Sigrid Van Eepoel reports that following Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s climate leadership, Brussels’ teens have skipped school for the first five Thursdays of 2019 to march through the streets of the capital of Belgium and the EU. Their call for political action on climate change … read more.
Social Action News
What’s new in social action in EUU – including in the fellowships.
In November 2018, the Prague Unitarians (International Unitarian Church of Prague) organized an art exhibition, Everyone’s Original, to raise money for a local charity, Amelie, that supports cancer patients and their families.
David Wadmore, one of the organizers, has written a guide to how it was … read more.
The various collections for Social Action at the Fall Retreat in Cologne were very successful. Read the report from Diana and Jodi, the Social Action Co-Coordinators here.
(Updated 20 Jan 2019)
Those who check the website regularly may recall that over the summer, EUU awarded six social action grants to charities and organizations proposed by fellowships. Those organizations are as follows:
Oasis, proposed by Brussels;
the Story Store, proposed by Wiesbaden;
the Refugee Task Force, proposed … read more.
The Social Action section of the website contains new details about items Social Action are collecting at the fall retreat in Cologne to donate to various charities.
Dear EUU Youth and EUU Parents,
The Janos Sigismund Unitarian Academy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania has once again offered to host EUU Youth this fall:
– Two EUU Youth (15-18 years) have been invited to participate in an international youth conference the school is organizing (22-28 September, 2018). … read more.
(Note July 30 deadline at bottom of post!)
Dear EUU Members,
The EUU Coordinating Council has authorized the Social Action Coordinators to make decisions about charitable contributions within their budget and strongly encourage you to submit a request to us for support.
– administrative and legal help in … read more.