OUR SOCIAL JUSTICE PROGRAM
ENGAGING OUR CONGREGATION AND OUR COMMUNITY IN RESPONSIBLE AND EFFECTIVE SOCIAL ACTION.
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH OF HONOLULU IS A WELCOMING CONGREGATION, DEDICATED TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY,
CIVIL RIGHTS & RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, INHERENT WORTH & DIGNITY AND COMPASSION.
Social Justice is a cornerstone of the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu.
The Social Justice program engages and supports our congregational social action.
The Social Justice Council serves as the leadership team for our program.
First Unitarian Has A Long History Of Helping To Found Such Groups As Planned Parenthood Of Hawaii, ACLU Of Hawaii, League Of Women Voters Of Hawaii, And Hawaii Interfaith Power & Light (HIPL). First Unitarian Is Also Highly Engaged In Study And Action In The “Black Lives Matter” Movement.
The Council Prioritizes Social Action As A Church Through 4 Justice Action Themes:
Reproductive, Economic, `Aina (environmental) and Learning.
CURRENT SOCIAL JUSTICE COUNCIL ACTION GROUPS INCLUDE:
Our Whole Lives (OWL)
Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Disabilities – Visible And Invisible
Repudiating The Doctrine Of Discovery
Black Lives Matter
A Dialog On Race And Ethnicity (A.D.O.R.E.)
LEARNING JUSTICE & TRANSFORMATION
Equity – Access To Quality Schools, Teachers, Connectivity And Devices
Learning Transformation – Support On Both Sides Of The Digital Divide
Nurture- Attention To Each To Enable Learning
The Social Justice Council (SJC) is elected by the Congregation to support church and congregant social justice concerns and programs.
The SJC meets on the third Tuesday of each month and welcomes your participation then, or at any time. Email Us!