Subscribe to gulfcoast-advocacy and join advocacy efforts for a just recovery in the Gulf Coast.
is a moderated list of the UUA Advocacy & Witness Programs to share advocacy
efforts, news, and ideas for a just recovery in the Gulf Coast area devastated
by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and by the lack of a coordinated and
comprehensive relief and rebuilding effort. Action alerts on national
legislation and organizing campaigns will be shared, along with stories of
congregational efforts. Issues of economic, environmental, and racial justice
will be addressed.
Additional Advocacy Resources
Network A Clearinghouse for organizations working for a just recover
in the Gulf.
Worker JusticeGulf Coast Commission on Reconstruction Equity calls
for Fair Contracting, Enforcement of Worker Health and Safety Protections,
Career Ladders and First Source Jobs and Contracting.
InvestingThere are many socially responsible funds
bringing badly needed capital in the gulf region by investing in community
credit unions, loan funds, and small businesses.
KatrinaCoordinated campaigns six months and one
year after the hurricane are being led by the Gamaliel Foundation and other
faith-based and community organizations.
For more information contact web @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Thursday, August 2, 2012.
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