Social Justice

MARCHINGPacific Unitarian Church’s mission compels us to manifest our values in the wider world. Grounded in our UU principles, we actively donate time and resources to make the world a better place for all beings. PUC actively currates organizations and projects for our members to engage with. We provide opportunities for you to make a powerful difference! Our ministry is headed up by a team of social justice associates who help to set the direction of our justice making.  Opportunities are available for members and friends to participate in action.

In 2015, we deepened our Social Justice commitment to Harbor Interfaith Services in San Pedro.

SPLIT-PLATE DONATIONS

Each year, members and friends of PUC give many tens of thousands of dollars to our Sunday morning worship service offerings. Money is given to community agencies, partners, and UUA initiatives which reach out to the community to put our faith into action:

Jay Nolan Community Services, Prison Women Book Sponsorship Fund, Top Sail Program (L.A. Maritime Institute), Communities for a Better Environment, The Charlie Sears Foundation, American Association of University Women, Aprendamos, UUA – Association Sunday, AIDSWalk LA, South Coast Interfaith Council (SCIC), Community’s Child, Camp de Benneville Pines Water Works, UUSC Bonding Out Program, Happy Hats for Kids, Circulo de Amigos, UULM of California, Habitat for Humanity,  Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice, OxFam Japan,  Minister’s Discretionary Fund, Harbor Interfaith, Toberman Neighborhood Center, Square Foot Club for Harbor Interfaith Services Building Fund, UUSC – Justice Sunday, Peninsula Harbor CROP Hunger Walk, First Unitarian Church Immigration Bond Fund, Fort Collins Church, South Bay Family Health Clinic, Peace Over Violence, SPCA-LAUU-UNO, Central East Region Hurricane Relief, South Coast Interfaith Council, Drepung Loseling Phukhang Tibetan Buddhist Monks, UUA – Standing on the Side of Love, UU Legistlative Ministry for Earth Day, UUSC- Justice Sunday, One Voice, Food Forward…

DIRECT INVOLVEMENT

Members find many powerful ways to offer direct service through a number of our groups, fundraisers and area projects:

  • One Voice – Holiday Food Distribution
  • Green Sanctuary Committee
  • Nancy Hofland Permaculture Garden
  • Long Beach Gay Pride Parade
  • Habitat For Humanity – building projects in the South Bay
  • Harbor Interfaith Services
  • Toberman Neighborhood Center

To get up-to-the-minute information on all of our exciting social justice programs, email membership@pacificunitarian.org.