When an international injustice has been identified, and a congregation exerts its power to bring it to an end, it is engaging in Justice-making and Advocacy. Often this is done successfully through secular or interfaith coalitions. Sometimes it involves participating with an organization that has already developed an action plan. Other times a congregation develops its own unique ministry.
Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations are invited to use the following check-list as a way of evaluating the inclusion of Justice-making and Advocacy in their international engagement:
If your congregation fulfills two or more of these examples of Justice-making and Advocacy programs, you’re well on the way towards integrating this aspect of international engagement.
Please consider choosing one or two additional elements to grow into over the next 1-3 years.
If there are other ways in which your congregation is involved with Justice-making and Advocacy… Internationally, please share them with the UUA’s International Resources Office (IRO).
Justice-making and Advocacy are very comprehensively supported by UUA departments and international UU organizations. Below are suggestions for organizations/departments to collaborate with:
For more information contact international @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Monday, March 25, 2013.
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