Category: Social Action News

What’s new in social action in EUU – including in the fellowships.

Room with No View

By Bonnie Friedmann, EUU Secretary and member-at-large

On our recent honeymoon visit to the US over the summer, my German husband and I did something vacationers don’t often do – we visited an American prison. It was the first time either of us have been inside … read more.

EUU Social Action Committee Wants to Hear from You!

The Social Action Committee (Terri Michos, Tina Huesing, Barbara Woodard, Tony Zamparutti, Gevene Hertz and Peter Jarrett) would like all Unifier readers to know of its existence and its activities. One of our current projects involves supporting the translation into English of a book telling the … read more.

The Huge Costs of Pesticide Use

by EUU Social Action Committee member Peter Jarrett, UUFP (Paris)

Recently I have been reading a number of media articles on pesticide use. I had already thought of these chemical agents as detrimental to human health as well as to the natural environment through their unintended … read more.

CSW67: Empowering Women and Girls in the Digital Age

by Beth O’Connell, EUU and UUFP member, and vice-president of IWC

The annual meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women will take place March 6-17, and as always the International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women (IWC) will be there in person and online. … read more.

Místní místním – Local Locals (Prague UU/IUCP Social Action)

by EUU Social Action Committee member Barbara Woodard, IUCP (Prague)

Photo: https://www.praguemorning.cz/

The UU English speaking congregation of Prague dedicated their Christmas service offering to Místní místním (Local Locals) for the purchase of food and drink vouchers which will be given to people living on the street.

Místní … read more.

Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Cultivating Peace is life practice. Our speaker, Alastair McIntosh, brings his leadership on the practice and the real-world impact to our next retreat.

Europe is experiencing the greatest threat to peace on our soil since WWII, and many of us have personal relationships with those … read more.

Calling Young UU Women around the World

(Updated Feb 3)

by Beth O’Connell
UUFP (Paris) and IWC Vice President

Do you want to make friends with young Unitarian and Unitarian-Universalist women around the globe?  Women 18 to 35 in our fellowships throughout Europe are invited to join a new virtual program sponsored by the International … read more.