- SuccessfulOceti Sakowin & Beyond at General Assembly 2018$5,355 RaisedSTRETCH GOAL ADDED: $5,000 Standing Rock prayer camp Elders and friends will share stories, videos and music in a General Assembly workshop called, “Oceti Sakowin & Beyond: Creating Transformative Collaboration”. Your Support is needed for their travel and related expenses to attend General Assembly.
- Successful“Building a Movement for a Green New Deal” a conference in Washington D.C. September 15, 16 & 17$2,015 RaisedGOAL $2,000 In October 2018 House Resolution 109 was enacted. There has been much misleading information published in the popular media about the Green New Deal. The goal of the conference is to provide accurate information which can be shared within the congregations and communities of the participants. The money received by Unitarian Universalists for a Just Economic Community from Faithify donations will be used for conference scholarships and speakers' honorarium.
- SuccessfulVolunteers cancel, Guatemala town struggles$3,900 RaisedGOAL $3,000 The Chico Mendes Reforestation Project in Pachaj, Guatemala relies on volunteers from all over the world to protect the ecosystem in the Highlands of Guatemala by planting trees. Nine volunteer groups canceled their trips due to the covid-19 pandemic, causing the Project’s volunteer coordinators, families providing home stays, and Spanish teachers to suddenly lose income. As a partner, the Unitarian Universalist Society in Coralville, Iowa, hopes to ensure that Pachaj’s residents are supported financially and that the reforestation continues.