The Civic Engagement group meets regularly to bring timely justice actions to each Sunday worship service. We pick important issues for letters, postcards, petitions, and phone calls. In addition, we network with other justice and faith groups in Phoenix and beyond.
Recent Civic Actions
Are You on the Early Voting List? / Refugee Welcome Center Needs for May
Refugee Welcome Center Needs for May / Responding to Threat to Roe v. Wade
- The IRC Welcome Center is in desperate need of certain items. See specific items needed this month and details on how to provide them.
- Many people are concerned about threats to Roe v. Wade. If you want to take action to support this human right, here are two resources for you:
Crucial Needs at Welcome Center / Sign Initiative Petitions
- The IRC Welcome Center is a crucial overnight way station for immigrants to shower and get clean clothing for their journeys to sponsors around the country. There is a desperate need for certain clothing items, especially men’s and women’s underwear. If you are able to, please go to their Amazon Wish List and look for the items of highest priority.
- When the AZ Legislature fails to address obvious injustices, the AZ Constitution allows citizens to propose laws. Each Sunday, we will be gathering signatures on three petitions on the issues of voting rights, dark money and caps on medical debt. It’s crucial that 237,645 signatures be gathered on all of these by early July. Find other locations where you can sign.
Older notifications are viewable in our Civic Engagement archives.
Interested in Joining Us?
This document provides information about our mission and activities, how often we meet, and what we expect of our members: Civic Engagement Team. For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
UU Justice Arizona (UUJAZ)
In addition to weekly Civic Engagement actions, members of UUCP may participate with UU Justice Arizona (UUJAZ), a network of eleven AZ UU congregations. UUJAZ coordinates and promotes statewide justice efforts among UUs, including our annual UU Day at the Legislature. See the UUJAZ web page for more information, or visit their Facebook page.