International Justice and Action: UU Office at the United Nations

Resources for Further Engagement with Food Equity and Sustainability

After attending the Intergenerational Spring Seminar April 9-11, the Unitarian Universalist Office at the United Nations (UU@UN) hopes that all participants will continue engagement with the office and with the issues discussed, such as supporting BIPOC-led food and farming initiatives, and advocating for policies to create climate justice locally and globally.

Our esteemed presenters, partners, and volunteers have provided the following information and resources for continued engagement (grouped roughly based on topic). We're happy to add more - send additional resources to and we can update this list!

Opportunities for Individuals to Take Action

Learn More and Get Involved

Check out the Planning Committee's 2021 Seminar Resource Guide (PDF)! Click around to delve further into this year's theme "All In for Climate Justice: Food Equity and Sustainability." The Resource Guide contains:

  • UUA and UN Context and Statements

  • Valuable articles based on Spring Seminar themes

  • Organizations relating to Climate & Food Justice

  • Book & Film recommendations

Action for Climate Justice

  • Join the Project Drawdown UU Initiative
    Unitarian Universalists and friends are invited to join the UU team as part of the Drawdown EcoChallenge. Between March 20 and June 15, 2021 you'll choose actions you will take on a one-time or daily basis that further the solutions of Project Drawdown. Some actions are recommendations that strategically support both Drawdown AND building the UU Climate Justice Movement.

Action for Food Justice

    Action Steps for Food Sovereignty from Soul Fire Farm. These food sovereignty action steps were compiled by the Soul Fire Farm community and Northeast Farmers of Color alliance. This document is designed for anyone who has ever asked, “How can I help make the food system more just?”It is divided into seven sections:
    • Strategy #1: Policy Platform
    • Strategy #2: Individual Actions
    • Strategy #3: Reparations
    • Strategy #4: Alliance Building
    • Strategy #5: Internal Organizational Transformation
    • Strategy #6: Grantmaking and Funding
    • Strategy #7: Self-Reflection and Education
  • Learn about and get involved with sustainable farming and food forests like these:

Join a Network to Connect and Share

Interested in Climate and Food Justice? Want to take action and build your network? You are invited to join the "All In for Climate Justice: Food Equity and Sustainability" Group in Create Climate Justice Net (CCJnet). This will be an ongoing way to stay in touch with people who are passionate about climate and food justice, whether or not you were able to attend the 2021 Intergenerational Seminar. It's a place to find out about and share resources and opportunities for action.

Resources for Congregations Taking Action