Nominations Open for 2020-21 Justice Partners

Each month the Church supports a social justice organization by donating one Sunday’s plate collection to the organization.  The Action Council will review the current and proposed recipients and present a slate for 2020-21 at the Annual Meeting on April 19, 2020 for a congregational vote. If you would like to nominate an organization to support or voice your support for a currently supported organization, please email actioncouncil@uucpa.org or call one of us, before Sat, Feb 29.

Factors that are given priority in creating the slate of organizations are:

  • UUCPA congregants actively involved with the group;
  • A preference for local groups;
  • Who they serve and what they do;
  • What is their funding base and will our donation have an impact;
  • A balance of causes among different issues, such as poverty, environment, etc.

For nominations of new organizations, please provide information to help the Action Council with our decision, including:

  • Organization name and location;
  • Organization website;
  • Who they serve and what they do;
  • Your relationship with the group.

UUCPA is supporting the following organizations for the current fiscal year (2019-20):

  • California Interfaith Power and Light
  • California Clean Money Campaign
  • Hotel de Zink
  • South Bay Sanctuary Covenant
  • Outlet
  • Stevenson House
  • Ada’s Cafe
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Abilities United
  • Parents Helping Parents
  • Heart and Home
  • Acterra

More information is on the website: www.uucpa.org/justice/justice-partners

Thank you from Action Council:

Kristi Iverson (Chair), Edie Keating, Sally Ahnger, Karen Skold, Tina Kochel, Jane Glauz, Jessica Martin, Jeb Eddy actioncouncil@uucpa.org

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