First Unitarian Justice Groups
These are justice programs that are operated and supported by church members.
Adult Language, Literacy & Citizenship
Serving immigrant adults in the community.
Contact: Connie Molecke, firstname.lastname@example.org
After School Tutoring
Providing one-on-one tutoring to at risk students in our neighborhood.
Contact: Carol Oslund, email@example.com
Our primary focus is global warming as we care for the Earth through both study and action. Contact: Marilyn O’Boyle, firstname.lastname@example.org
First U is One of several area churches and synagogues that provide support and meals to Albuquerque families who are experiencing homelessness, for a week every quarter. Contact: Peggy Whitmore, email@example.com
Shopping, packing, and distributing food to those in need via drive-through distribution operations. Contact: Rachel Jarrell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Immigrant Justice Task Force
Supporting the rights, dignity, and well-being of the immigrant community and working for justice, equity, and compassion for local immigrant neighbors. Contact: Martha Ketelle, email@example.com
LGBTIQ+ Welcoming Congregation
First U value’s sexuality and gender diversity and see it as a spiritual gift by creating inclusive religious communities and work for LGBTIQ+ justice and equity as a core part of who we are. Contact: Ollie Bradstreet, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Justice Groups
First Unitarian interacts with, and is a member of, a variety of community and statewide justice groups.
An alliance of congregations seeking wholeness for our community as we learn, serve, and advocate with those living on the margins. Contact: Peggy Whitmore, email@example.com
Twenty-five unions, churches, and schools working together to promote citizen participation in the democratic process. Contact: Martha Ketelle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Albuquerque Interfaith Power & Light
Works for climate justice by mobilizing faith communities, faith leaders and people of faith to reduce the causes and consequences of global climate change. Core belief is that active care of the natural world is integral to spiritual life and social justice. Contact: Marilyn O’Boyle, email@example.com
Alliance for Local Economic Prosperity
Working to establish public banking to keep our public revenue safe, local and working in New Mexico communities. Contact: Angela Merkert, firstname.lastname@example.org
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
The UUSC, together with its grassroots partners, advances human rights world-wide and mentors’ young people in justice activism. The UUSC provides justice resources to UU churches and is supported by the Guest at Your Table program. Contact: Kenny Jones, email@example.com