Special Collections

UUCLB Special Collection January 2019

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (EYCEJ) was established in 2001 by residents of the Commerce/East Los Angeles area who were concerned with the increasing environmental health impacts of industrial pollution in their community, as well as several pending expansion projects adjacent to homes, schools … read more.

UUCLB Special Collection: November 2018

The mission of Interval House is to ensure safety for people who are battered, abused, or at risk; to create public awareness about the epidemic of violence; and to mobilize the community to prevent violence and end this recurring phenomenon. Interval House was founded in … read more.

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.

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.

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.

May 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during May 2018 (all collections from the May 6 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to Food Finders.

Food Finders is a multi-regional food bank and food rescue program headquartered in Lakewood, CA.  They pick … read more.

April 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during April 2018 (all collections from the April 1 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU).

The Black Lives of UU Organizing Collective formed in the wake of several … read more.

March 2018 Special Collection

The Special Collection during March 2018 (all collections from the March 4 service, and any others marked “Special Collection” during the month) will be directed to UUCLB’s own Dreamers Scholarship.

This scholarship is offered to California State University Long Beach undocumented students who qualify under … read more.