Economic Justice

Facilitators: Ann Fryberger, Carol Michealson, and Rich Updegrove

Discussion: Sunday, November 18, 11:30 a.m. 

Light refreshments served.

Click on each of the topics (the green links) below to expand your knowledge about Economic Justice.

Agenda

Economic Justice Tally

Economic Justice responses from the one-on-one interviews are provided as follows:

Q8 What are the environmental and social justice issues you care about?

Q11 Are you involved with groups or organizations now that address these issues?

Q12 How would you describe what happens at UUCD in areas of social justice and environmental justice efforts or programming?

Q13 What do you want to see at UUCD re social and environmental justice efforts or programming? How would you like UUCD to be seen or known in the larger community?

UUA Information

The Unitarian Universalist Association has much to say about Economic Justice at these links.

Economic Justice

2017 Statement of Conscience:  https://www.uua.org/action/statements/escalating-economic-inequity

Economic Justice books from Beacon Press: http://www.beacon.org/Economic-Justice-C1190.aspx

Suggested Sources for Study:

Investopedia: Definition of Economic Justice

Podcast: On the Media - Busted, America’s Poverty Myths

Documentary Film: INEQUALITY FOR ALL, A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class by Jacob Kornbluth

Video: Moving Towards Shared Prosperity: Unrigging the American Economy

Online Non-profit Think Tank: Economic Policy Institute

Online: 20 Things About U.S. Inequality That Everyone Should Know

Online: Does Being Wealthy Make You Greedy? By Elyssa Kirkham

Online: Center for Budget and Policy Priorities

Books:

Sick Around the World: by T. R. Reid

We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-nehisi Coats (his Atlantic articles made into a book)

Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good by Chuck Collins.

Music: “Justice Choir” by UU singer/songwriter Peter Mayer

NOTE: All one-on-one interview responses are available to members and friends only to maintain internal confidentiality of interview respondents. See any Act for Justice leader for the password to view the responses and then click on the “RESPONSES Q2-14” page in the drop down menu at the top left of this web page or click on the plus sign [+] at the top of a smartphone page.