Category Archives: opportunity

Help to Support Expungement Clinic for Returning Citizens

UUPLAN  (Unitarian Universalist Legislative Advocacy Network) and Decarcerate Harrisburg have already sponsored one expungement clinic in Dauphin County last October, where volunteer attorneys, law students, and others helped people navigate expungement process. 250 people signed up, but we only had … Continue reading

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Finish This Sentence: Inequality Is…Add Your Two Cents

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2016/02/03/finish-this-sentence-inequality-is/#.VrJpXLIrIdU By Lecia Imbery February 3, 2016 Income. Housing. Education. Racial justice. These are just a few of the areas where inequality is evident in our society. But what does inequality mean to you? That’s the question the Ford … Continue reading

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Lenten Carbon Fast

Please consider receiving a daily email  message of ways to put less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. It is called the Ecumenical Lenten Carbon Fast. It comes from the New England Environmental Ministries, by way of the Massachusetts Conference of … Continue reading

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Money in Your Pocket: Free Tax Service for Low to Moderate Income Families—Harrisburg Area

Do you know anyone that might want to take advantage of having their taxes done for free?  Money In Your Pocket is a FREE tax services for low to moderate income families and is getting ready to kick off on … Continue reading

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Calling all Youth for Immigrant Rights

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): Youth interested in fighting for immigrant rights are encouraged to contact Maria Sotomayor at mariasotomayor@paimmigrant.org. Groups in Delaware and Chester Counties and Reading meet once a month to discuss strategies and actions … Continue reading

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Stand with Your Muslim Neighbors in Peace

Recent events have caused many of our peaceful Muslim neighbors to live in fear of ugly stares, remarks and other hurtful actions while out in our community. We as people of faith must take this opportunity to live the gospel … Continue reading

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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Now Available

The LIHEAP season has begun. There are three different ways Pennsylvania residents can apply for LIHEAP: online, on paper, or in person. Residents can apply for the LIHEAP benefits online by using COMPASS (https://www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/public/cmphome). Residents can download an application for … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity—Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty—Deadline February 1, 2016

The Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty announces the Pauline Underwood Memorial Writing contest for members of the high school class of 2016. The first prize is $1,000, with one honors recipient receiving $500. All student authors will receive a … Continue reading

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