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Thematic Focus Areas

UUSC advances human rights and social justice. Our innovative approaches and impact are grounded in the belief that all people have inherent dignity and rights.

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04-6186012

CFC Number

11685

Charity Impact

March to End Child Detention Center
Photo Credit

Robert Perez

In 2020, UUSC’s collaborative campaign with the UUA, Love Resists, entered its third year funding local projects that build capacity for and mobilize UUs in solidarity with immigrant communities who are already organizing. In November, members of the Emerson UU Congregation in Marietta, Georgia, reached out
to UUSC with concerns that a local business was trying to open a child detention center there. Alongside both new and long-time partners – New Sanctuary Movement of Atlanta and Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR), respectively – we prepared members of the congregation to challenge the construction through appealing a zoning variance, bringing the issue to the City Council, and generating strong public opposition in advance of a Marietta City

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