There are so many ways you can get involved with making a difference in the lives of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, with a range of levels of involvement so you can find one that fits both your schedule and your desire to makes things better.
- You can arrange for a sermon about mass incarceration, forgiveness, or radical hospitality to be given in your congregation, to make the work that UUPMI is doing more widely known. Read More
- You can arrange for a workshop on things like the realities of mass incarceration and what you need to know to effectively interact with and support incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Read More
- You can arrange for your congregation to do a shared plate collection to benefit UUPMI.
- You can volunteer as part of our Advocacy network, involving your congregation in advocacy efforts to change policies and laws that affect the lives of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. Read More
- You can volunteer to be on a UUPMI subcommittee, such as Fundraising, Education, Ministry, Radically Welcoming Congregations, Advocacy, or Communications.
- You can volunteer to be a worship associate or a UU covenant group facilitator inside a prison or jail, working directly with incarcerated people. Read More
- You can gather interested people from your congregation to form a Radically Welcoming Congregation team to support returning citizens who have been part of the UU In-Prison Ministry as they navigate the many challenges of returning to society after being imprisoned. Read More