Equity, Justice, and Compassion in Human Relations: A Report Card for the 100th General Assembly of Illinois

**Expanding eligibility for sealing records of ex-offenders (HB2373): PASSED both houses with huge support and awaits governor's signature. **HB3165 and HB3817 protect youth in the juvenile justice system: PASSED both houses, awaiting governor. **Ending unlimited solitary confinement (HB259) stuck in House Rules Committee. **"Ban the box" in higher education: HB3142 passed House, now in Senate. **Ending cash bail in non-violent offenses (HB3421): PASSED and signed! **Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $15 by 2022: PASSED both houses, awaiting governor. **Budget: nothing here.

Read More…

Affirming the Worth and Dignity of Every Person: A Report Card for the 100th General Assembly of Illinois

**The Illinois Trust Act (SB31) limiting police involvement in immigration enforcement: PASSED both houses, awaiting the governor. **Transgender rights in revision of vital records (HB1785): PASSED both houses, awaits the governor. **Promoting abortion rights in Illinois regardless of national legislation (HB40): PASSED both houses, awaits the governor. **Automatic voter registration with opt-out: PASSED both houses unanimously, awaits the governor. WELL DONE!

Read More....

CUUSAN gathers at General Assembly

The third annual Conference of the Coalition of UU State Action Networks is coming to General Assembly in New Orleans on Wednesday, June 21! Staff, board members, and supporters of UU State Action Networks from around the country will gather on the first day of General Assembly to share stories and learn together. Learn more about how UUs around the country are organizing for justice. Monique Harden, founder and co-director of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, will share her experience in movement organization. We hope that you can join us! The workshop is free, and you can sign up here at "read more."

Read More…

Join us!

The mission of UUANI is to empower UU social action through faith-rooted congregational organizing. Our vision is to transform our yearning for social justice, beloved community, and a healthy planet into an effective state-wide movement.

feature video