Social Action Resources
This documentary shows the powerful and inspiring community response to intolerance after deadly hate crime shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Part of the Working Together for Safe, Inclusive Communities Initiative, it is a collaboration between Not In Our Town and Community Oriented Policing Services.
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This experiential look at justice issues was introduced at Assembly 2014. It explores food systems, energy use, livelihoods, land use, violence against women, migration, criminalization, greed, radical hospitality and abundance. The informational signs are provided to allow local groups to share the experience.
This industry encompasses justice issues ranging from economic disparity to racism. You can recreate the Just Food Restaurant experience introduced at Assembly 2014. Follow up with the resources the author of Behind the Kitchen Door
provided at her workshop and look for her book as a 2015 Reading Program title.
Action Alerts: Join the Action Network to learn how you can get involved in social advocacy issues.
Mission Opportunities Brochure (free on unitedmethodistwomen.org/store)
Resources for Racial Justice
2013 update of the Racial Justice Manual. Workshops. programs, action steps and more prepare us to live the Charter for Racial Justice. Download free from umwmissionresources.org. (PDF, 174pp, 1.2M)
Hope and Hospitality: An Immigration Resource Guide
This manual equips us to advocate for migrants' rights: Bible studies, progams, worship resources, policy, issues and social action steps. Download free from unitedmethodistwomen.org/store. (PDF, 304pp,12M)
Ubuntu Day of Service Toolkit: Ministry WITH the Poor
You want to change the world for the better. This toolkit shows you how to work with people in your community to do just that.