Racial Justice

THE 8th PRINCIPLE

“We, the member congregations of the UUA, covenant to affirm and promote: journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.”

The 8th Principle, incorporated into the UUCE bylaws at the Annual Meeting on June 13, 2021.

Challenging Racism, Putting Love into Action

We work to help the church to become aware of and dismantle racism and systemic white privilege in our community, our state, our nation and our world. 

Meetings to resume in September, usually occurring on the first Sunday of the month following Coffee Hour,

Questions? Contact challengingracism@uueugene.org

UU Refugee Sanctuary Project

The mission of the Refugee Sanctuary Project is to educate ourselves and the congregation about issues concerning refugees and immigrants; to provide direct aid to refugees in the Eugene-Springfield area; and to combat hate speech and Islamophobia.

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

The Black Lives UU Organizing Collective is committed to expanding the power and capacity of Black UUs within our faith, as well as providing support, information and resources for Black Unitarian Universalists, and Justice-making and liberation throughout our faith” (blacklivesuu.org). 

Learn More at blacklivesuu.org

Side With Love

Side With Love is a public advocacy campaign seeking to harness Love’s Power to stop oppression, sponsored by the UUA. Their site is full of excellent resources for justice groups in addition to current ways to take action. 

Learn More at sidewithlove.org