Northwest Dining For Women Chapter Participates in Area Event

For the fourth consecutive year, north Georgia Dining for Women chapter members, including those from our own Northwest chapter, gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta on Dec 6, 2015. In addition to the wonderful opportunity to socialize, we met Marsha Wallace, co-founder of DFW and Beth Ellen Holimon, the Executive Director. We also watched a video to learn […]

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Acting for Environmental Justice

On December 6, 2015 Northwest members let their feet do the talking – standing in solidarity with demonstrators at the Paris Climate Conference. After the terrorist attacks in Paris in November, French authorities banned demonstrators from assembling to voice their demands for meaningful action on climate change. So demonstrators instead left their shoes – over 20,000 pairs of them – […]

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People’s Climate March – Atlanta

Northwest members Dave Zenner, Ruth and Mani Subramanian, Roland DeWitt, Jay Kiskel and Helen Borland joined UUs from other metro Atlanta congregations participated in the People’s Climate March on November 29, 2015. The People’s Climate March was a worldwide event designed to demonstrate to world leaders who are meeting at the Paris Climate Conference that there is global commitment for […]

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Northwest Members Attend Mountain Board Meeting

Two Northwest members, Mani Subramanian and Jay Kiskel, attended the November 21 – 22, 2015 Board meeting of The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center located near Highlands, NC. The Mountain Board has the responsibility of ensuring that the mission and vision of The Mountain are carried out and that core Unitarian Universalist values are reflected in The Mountain’s activities and […]

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North Georgia Social Justice Cluster Meeting

Northwest members Jay Kiskel and Helen Borland joined 20 other Unitarian Universalists at the North Georgia Social Justice Cluster quarterly meeting on November 7, 2015 at Emerson UU Congregation. The social justice cluster meetings, which rotate locations, started in August 2014. The meetings provide a venue for UUs from the North Georgia area to exchange social justice ideas and action […]

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October 17 — Northwest UUC Social Justice Supports Habitat for Humanity Build

On Saturday 10/17, ten Northwest members participated with 30 members of three other faith communities in the first day of a home construction project on Palm Drive in East Point, organized by Habitat for Humanity.  This home will be purchased by the Colvard family and will bring improved economic security to them and to their new community.  Habitat for Humanity has […]

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Northwest Celebrates Atlanta’s 45th Pride Parade

Unitarian Universalists from across the Atlanta metro area joined together on October 11, 2015 to celebrate the 45th annual Atlanta Pride Parade. The Northwest Social Justice team made sure that the Northwest congregation was well represented. Wearing the Unitarian Universalist Association’s signature Standing on the Side of Love yellow t-shirts, UUs marched, hugged, high-fived, sang and engaged in the general […]

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North Georgia Social Justice Cluster

Three members from Northwest, Helen Borland, Dave Zenner and Jay Kiskel, attended the Georgia Social Justice Cluster held on July 25, 2015 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett.  Northwest members were among the 20 Unitarians Universalists from seven UU congregations in attendance.  This meeting held focused discussions on social and environmental justice, which included immigration, voting rights, racial justice (Black Lives Matter) and […]

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Celebration of Equal Marriage

Northwest’s minister, the Rev. Terry Davis, joined eight other Georgia Unitarian Universalist ministers in a celebration of marriage following the historical U.S. Supreme Court decision that provided “equal dignity in the eyes of the law” for all who wish to marry. Over 250 people attended the wedding ceremony held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) on July 12, […]

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June 27 Our Heros

Tonight, Rev Clark Olsen, companion of Rev James Reeb on the night Reeb was brutally attacked, and recipient of this year’s UUA Distinguished Service Award, introduced Representative John Lewis who marched in Selma in 1965 and continues to march for freedom and justice to this day.  True heroes graced the platform. Rev Schultz said  “no one is more respected on […]

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