Category: Social Justice Blog

BUUF Climate Action Team, 2/16/2020

7TH PRINCIPLE: RESPECT FOR THE INTERDEPENDENT WEB OF ALL EXISTENCE OF WHICH WE ARE A PART

NOTES

LATEST NEWS: 
Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10am at BUUF – Energy Audit of BUUF requested by Rachel Strong – come if you would like to participate.
Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30-6:30 … read more.

BUUF Racial Justice Ministry, 2/6/2020

February
6, 2020 @2:00p.m.

Present:           Eileen Oldag, Tom Neale, Don Stepich,
Diane Ryssel, Mary Beth Bolin, Reverend Sara

Next
Meeting:  February 19, 2020@11:00a.m.

Announcements:
Path to Racial Allyship program Intersectionality 3/02/20 6:30-8:30p.m.Discussion:Overall positive evaluation for White Fragility program. Consider more time for discussion. Encourage couples to split up and mingle with others … read more.

BUUF Racial Justice Ministry, 2/6/2020

Meeting
Minutes

Present:           Eileen Oldag, Tom Neale, Don Stepich,
Diane Ryssel, Mary Beth Bolin, Reverend Sara

Next
Meeting:  February 19, 2020@11:00a.m.

Announcements:
Path to Racial Allyship program Intersectionality 3/02/20 6:30-8:30p.m.Discussion:Overall positive evaluation for White Fragility program. Consider more time for discussion. Encourage couples to split up and mingle with others in order … read more.

Refugee and Immigrant Ministry, 1/29/20

Members present: 
Diana Borrero-Lowe, Diane Schwabe, Betty van Gheluwe, Cathy Sandstrom

The chalice was lit and a quote was read by Cathy.

Action Items are bold italics.

Topics discussed:

IRC:

Citizenship Tutoring.  The IRC no longer has someone to coordinate volunteer citizenship tutors, is looking for someone and has approached … read more.

Asylum Seeker Hosting Program Meeting, 1/29/20

People Present: 
Diane Schwabe, Diana Borrero-Lowe, Cathy Sandstrom, Charles Palm, Sharon
Barlow, Scott Smith, Regina Montenegro, Becky Groff, Wanda Jennings, Alan
Herzfeld, Blanca Gerard, Elizabeth Greene, Toni Corley, Gary Wyke, Sarah Cox,
Dick Knapp, Rev. Sara LaWall, Betty Van Gheluwe

Action
Items from this Meeting:

Rev. Sara will send an email communicating … read more.

BUUF Racial Justice Ministry, 1/22/20

Meeting
Minutes

January
22, 2020 @10:00a.m.

Present:           Eileen Oldag, Tom Neale, Don Stepich,
Diane Ryssel

Next
Meeting:  February 6, 2020 @2:00p.m.

Announcements:Changing Systems Webinar at BUUF January 28th, 2020 from 6-7:30p.m. facilitated by Rick Groff.February 3rd, 2020 6:30-8:30p.m. Path to Allyship White Fragility program followed by a roundtable discussion 8:30p.m. to 9:30p.m.January 27, … read more.

Climate Action Team, 1/19/20

7TH PRINCIPLE: RESPECT FOR THE INTERDEPENDENT WEB OF ALL EXISTENCE OF WHICH WE ARE A PART

BUUF Climate Action Team
(CAT) Mission:

To plan and implement activities
to educate and motivate BUUF members and friends to combat the climate
crisis.  Work with partners, such as
Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and … read more.

Social Justice Council, 1/14/20

Attendee: Betty Van Gheluwe, Mark Bussolini, Rob Ham, Don Stepich, Jim Bigelow, Marni Odermann, Rev. Sara LaWall

Agenda:

December meeting: https://boiseuu.org/social-justice-council-12-3-19/Round Table:Climate & Environment Justice, https://www.uua.org/environmentClimate Action Team, Rob19th zero waste presentationLisa Hecht’s class on reducing you carbon foot print, 1/27/2/10#FridaysForFuture: Friday sit-ins at the capitol for … read more.

BUUF Racial Justice Ministry, 1/8/20

Meeting Minutes, January 8th, 2020 @10:00a.m.

Present:           Eileen Oldag, Tom Neale, Don Stepich,
Diane Ryssel, Mary Beth Bolin, Ministerial Intern, Rick Groff

Next
Meeting:  January 22, 2020 @10:00a.m.

Announcements:January 19th, 2020 Sunday message for MLK day by Reverend Sara and 8th Principle music by Mary Beth. Eileen will offer a … read more.