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In February of 2011 UUCOC worked on a very special
Social Justice program.

A number of our members, friends, and members of the community participated in the "It Gets Better Project," a campaign started in response to the many suicides of gay teenagers who had been bullied and mistreated.


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The community was invited to share their "It Gets Better" stories which were videotaped and are being edited and posted on our UUSocialJustice YouTube Channel as well as on the "It Gets Better" website.

Remember: If you need to talk to someone about these issues, you can always call the Trevor Lifeline Project at 1(866) 488-7386.

 


The Pledge:


Everyone deserves to be respected for who they are.
I pledge to spread this message to my friends, family and neighbors.
I'll speak up against hate and intolerance whenever I see it, at school and at work.
I'll provide hope for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and other bullied teens by letting them know that "It Gets Better."


Our Videos:

  • Up Next Promoting Sunday, August 9th Sermon on SJ
  • Up Next August 2nd: How We Grow In Faith - Principles of RE
    Benefits and challenges of religious education and exploration at any age, from a veteran volunteer. Leah Pittmon is in our virtual pulpit.
  • Up Next Leah Pittmon on UU Religious Exploration & Education
  • Up Next July 26th: Exploring Our UU Roots
    Exploring our UU Roots - Where we began, how the Unitarians became connected with the Universalists, and a short history of our own congregation. Beth Ferree is in our virtual pulpit.
  • Up Next July 12th - Unitarian Universalist Theology: What We Believe
    Hold up, wait a second. I joined this church because you wouldn't tell me what to believe. What are you doing giving a sermon about what Unitarian Universalists believe when we don't agree on what we believe? Well... That's a good place to start....
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    Up Next July 19th: "Radical Saints or Sainted Radicals?"
    "Radical Saints or Sainted Radicals?" investigates people who helped push the boundaries of UUism and helped expand the consciousness of our church. Daniel Polk is our guide on this exploration.




IT GETS BETTER PROJECT    www.itgetsbetter.org