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Social Justice

To contact the UUNB coordinator of any of these fine programs, please email uunb135@gmail.com and place the name of the organization in the Subject Line of the email.

Interfaith Welcome Coalition

To aid Central American women and children refugees, we are supporting/working with this San Antonio group of interfaith workers. Needs vary daily. Please email uunb135@gmail.com and place IWC in the Subject Line for current needs or more information.

New Braunfels MLK Association

To commemorate and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, UUNB is committing volunteer hours and other support to the NB MLK Association. The Association is sponsoring an annual memorial march and related activities during the anniversary of Dr. King's birth.

Fair Trade Coffee Purchasing

'Fair trade coffee at UUNB helps in FOUR ways:
  1. It helps the farmer earn a fair price for his crop;
  2. The UU Service Committee receives a percentage of each bag sold;
  3. The profit from our sales pays for the coffee our congregation consumes during our programs; and
  4. You benefit by getting Equal Exchange coffee at a lower cost than you would have to pay at name-brand grocery stores.

It’s a win-win-win-win! Fair trade chocolate is also available, but only from December through January every year.

Corridor Interfaith Alliance for Families

The Corridor Interfaith Alliance for Families (CIAF) is a coalition of churches and other institutions along the I-35 Corridor between San Antonio and Austin addressing issues that families and individuals are facing, such as accessible healthcare, neighborhood safety, and education.

UUNB Refugee Support Network

The UUNB Refugee Support Network helps refugees from Central America and elsewhere who are seeking asylum in the United States. We participate through the Interfaith Welcome Coalition (IWC) in San Antonio in these ways: collecting clothing and needed items; volunteering at the Welcome Home; promoting community awareness and legislative relief; and attending monthly IWC meetings. For more information or to join the network, send an email to uunb135@gmail.com and type ‘Refugee Support Network’ in the subject line.

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

The UU Service Committee is the vehicle through which we support humanitarian programs both domestically and abroad. Donations may be made through our UUNB Service Committee or through the UUSC website.