Category: Social Justice Committee

Social Action Committee

by Rick Haas

Please consider being available to give rides to the polls for this year’s elections. The Social Action Committee is considering advertising an email address and phone number for people to contact. If people offer availability, we will connect callers with volunteers for rides. 

Also, … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

Sign up to be on the UUCGF voter registration action team.  Contact Diane Collins if interested. We will meet and strategize after I hear from you. Registering people to vote is an important action we can take to prepare for the 2020 presidential election. … read more.

Social Action Committee: June 2019

by Diane Collins

Diane Collins shared with the group at our May meeting that she will be resigning as the chairperson. Her almost three year tenure has been thoroughly gratifying. Her initial involvement as chair was sparked by the films shown in the spring of 2016 by … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The next meeting of the UUCGF Social Action Committee will be on Sunday, May 12, 2019, after service. All members and friends are welcome to attend.  We will be discussing:

14 – major Compassion and Choices Lobby Day in Albany

24 – National Voter Registration … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The Social Action Committee will be hosting several “Friday Night Forum events during April. Films start at 7 p.m. at UUCGF.

Our UU Caring for the Earth film series called “Celebrating Climate Champions” with guest speakers leading discussions are:

April 5th –W. S. Merwin’s … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The Social Action Committee will be hosting several “Friday Night Forum” events in the next two months:

March 15, 2019 Friday, 7 p.m. “The Economic and Social Implications of Legalizing Marijuana” – Steve Ruzbacki, 2016 Green Party candidate for State Senate, recently earned a … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

No meeting took place in January. Focus of this report is on the following collaborative films being shown in the Crandall Public Library Community Room in February.

NY Transition

opens their spring “In
the Public Interest” film series:

2/4/19 – Monday – 6:30 pm – Truth to Power … read more.

Holiday Sharing Program 2018

by Steve Baratta

New Year,” and an effusive “Thank You” to everyone who
participated in this year’s sharing of good will with those decidedly
less fortunate.  In this year’s Holiday Sharing Program, with
help from Will Aitcheson and Diane Collins, we were able to donate
green wool hats and money for books … read more.

Report from the Social Action Committee

By Diane Collins

On the first Monday of every month the Social Action Committee includes an insert in the Sunday Order of Service. We hope to share our interests and actions with the Congregation in this way.

The January 6, 2019 insert addresses the climate crisis … read more.


by Stephen Baratta

This year we will be doing something different for our Adopt-a-Family program at Christmas. Steve Baratta and Nanson Serrianne (thanks to Nanson for taking this project on alone for so many years) will be working in conjunction with Will Aitcheson and Diane Collins … read more.