is your congregation doing about the Minimum Wage issue?
1st Unitarian Church of
- About a dozen members participate
in Action Alerts from UUSJ, which has a Task Force on Economic Justice
2nd Unitarian Church of
- Second Unitarian Church's
Social Justice Council is reviewing a grassroots organization that is
specifically working on the issue of local jobs and living wage campaigns
on the northside of Chicago. The organization is called the Northside
Action for Justice, and they have developed a campaign around the "big
box" Target store being developed in the Uptown community to do
the right thing and provide a livable wage, and benefits.
Countryside Church UU
- We are having a statewide
planning group meet at our congregation
Northshore Unitarian Church
- Individuals are supporting
this politically on their own
- We're also part of Lake
County United which is supporting the development of more low income
housing, more public transportation, a new low income nursing home and
a charter school in Waukegan
Unitarian Church of Evanston
- We held a service over the
summer on Distributive Justice from the book How Much Do We Deserve.
It raised the issue of economic justice among other things.
- We plan to do more on this
for UUSC Justice Sunday in March, 2010 which will be about economic