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YS Survey Results #5: Connecting Young Souls to All Souls Volunteer and Social Justice Opportunities

Have you ever poured your heart into giving feedback, never to hear a peep about how your input was received or acted on? Well, your Young Souls Board is not going to let that happen!

 

Back in August, 64 of you filled out the Young Souls survey. Great job! Thank you! What what did we do? Right off the bat in September, we connected everyone to volunteer and social justice opportunities they expressed interest in. We…

 

  • Connected 14 potential ushers, greeters, and counters with Reeve Tyndall
  • Connected 14 potential religious educators with Dolores Miller
  • Shared joining instructions with 19 people interested in the All Souls Caring Network (contact is Rev. Rebecca Parker while Rev. Susan Newman-Moore is on sabbatical)
  • Reached out to the All Souls lunch team (Bill Kules) and set up a Young Souls lunch prep volunteer opportunity for December (which 13 of you had expressed interested in)
  • Added 18 new people to the YS Social Justice Task Force email list via Annie Weinberg
  • Connected 17 potential voting rights defenders with the Reeb Voting Rights Project at All Souls via Mattie Feder, Brendan Orsinger, and José Woss
  • Connected 11 potential environmental justice seekers via Susan Rogers of Green Souls
  • Connected 14 potential anti-racism activists with ADORE (A Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity) at All Souls and Young Souls who are involved in SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice)
  • Connected 15 potential affordable housing advocates with Rollie Smith of the All Souls Housing Ministry
  • Connected 10 potential immigrant/re-settlement supporters with Laura Chen, Andrew Hall, and Reeve Tyndall, representing re-settlement programs, anti-Islamaphobia and the Refugee Support Initiative at All Souls
  • Connected 7 potential English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors with the All Souls ESL Program

 

There are over 900 people on the Young Souls listserv, so if you’re reading this and want to get connected, but didn’t take the survey, please reach out to the appropriate contact listed above. You can find the appropriate contact information by signing into the All Souls member database–you do not have to be a member to create a login and it is very helpful to have access! Sign in/up here: https://secure.accessacs.com/access/memberlogin.aspx.

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Upcoming Events

  • YS Book Club September 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Young Souls Book Club meets every Thursday at 7:30pm. For more information, contact Reeve.
  • YS Book Club October 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Young Souls Book Club meets every Thursday at 7:30pm. For more information, contact Reeve.
  • YS October Potluck October 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Join us for our monthly Young Souls potluck! Potlucks are held at a home of one of our members and is a great event for newcomers. Please bring a dish or drink to share with everyone. Hosted by Lucianna Harrington. Location: Check the YS listserv for address. Visit the Young Souls Blog to see photos…
  • YS Happy Hour! October 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Local 16, 1602 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA Join us for our monthly happy hour! This is an excellent event for newcomers to attend and meet other Young Souls. Local 16 donates 10% of our checks back to All Souls. Location: Local 16 (1602 U St. NW). RSVP on Facebook. For those interested, we’ll walk over to Vespers after the happy hour. Questions?…
  • YS Book Club October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Young Souls Book Club meets every Thursday at 7:30pm. For more information, contact Reeve.
  • Young Souls 7 Principles Discussion October 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library, 1630 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA Have you ever wanted to know more about the 7 Principles of Unitarian Universalism? Every third Wednesday of the month we will gather to discuss these 7 basic tenants of the Unitarian Universalist faith. We'll talk about the actual language of the principle, historical UU perspectives, and our own experiences in relation to the month's…
  • UU United Nations Office Reception October 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, 9601 Cedar Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA The UU United Nations Office (UU-UNO) invites you to celebrate the UU-UNO’s important work supporting human rights around the world, including LGBTQ equality, gender equality, climate justice, and racial justice for all on Saturday, October 21, from 4pm to 6:30pm. Maryland State Senator—and Cedar Lane member—Rich Madaleno will deliver keynote remarks, including presentation of the…
  • 7 Principles Discussion Group- Weekend Edition! October 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Are you interested in the ongoing 7 Principles discussion groups, but haven't had the time to attend? Well now you have a second option! Jessi Salute has offered their house for a weekend meeting of the 7 Principles Discussion Group! Come on over around 7:00 PM for a potluck style dinner and conversation about Unitarian…
  • Young Souls Fall Retreat November 3, 2017 – November 5, 2017 Shenandoah River State Park, 350 Daughter of Stars Dr, Bentonville, VA 22610, USA
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