Awareness

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference...”

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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Building an effective social justice program begins with understanding the issues, thinking together to understand the times we live in, the institutional crises we face, the consequences of our behavior and our place in the world. "There can be no excuse for not being aware of injustice, human suffering, inequity in this world." [Adam Foley, University of Delaware, 2016]

Becoming aware takes many forms. For Unitarian Universalists, here are some of the ways:

 

Learn About Issues

Immigration

 

Documents

Immigration News

A Weekly Report by George Clack, UU Congregation of Columbia, MD

Learn About Immigration Legislation

Four Immigration-related bills have been introduced in the 2021 MD General Assembly.

Detailed Information about the Bills

Trust Act Teach-In From CASA:

Universal Representation Teach-in from CASA

Dignity Not Detention Teach-in from CASA

MVA Database Privacy Teach-in from CASA.