Social Justice Program

Engaging our Congregation and our Community 
 in Responsible and Effective Social Action.

First Unitarian Church of Honolulu is a Welcoming CongreGation, Dedicated to MARRIAGE EQUALITY, CIVIL RIGHTS & RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, 
INHERENT WORTH & DIGNITY and COMPASSION.

Social Justice is a cornerstone of the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu. 


The Social Justice Program engages and Supports our Congregational Social Action.


The Social Justice Council serves as the leadership team for our program. 


First Unitarian Has A Long History Of Helping To Found Such Groups As Planned Parenthood Of Hawaii, ACLU Of Hawaii, League Of Women Voters Of Hawaii, And Hawaii Interfaith Power & Light (HIPL). First Unitarian Is Also Highly Engaged In Study And Action In The "Black Lives Matter" Movement.

The Council prioritizes our social action as a church through four justice action themes-- Reproductive, Economic, `Aina (Environmental) and Learning.

CURRENT SOCIAL JUSTICE COUNCIL ACTION GROUPS INCLUDE:

‘AINA
Land, Water
Climate
Cultural Connections
Interdependent Web

REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE
Our Whole Lives (OWL) 
Healthcare
Choice
Comprehensive Sexuality Education
Population
Disabilities - Visible and Invisible
Accessibility

ECONOMIC Justice
Democratic Process
Economic Justice
Peace

Racial JUSTICE
Repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery
Black Lives Matter 
A Dialog on Race and Ethnicity(A.D.O.R.E.)


LEARNING JUSTICE & TRANSFORMATION
Equity - access to quality schools, teachers, connectivity and devices
Learning Transformation - support on both sides of the digital divide
Nurture- attention to each to enable learning


The Social Justice Council (SJC) is elected by the Congregation to support church and congregant social justice concerns and programs. The SJC meets on the third 

Tuesday of each month and welcomes your participation then, or at any time. Click here to email us: sjc@unitariansofhi.org or Call: (808) 595-4047.

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