Justice & Service

All our youth programming includes chances to explore and celebrate our various identities, learn about issues of injustice and oppression, and do service. These particular opportunities are more focused on these aspects of youth ministry.

Racial Justice Weekends

These are weekends supported by Regional Staff introducing youth to issues of identity and oppression. Race is a central focus although other issues of identities are also explored. You can find these listed on the Youth Conferences page.

A group of youth of color hang out!

Thrive

Thrive is an annual event for youth of color run by UUA Youth and Young Adult Office Staff and supported by CER Staff. Learn more about Thrive.

Participants in conversation at the UU-UNO's Intergenerational Spring Seminar

UU-UNO Spring Seminary

The UU United Nations Spring Seminar is an annual multigenerational UUA run program in our Region. Find out more about UU-UNO Spring Seminary.

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Activate Your Community: Love Resists!

This weekend long version of the UU College of Social Justice Activate program will offer youth, youth advisors, and chaperones an opportunity to deepen their understanding of opportunities for youth engagement in social justice activism, guided by Unitarian Universalist values and practices.

Service Trips

We support congregations in networking to find locations for service trips. Contact Regional Staff for assistance.

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UU College of Social Justice

The UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) provides trainings for youth, service trips for youth, and support in planning cluster and congregational service trips. Visit the UUCSJ site for current offerings.

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CER Youth Calendar

  • World Food Day

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    From International Programs of the UUA
    Learn more about World Food Day and how to mark this holiday, celebrated annually on October 16.
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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    From International Programs of the UUA
    Celebrate International Day for the Eradication of Poverty every year on October 17.
  • Small Congregation Check-In OCT 19

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    From MidAmerica Events
    A time for leaders of small congregations in the MidAmerica Region and elsewhere to check-in about the challenges UU religious communities face.
  • Congregational Leaders Check-In October 20

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    From MidAmerica Events
    We will respond directly to the challenges that congregations are encountering during this time of finding new ways to be in religious community.
  • SR Presidents' Gathering (October 20)

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    From Southern Region
    Presidents' Gatherings are an ONLINE space for Presidents, Presidents-Elect, Past Presidents, and Vice Presidents to create a community of learning and...

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