“Life for women in Bolivia is difficult. ‘Machismo’ culture is deeply entrenched. Sexism, misogyny, and violence are everyday occurrences. Many women are economically inactive and have limited job opportunities.”
So explains Calixta Choque Churata, leader of a project in Bolivia for women which is … read more.
In the process of transitioning to become EUU’s Social Action Coordinator, I am reviewing the body of work that Jodi Stolzenbach (At-Large) and Diana Smith (UU Paris) are leaving behind — five years’ worth —as they also transition to lend their … read more.
Our EUU members are active in a wide range of charities within their communities as well as globally. Many of us respond to the needs we perceive in society by contributing our time, guidance, expertise, clothing, food, money, etc. Service may also consist … read more.
The founders of The Story Store and editors of the book Warum wir hier sind will attend the November retreat in Bad Homburg and lead a workshop. You may recall hearing about them, as they received a social action grant last year.
Members of NUUF, the Netherlands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, helped lead part of the continuous 24/7 worship in a church asylum program in The Hague. Eva Kortekaas has written about their experience and also about the success of the church asylum and its implications for … read more.
The EUU Coordinating Council has authorized Social Action to consider contributions to local community or fellowship projects again this year, so we strongly encourage you to submit a request for support.
Examples of projects you could request funds for:
administrative and legal help in social justice matters
banners … read more.
For the past several years, Jodi Stolzenbach has worked tirelessly to coordinate social action activities across EUU. More recently, Diana Smith joined her as co-coordinator. Together, their tasks have ranged from organizing the collections of eyeglasses, corks, bags, and more at retreats, to … read more.
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