For questions about the Social Justice Calendar, email sjmt@rruuc.org

August

All Summer Long – Stuff Nancy’s Office with Food Items to support kids at South Lake Elementary.  This is the most food insecure time of the year, as children do not have their school lunches.  Please donate as much as you can!

All Summer Long – Take Action to End Family Separation at the Border –  There are three things you can do – (1) UUSC.org – click act now; (2) Raicestexas.org –  to donate fees for legal support of families at the border; and (3) – vote!

4-10th – West Virginia Service Learning Trip. RRUUC’s annual multigenerational service trip to War, WV to work with Big Creek People in Action. Participants work on projects in the community, take part in community activities, and learn about the people and culture of the area.

12th – Peaceful Counter Protests to white nationalist marching in DC. All Souls member, Constance Young, will speak; Commencing at Confederate Monument Judiciary and ending at Freedom Plaza.

De-escalation training in preparation for this day is ongoing throughout the summer. Sponsor: Stand Up for Racial Justice

14th Serving at Shepherd’s Table – (2nd Tuesday of every month) Peter and Kathy Benjamin; 8106 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910; www.shepherdstable.org

17th – Black Lives Matter Vigil –at RRUUC at 6:30pm

26h Extend the Offering to Support McPAW – Sponsored by the Animal Ministry Task Force. All collected gifts will go to support Montgomery Country Partners for Animal Well Being (McPAW). Contact: Leigh Scott.

26th – Serving Together – Animal Ministry -at RRUUC after the 10am Sunday Service.  Numerous fun projects and activities to assist animal shelters and animals. Contact: Leigh Scott

September

7th – Black Lives Matter Vigil – Every Friday Night at RRUUC at 6:30 pm

11th – Serving at Shepherd’s Table – (2nd Tuesday of every month) Peter and Kathy Benjamin; 8106 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910; www.shepherdstable.org

16th– InterFaith Unity Walk – 1:45-6pm walk down Mass Ave in DC. Participants visit houses of worship in a public celebration of different faiths and cultures in our region. InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington Contact:  www.incmw.org

22nd – Save the Date – Democracy Bootcamp at RRUUC – –more info coming!  Contact Vonna Heaton