Connecting with Our Community

Our members have frequently participated in many Marches around South Texas and beyond. Some of these include the Cesar Chavez March and the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March, the annual Pride Parade, the Marriage Equality March, and the march for Bodily Autonomy. U2C3 has also participated in the International Women’s Day March, as well as Women’s marches that occurred across the United States, in 2021, with a focus on reproductive rights after new abortion laws were passed in Texas and other states. U2C3 also hosts the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance for our community (This annual event is assembled by U2C3, Coastal Bend Trans Alliance Est. 2016Corpus Christi LGBT, & the  Trans Justice Funding Project). We focus our energies on attending events that focus on promoting peace, justice, radical inclusion, and lovingkindness.

37th Annual MLK March on January 16, 2023
Ren Aldrich, U2C3 Treasurer holding a black sign that says “If my uterus shot bullets it would be less regulated.” On the bottom in white is the symbol for females and a picture of a clothes hanger with “not healthcare” written inside it.
U2C3 Youth Organizes a protest rally after the landmark decision to reverse Roe v. Wade. “I’m afraid we are going to have to keep fighting for our rights because this is the first step in what could be a loss for a lot of rights for women and for gender non-conforming people,” – Clove Withers

U2C3 Social Justice – Lunch Bag Makers Needed

U2C3 is committed to providing sandwiches on the 4th Sunday of every month. The social justice group needs your help to make sandwich bags for our unsheltered friends and neighbors.  We can help provide supplies and support.  You can make as many sandwich bags as you want. This is a great family, spousal or single activity for a Saturday afternoon.  We will pick up and deliver.  

Contributions of food items such as bread, peanut butter, jelly, healthy snacks, and sturdy fruit like apples and oranges are being collected on an ongoing basis. Please contact Joann Raskin at for more information or to plan a drop-off/pick-up.

*Unsheltered Voices is the U2C3 Community Ministry focused on building relationships between the unhoused community and our congregation through listening, presence, and food. Learn more here.

Additional Resources

Texas Unitarian Universalist Justice Ministry (TXUUJM)
TXUUJM is a statewide justice ministry that raises the voice of Unitarian Universalist values in the public arena and seeks to have those values enacted into legislation and promulgated in public policy. Guided by Unitarian Universalist principles, TXUUJM educates and organizes member congregations, and partners with sympathetic organizations, in order to advocate effectively for public policies.

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
Through a potent combination of advocacy, education, and partnerships with grassroots organizations, UUSC supports programs and policies that empower women, defend the rights of children and support the struggles of indigenous people and oppressed racial and ethnic groups. We also provide financial and technical support when disasters strike impoverished areas.

Unitarian Universalist Association Social Justice
Information about current social justice issue priorities within the UUA, as well as links to social justice statements and other social justice resources.