July 8, 2020 | Announcements & Events

Responding to the Urgency of this Moment: An Invitation to You

The Justice Team, in collaboration with Rev. Soto and the Journey Towards Wholeness team, invites you to participate in imagining a just world that is responsive and compassionate with the issues of structural racism and police violence. Read the complete invitation and take the journey together with everyone in the congregation.

13th – Watch It Now, Join the Conversation on First Sunday

Named for the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, 13th is an acclaimed documentary film by director Ava DuVernay that explores race, justice, and mass incarceration. You are invited to watch or re-watch 13th (currently free on YouTube and on Netflix) this month and to join the conversation about it at the upcoming First Sunday Gathering for Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression on August 2. Contact the Journey Toward Wholeness team with any question at jtw@uuoakland.org.

AMA on Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression

From Pastor Theresa: AMA is short for Ask Me Anything. With the world changing quickly and racial justice entering the public discourse, you may have questions about anti-racism and anti-oppression. Use this form to ask your question and share your interest. I am excited to hear from you.