The Human Rights Working Group has two major areas of concern: Immigration and Ending Racism. Our major campaign is Close the Camps, witnessing against detention centers, the separation of asylum-seeking families, and indefinite detention of children.
The Guardian Group supports sexual minority refugees, asylum seekers, and asylees who are being resettled in San Francisco and nearby cities. It is currently on hold due to the current administration drastically reducing the number of asylees admitted into the United States.
The Green Commitee has two areas of concern: combating climate change and seeking alternative, sustainable ways to live.
UU Animal Ministryoffers educational events and advocacy efforts focused on non-human animals in order to understand and appreciate their integral role in the world.
More Social Justice Ministries
These groups span multiple focus areas.
Forum- offers powerful presentations that provide deeper understanding of the issues of our time
Rheiner Committee - recognizes members of the congregation for social justice activism and community service
Sensible Cinema - provides informative and provocative films that speak to issues of social justice
UU Service Committee - represents the work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee to the congregation
Social Justice Council
The purpose of the Society's Social Justice Council is to coordinate efforts to realize the social justice dimension of the Society’s mission.
Faith In Action Bay Area is a community organizing network of nearly 60 congregations and organizations in San Francisco and the Peninsula. UUSF is a full member and cooperates actively with Faith in Action staff in addressing such issues as racial bias in law enforcement, immigration rights, housing displacement, and more.
Faithful Fools seeks to build relationships of mutual respect between people of different backgrounds, most notably economic, through the arts, education, advocacy and accompaniment. UUSF has a special relationship with the Fools. Several clergy have served both organizations, including cofounder, Rev. Kay Jorgensen.