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Social Justice

Unitarian Universalist history is inseparable from social justice action, advocacy, and education. Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church makes a commitment to a wide variety of social justice activities. SMUUCh coordinates its social justice and advocacy action efforts through a representative Social Justice Council (SJC).

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.
— Helen Keller

Read the Entire Social Justice Charter

Current Social Justice Council members

Adam Wathen – Chair
Darnell Hunt – Member at Large
Nancy Mays – Anti-Oppression
Marcia Rinehart – Advocacy and Witness
Yvonne Gibbons – Caring for Our Neighbors
Joan Langmack – Caring for Our Planet

Under the "Caring for Our Neighbors" umbrella, SMUUCh partnerships with Harvesters, Cross-Lines, After the Harvest, Salem Lutheran Food Pantry, Rosehill Elementary School, and the Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network.