News

UUCLB Special Collection: October 2018

Christian Outreach in Action (COA) is a nondenominational, nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for more than 37 years. COA provides a stable daily environment for the homeless and poor, including women and children. COA also provides transitional housing and counseling that … read more.

Reform L.A. County Jails

Mark-Anthony Johnson spoke about the efforts to Reform L.A. Jails Initiative at a forum on Thursday, October 4th. Parents of Juan Carrerra, who passed away in jail one year ago, shared moving testimony of his death in an L.A. County jail as a result of … read more.

September 2018 Special Collection

The Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC) was formed in 2006 by two members of our church after millions of immigrants joined together in protests for comprehensive immigration reform in cities around the country, including Los Angeles. There was a large need for services directed … read more.

August 2018 Special Collection

The Temporary Shelter (formerly known as the Rainy Day Shelter) began when the Long Beach Area Coalition for the Homeless saw a gap in services that needed filling. Rain and very cold nights often begin before the L.A. County shelter opens. The Temporary Shelter provides … read more.

July 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during July 2018 (all collections from the June 3 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to Harbour Area Halfway Houses.

Harbour Area Halfway Houses offers not only housing for women reentering society, but also the services … read more.

UUCLB Supports Black Lives UU

During the month of April, members and friends of UUCLB collected over three thousand dollars in response to a call from the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) to support an organizing collective called Black Lives Unitarian Universalist (BLUU).

Through a campaign called “Promise and Practice” the … read more.

June 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during June 2018 (all collections from the June 3 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to Homeland Neighborhood Cultural Center.

The mission of Homeland Cultural Center is to provide a safe place for the cultivation, … read more.

Dreamers’ Scholarships Presentation

Our March Special Collection was for our own “Dreamers Scholarship”, which goes to California State University Long Beach undocumented students who qualify under AB540 (considered as state residents). Funds collected go directly to the students. The Dreamers scholarship committee will present the UUCLB Dreamers Scholarship to the recipients at … read more.

St. Luke’s Shelter Donations

Every Saturday St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Long Beach opens its facilities to those in need for showers and supplies, and on 2nd and 4th Saturdays for meals. We collect donations of clothing and supplies at UUCLB for this program, and volunteers are … read more.