What We Are Doing

  • Social Justice Update: October 14, 2021
    YOUR Vote Matters:  St Pete Election — Nov 2, 2021 In addition to electing a new mayor and filling five City Council positions — this election has seven proposed amendments to the City Charter on the ballot. A Commission is appointed to review the Charter which is our Constitution every ten years, and this Commission has proposed seven amendments. Please take the time to understand them before voting. A reliable resource is the non-partisan League of Women Voters’ Pinellas Voter Guide  Suggest you focus on the A Yes Vote Would and the A No Vote Would sections. These amendments have the potential to impact many of our citizens, for example: #1: amends election rules so each City Council Member is elected by only voters in the Member’s district#2: changes process for establishing city districts to align with FL Constitution#3: creates Chief Equity Officer post, and#4: funds that post  Cold Night Shelters exist to – with the assistance of volunteers and community partners – ensure that ...
  • Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat & Food Drive!Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat & Food Drive!
    Mark Your Calendars! Join us for our Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat & Food Drive at the Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg! Join us on Saturday, October 30th for candies and goodies for the family. Support our cause by also bringing non-perishable foods to be donated! Food donations are a must! The donations will be given to the Southside Food Bridge Program and DayStar Center. Enter the event from 2nd Ave N and 8th St and make a right. There will be signs directing into our parking lot. Drive slowly through the lot, stay in your vehicles, and grab your treats! Please bring ready-to-eat nonperishable high protein foods (examples: peanut butter & cheese crackers, tuna, crackers, sardines, fruit cups, protein bars, rice, beans.)This is for vehicles only! No walk-ups to this event, please! For information, feel free to email re@uustpete.org or check us out on Facebook. We can’t wait to see you! ...
  • Santa Needs Our Help
    (Santa Wezago, that is) Not all of us at UU St. Pete know that our Social Justice Group has been looking after two Congolese families who sought asylum here in the U.S. One of these families is Santa Wezago and her four children: Aaliyah, Erisa, Gabriella and Divine. Santa arrived in Saint Petersburg with her eldest daughter Aaliyah in late 2015. The three younger children had been sent for their safety to relatives in France. With our help, the three younger children were recently admitted to the U.S. and now live with Santa. Santa, a young woman in her thirties, has accomplished so much since she arrived. She got a degree Medical Administration at night while working at Publix during the day and is now working full-time in Patient Registration at Diagnostic Clinic in Clearwater.  Like mother, like daughter:  Aaliyah graduated last year from St. Pete High and now attends St. Pete ...
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