Social Justice Council, 10/5/21

Meeting canceled due to connection problems with the zoom link

Agenda w/ notes:

  • Notes for the September 9, 2021 meeting
  • Social Justice Resolution to Defend and Advocate with Transgender, Nonbinary, and Intersex Communities
    • Based on the 2021 UUA General Assembly’s Action of Immediate Witness Defend and Advocate with Transgender, Nonbinary, and Intersex Communities (PDF)
    • Authored by Jim Bigelow, Reverend Sara, and Jax Perez
    • Sent for review by the Social Justice Council, Sept 11, 2021
    • timeline as suggested  by Rev. Sara in an email
      • October  20, Submission to BUUF Board
      • Nov., congregational comment period
      • Dec.,  BUUF Board conducts a congregational vote.
    • A  BUUF resolution supporting the Transgender, Nonbinary and Intersex communities will be useful during  the 2022 session of the Idaho Legislature.
    • Need someone to represent the Social Justice Council after Oct 21 — Rev. Sara will arrange this
  • Plate Partners
    • November: Indigenous Idaho Alliance
      • BUUF person who will speak for them:  Jax
        • Jax said in an email following the meeting that they are working with IIA to develop an appropriate introduction for the November service.
    • December: Planned Parenthood
      • BUUF contact person: Marni Odermann
  • Refugee an Immigrant Ministry and the BUUF Social Justice Council
    • Cathy Sandstrom and Diana Borrero-lowe will alternate attendance
  • Next meeting is November 2nd
    • Sharon Rockwood will chair the meeting