Our Society is involved in several Green and Social Actions and we invite you to join us. For information on how to reach the contact persons mentioned here, please call or email our office, 413-253-2848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dismantling Systemic White Supremacy Task Force: Works to dismantle systems of racial inequality, injustice, and oppression in the Unitarian
Universalist Association of Congregations, our own communities, and the wider world. Contacts: Steve Rice and Susan Rice.
Interfaith Cot Shelter: Supports an overnight shelter with meals for the homeless in Northampton. Contact us to find out how you can help.
Not Bread Alone: Supports a weekly meal for all in Amherst at First Congregational Church.
Just One Thing: Provides foods and other necessities for the Amherst Survival Center.
Community Breakfast: In conjunction with Craig’s Doors, provides a weekly breakfast on Wednesday for the homeless and others in our community in our Willie Eaton Social Hall. More help is needed.
Connecticut River Clean Up: Each year in September we help clean up along the banks of the Connecticut River.
Past Accomplishments Include:
Black Lives Matter: In 2016 the congregation passed a BLM Resolution to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
Pipeline Resolution: In 2015 the congregation passed a Pipeline Resolution to support a ban on the construction of a natural gas pipeline running through conservation land in Western Massachusetts.
Divestment from Fossil Fuels. In 2013 the congregation passed a UUSA Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution to divest our holdings from fossil fuel stock.