- Adding thousands of dollars to our congregation’s general fund.
- The fun you can have when more of your family and friends visit San Diego.
- Affordable accommodations for those family members and friends.
- Your “no-room-for-guests” home not a limiting factor.
Just imagine . . .
Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 2pm
202 C street (12th Floor) San Diego, CA 92101
As you may already know, Councilmember Georgette Gómez has introduced a resolution in opposition to Executive Order 13767, to build a wall along the United States border with Mexico and U.S. House of Representatives Bill H.R. 1813 Titled Border Wall Funding Act of 2017. Councilmember Gómez believes that San Diego is a city that benefits economically and culturally from the binational bond we have with Mexico and the contributions of immigrants. It is incumbent on us to protect such bonds by resisting moves to further divide us. We are asking for your public support on this resolution. Please join us at the San Diego City Councilwww.uusandiego.org/blog/get-your-standing-on-the-side-of-love-t-shirt meeting where the resolution will be discussed for full council consideration. This is a great opportunity to wear your Standing on the Side of Love t-shirts!
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross. There are several disaster relief operations currently operating in the US. In the wake of recent storms, the San Diego Region is recruiting individuals to deploy as shelter workers across several states. Those interested in learning more about this opportunity should contact Jane Scanlon, American Red Cross Shelter Lead. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org@redcross.org.
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 7:30pm
UltraStar Mission Valley Theater
The award-winning documentary Food Chains (narrated by Forest Whitaker and produced by Eva Longoria) follows the courageous campaign of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Florida for Fair Food. We need to reserve 60 more tickets by September 10th to make it happen. Proceeds from the screening benefit the Environmental Health Coalition in San Diego. Reserve your tickets at: https://www.tugg.com/events/food-chains-2ccg.
The White House recently ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allowed young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children to gain temporary legal status, work, and attend college. With the program’s termination, these protections disappear and DACA youth will be subject to deportation once their authorization expires.
Some DACA holders are eligible to extend their protected status for another two years, but they MUST complete their renewal application before October 5. The US Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) charges a $495 application fee for each renewal application—a huge burden for low-income families, especially on such short notice. So, for the next three weeks, First UU is joining with our longtime partner Alliance San Diego to help DACA families cover this cost and meet the October deadline.
You can contribute to this effort in one of two ways:
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