WV Congregations Lead Demonstrations for SSL
The New River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, in Beckley, WV has coordinated two interfaith demonstrations. The theme was Standing On the Side of Love. They joined the UU Congregation of Charleston for a third demonstration on the same topic.
The Lewisburg Interfaith Fellowship, Quakers and Unitarian Universalists from the area participated in a demonstration in Lewisburg on October 29 at the Green Space. A second demonstration was held in Beckley in Word Park on November 10. A third demonstration took place in Charleston at Haddad Riverfront Park, Nov. 15 and was part of the 2nd Annual WV Welcomes Refugees event. Members of the UU Congregation, Charleston, WV also participated.
Issues that were upheld included Standing on the Side of Love, Ban Walls of Hate, Black Lives Matter, Gun Control Now, Words Matter, Let Go of Fear, Live in Love, LGBTQ Lives Matter, and Practice Love.
The events received local news coverage from both television and newspaper reporters.