Unitarian Universalist Church at Urbana Champaign
The Unitarian Universalist Church at Urbana Champaign serves UU's and like minded people in East Central Illinois and our congregational mission is to: Build Community. Seek Inspiration. Promote Justice. Find Peace
Like many UU congregations, UUCUC is a Welcoming Congregation. We work for justice through our Social Justice programs and through supporting local organizations dedicated to addressing injustices in our community. Our shared plate offering gives more than $16,000 a year to support local, state, and nation-wide nonprofits. We offer educational programming such as the Our Whole Lives and the Building Bridges curriculum to promote values of understanding, inclusivity and social justice.
2 Projects Created
- SuccessfulOpen FirstSteps Re-entry House for People Returning Home From Prison to Champaign Co, Illinois$8,495 RaisedSTRETCH GOAL $9,000. Please help open the doors of FirstSteps, a transitional house for people returning home from prison to Champaign County, Illinois. The house will prioritize men who would otherwise return homeless, a critical need in the community. FirstSteps will offer a program for success. FirstFollowers peer mentors, who have all been through the criminal justice system themselves, will support each resident on their journey back into the community.