First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, “UUHonolulu” is a welcoming congregation, dedicated to marriage equality, civil rights and religious freedom, inherent worth and dignity, and compassion.
Social Justice is a cornerstone of UUHonolulu.
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 5 Justice Action Themes:
Reproductive, Racial and Ethnic, Economic,
`Aina (environmental) and Learning Justice.
Our Whole Lives (OWL)
Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Disabilities – Visible And Invisible
RACIAL and ETHNIC JUSTICE
Repudiating The Doctrine Of Discovery
Black Lives Matter
A Dialog On Race And Ethnicity (A.D.O.R.E.)
Jubilee Anti-Racism Training
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!