: Sally Gellert https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9JYGXCC — This new task force will address such issues as homelessness, exploitation of renters and borrowers, and discrimination in home sales and valuation.

Operational Task Forces

  • UUJEC Web Site Redesign Leader: Sally Gellert https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9QL2DR3 — This new task force will coordinate a re-design of the UUJEC web site to make it both easier to use and more informative.
  • Newsletter Leader: Sally Gellert https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9JX9SBR — This new task force will coordinate the production of our newsletter, UUJEC News & Views, which is a very important way that UUJEC communicates with congregations around the country.
  • Webinars Leader: Terry Lowman https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9QG2WFS — This new task force will coordinate our webinar program, which is an important tool for educating both ourselves and the larger community.
  • Economic Justice Award Leader: Rachel Bennet-Steury https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9W7X56J — This new task force will promote, coordinate, and grant UUJEC’s biennial Economic Justice Award, which recognizes the UU congregation that operates the best economic justice program.

Support our economic justice work with your tax-deductible donation. You can also visit our website to become a member.