Social Justice Bulletin – 10/9/19

Aloha Family,

There are a lot of church and community sponsored events and items to keep up with this time of year concerning justice work. Your Social Justice Council and Rev. T. J. thought this would be a helpful tool for the coming weeks if you are thinking about ways to be involved in some of the justice work at our church and in our surrounding community.

Upcoming Church Events

National Coming Out Day Resource Fair
U of Hawaii, Manoa, Campus Center (outdoors)
Friday, October 11
11 am – 2 pm (set-up 10:30 am)
Come and join this unifying and fun event and represent our community together. If you have any questions or would like to be at the table for an hour or two, email Rev. T. J. at minister@unitariansofhi.org.

Honolulu Pride Parade
Magic Island Parking Lot
Saturday, October 19
Meet at Magic Island at 10 am, parade starts 11 am
This will be a wonderful chance to meet friends from now SEVEN different faith groups marching together. See more here from your amazing planning team: click here.

Family Promise
At home or at a neighbor church
Our amazing Family Promise church organizers are asking for more folks to help with preparing food for Family Promise families or to stay over for a night every so often in a neighbor, partner church. November 3 is an upcoming date for this. For details, email Hilary Parkinson (click here) or Catherine Graham (click here).

Community-Wide Events

Living Wage Hawaii
Interns Needed
If you or someone you know would like to work as an intern with a stellar, driven, and effective organization on a meaningful campaign, you can apply here (or nominate someone, too): intern application. Or you can reach out to Nate Hix at info@livingwagehawaii.com.

Citizenship Workshop – Volunteers Needed
Saturday, November 2
9 am – 3 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church (94-675 Farrington Hwy, Waipahu, HI 96797)
This is an amazing event sponsored and staffed my many friends of our church (Citizenship Hawaii, Local 5, The Legal Clinic, Refugee and Immigrant Law Clinic…and more). Come and help people move along the pathway to citizenship. For those interested there is a mandatory training on October 23 from 5 pm – 7 pm at Unite Here Local 5. Sign up to volunteer by clicking here.

Citizenship Workshop – Sign-up Deadline October 18
If you or someone you know would like to sign up to take part in the citizenship workshop above, the deadline is October 18 to sign up. Here is where you can go to sign up: click here. Please pass this valuable information on. Space is limited.

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