News & Resources

Thanks for Attending our Annual Gathering!

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | November 30, 2023

Thank you to everyone who joined us on October 7th online and in-person for our State-Wide Annual Gathering! It was a joyful celebration of all the ways we have contributed to the movement for justice in 2023, and a sobering look at the growing threats we face as a democracy.

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Coming Soon! UU the Vote 2024

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | November 30, 2023

This spring, we are excited to launch our 2024 North Carolina UU the Vote Campaign. During this critical election cycle, we know that hate and anti-democratic values will be on the ballot in our local, state, and national elections. In order for us to powerfully meet the moment, we’ll need to activate more North Carolina UUs than ever before in our history.

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Celebrating Medicaid Expansion!

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | October 1, 2023

In 2023, we celebrated the largest win that our state justice ministry has ever been a part of – the expansion of Medicaid to over 600,000 people across North Carolina! Since 2021, UU Justice NC has been proud to contribute to the movement for Medicaid Expansion as part of both the NC People’s Budget and Health Action NC Coalitions.

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The Fight for Reproductive Justice Continues

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | August 30, 2023

As Unitarian Universalists, we believe that our bodies are sacred, and that we are each endowed with the twin gifts of agency and conscience. Each of us should have the…

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Join the Friday Action Hour Community

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | August 29, 2023

Since May of 2020, North Carolina UUs and friends have gathered on Fridays to take action and experience the joy and power of community. Every Friday at 11:00am we recap the past week and take action on the issues impacting our state and country.

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Join the Raleigh Rally Squad!

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | April 30, 2023

Now more than ever, we need to be organized and ready to show up at our state capital when our partners call us to action for our democracy, our earth, reproductive justice, racial justice, Medicaid Expansion, and so much more. UU Justice NC is excited to create this “Rally Squad” of UUs who are in relatively close proximity to Raleigh and wish to receive notifications about rallies, protests and vigils in our state’s capital.

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Expand Medicaid Now!

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | May 2, 2022

Expand Medicaid Now! This fall, we continue the fight for Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina in partnership with our friends from the Health Action NC and People’s Budget NC Coalition….

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Carolina Jews & UUs Faith in Action Phonebank!

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | August 1, 2020

Carolina Jews & UUs Faith in Action Phone Bank: 8 Nights of Phone Banking with The New North Carolina Project Foundation This fall, The Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry of NC…

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8th Principle Learning Community

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | July 3, 2020

8th Principle Learning Community We are excited to announce the launch of our North Carolina 8th Principle Learning Community! This monthly Community of Practice gathering has been created¬†for individuals who…

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UU the Vote 2022

By Lisa Garcia-Sampson | May 4, 2020

This fall, our faith calls us powerfully contribute to the democratic process – Voting Love, Defeating Hate, and empowering fellow North Carolinians to vote their values in the mid-term election. Join UU Justice NC in one of our UU the Vote efforts. Whether you like to write postcards, phone bank or volunteer at the polls, we’ve got opportunities for you to take action!

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