WA UU Voices for Justice 7th Annual Legislative Conferences

In Olympia: Saturday, Nov. 10, Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

In Spokane: Saturday, Nov. 17, Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Washington State Unitarian Universalist Voices for Justice’s 2012 Legislative Conferences will be held in Eastern and Western Washington, providing an opportunity for Washington UUs across the state to learn and talk about social, economic, and environmental justice issues that face our state. The priorities named at the conferences will be the advocacy focus for WA UU Voices for Justice when the Washington Legislature convenes in January 2013.

Keynote Speakers

November 10: Nancy Amidei of the Civic Engagement Project is a popular, well-known national advocacy expert. She is the author of So You Want to Make a Difference: Advocacy Is the Key. Always an inspiring and energetic speaker, Nancy will offer some easy ways everyone can be an effective advocate.

November 17: Senator Lisa Brown, a Spokane Democrat representing the 83rd Legislative District, has served two decades in the state legislature, and has been Senate Majority Leader for nearly 10 years. She will look back at the 2012 session, and discuss issues that will be before the 2013 session.

Other speakers and small groups will discuss specific issues and strategies for acting on justice issues the legislative session and throughout the year. A conference packet will have take-home resources so you and your congregation can more effectively articulate UU justice and equity values of justice in public policy.

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For Legislative Conference updates, registration, and other information on justice advocacy, subscribe to the WA UU Voices newsletter at www.uuvoiceswa.org or contact UU Voices Coordinator Carol McKinley, coordinator@uuvoiceswa.org.