Category Justice News

Outlet, May’s Justice Partner

May 18th, 2024 by

Due to technical difficulties at the Sunday, May 12 service, the justice partner speaker from Outlet was hard to understand.  Below is the text of their talk.  If you’d like to contact Outlet, their email is: OutletProgram@acs-teens.org.  Their website is: acs-teens.org/what-we-do/outlet/

If … read more.

Proposed Slate of Justice Partners for 2024-25

April 20th, 2024 by

This year the Action Council is proposing the addition of two new partners, Peninsula Food Runners, nominated by Amy and Cal Finch, and There With Care, nominated by Ellen Flamen.  They will replace Ada’s Cafe and California Interfaith Power and Light (CIPL).

Each month the Church … read more.

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Widen the circle of community with Peaceful Presence

April 6th, 2024 by

On the 11th of each month for over seven years, the many congregations of Multifaith Voices for Peace and Justice have come together for a multifaith service. This Thursday, April 11, 7 – 7:30 pm, we of UUCPA host the service, with the theme … read more.

UUCPA Justice Partner, The Opportunity Center is seeking volunteers

March 30th, 2024 by

Help Wanted……..The Opportunity Center at 33 Encinitas Ave, Palo Alto regularly needs volunteers at meal time.  The Center, open 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, provides emergency shelter, food, and case management to adult men and women in Palo Alto. The help needed is … read more.

UUCPA hosts Heart and Home in March – Seeking Dinner Signups

March 23rd, 2024 by

Heart and Home Women’s Shelter arrived at UUCPA on Sunday, March 3, and is here for 6 weeks. So we need some dinner sign-ups! You will be signing up to bring a dinner for 12-15 with an entree and sides. (Drinks, plates, salad dressing are … read more.

Fair Trade Chocolate for Spring

March 23rd, 2024 by

If you’re planning to buy chocolate for Easter or Mother’s Day or other Springtime events, the Action Council urges you to consider fair trade chocolate.   Much of the world’s chocolate (and coffee and tea) is grown and harvested by children, some of them in … read more.

Suggest a Justice Partner by March 27

March 23rd, 2024 by

Would you like to suggest a non-profit organization for Justice Partner?  Each month the Church supports a social justice organization by donating one Sunday’s plate collection to the organization.  Suggestions for new partners and support for existing partners should be sent to the Action Council … read more.

Community Speaker Series Event, March 6 (UUCPA co-sponsored)

March 2nd, 2024 by

The Action Council of the UUCPA has joined the Becoming Beloved Community Task Force at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church as a co-sponsor for their free speaker series, Community, Faith, and Racial Justice. They have invited us to attend the first talk by Dr. Lerone A. Martin, Professor and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute for Research and Education at Stanford University entitled, Soul Force: Martin Luther King, Jr., The Triple Evils and American Democracy

Anyone may attend and admission is free, but we would love people to register so we can plan seating. tinyurl.com/march6speaker.

Announcing Two UUCPA Endorsements

February 23rd, 2024 by

This message is to inform the congregation that the Board of Trustees has voted for UUCPA to co-sponsor the following two efforts:

1.     A speaker series to be offered by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palo Alto entitled Community, Faith, and Racial Justice.  The series begins on March 6.  … read more.

Action Council Endorsement: Community, Faith, and Racial Justice

February 10th, 2024 by

This message is to inform the congregation that the Action Council has agreed to be a co-sponsor of a speaker series to be offered by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palo Alto entitled Community, Faith, and Racial Justice.  The series begins on March 6.  You can find … read more.