Social Action News

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

Reflections on Belgian Colonialism

By Emilie Jarrett and Adrienne Brayman

Emily

Living in Belgium as an expat, it is easy to forget or ignore Belgium’s colonial past. Yet, as we as UUs seek to explore our relationship to white supremacy and to become truly anti-racist, it seems essential to start with understanding … read more.

Webinar on November 25: End Violence against Women

Orange the World

By Beth O’Connell

On the afternoon of November 25, the International Convocation of UU Women (IWC) is hosting a webinar addressing gender-based violence in collaboration with Seng Kynthei, the Women’s Wing of the Unitarian Union of North East India. This ties into the United … read more.

Semeurs de Forêts

by Séverine F.

I got involved with the Semeurs de Forêts through an old friend of mine. She has known me as a tree hugger for a long time, and though she has never hugged a tree, she is involved in trying to find … read more.

Black Lives Matter Protest in Mainz

By Johanna Houkes

Gray clouds covered the sky in Mainz, Germany, on Saturday, June 6th. A few members of UU Rhein-Main got together, maintaining social distance and wearing masks but smiling at each other nonetheless. Seeing people in person again was wonderful after multiple weeks of quarantine. … read more.

Black Lives Matter Protest in Brussels

by Adrienne Brayman

Echoing the protests that we’ve witnessed the past few weeks spreading around the US and indeed the world, on Sunday, June 7, there was a Black Lives Matter protest in Brussels. Allowing it to go ahead was a bit controversial, as gatherings such … read more.