The Minnesota Conference is partnering with staff from the national setting of the UCC and other conferences around the country to host and facilitate a series of online gatherings for youth and young adults to give voice to the unrest they are experiencing in these days and to encourage and support one another in their work for racial justice.
Racial Justice Rally – Part 1
Tuesday, July 28, 4:30 pm (CDT)
Join with youth and young adults from around the country for the first of two town hall forums focused on racial justice and equity. This forum will center the stories and experiences of youth and young adults of color from across the UCC and help folks better engage as partners and allies in the work for racial justice and equity. Registration will be available soon here.
Racial Justice Rally – Part 2
Thursday, July 30, 4:30 pm (CDT)
Take part in this second town hall forum, which will feature the stories and experiences of white youth and young adult allies responding to the question, “Why I fight for racial justice.” Registration will be available soon here.
Youth Lead Now: Equipping Young Leaders for Social Change
Thursday, August 6, 7:00-8:30 pm (CDT)
Youth and young adult leaders (and their adult supporters) from around the Minnesota Conference UCC are invited to take part in this webinar that is part of the Conference’s “Justice Talk to Justice Walk” series. Our guest speaker will be Samantha Fuentes, a survivor of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018 and leader in the March for Our Lives movement that emerged from that horrific event. Register here.