Legislative Action

Below are UU groups and interfaith organizations that offer opportunities to engage with justice work by participating in the legislative process and by helping to make marginalized voices heard by those in positions of power.

Regional

Oregon, and the Pacific Western Region

Oregon UU Voices for Justice

This a statewide advocacy network that mobilizes Unitarian Universalists and their congregations to work for public policies in the state of Oregon that embody our UU principles of justice, equity, compassion in human relations and global stewardship.

Website: www.uuvoicesoregon.org/

Health Care for All Oregon

This group works on behalf of all Oregonians to secure affordable health care. The group meets at the First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive St in Eugene. HCAO is a UUCE Justice Network sponsored volunteer organization.

Contact: Kathy Filip, 248-891-9890.

National

UU The Vote

“UU the Vote began as an “all hands on deck” project to articulate UU values in the public square and activate and organize Unitarian Universalists on a mass scale” responding to the call to combat white supremacy, fascism, and other injustice across the country leading up to the 2020 election cycle. They provide trainings and actions for both individuals and whole congregations to take part in. 

Learn More: uuthevote.org

Global

UU College of Social Justice

“The Mission of the UU College of Social Justice is to inspire and sustain effective and spiritually grounded activism for justice.” Founded in 2012 by the UUA and the UU Service Committee, the UUCSJ provides programs for youth, religious professionals, and adults of all ages to take part in experiential learning about injustice, and the intersections of justice and spirituality. 

Learn More: uucsj.org