Social Justice

The Social Justice Subcommittee is open to everyone. We welcome your thoughts and participation in any action that speaks to you. To become involved, contact Nancy Martin (nancymartin.science@gmail.com).

Everyone is invited to participate in a Silent Vigil in support of Black Live Matter. Takes place at the corner of Washington & State, Newtown Boro every other Saturday from 11-12pm. Bring a sign. Bring a friend. Upcoming dates: 1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26.

PowerInterfaith. Newtown Meeting is a member of the PowerBucks Interfaith network of congregations in Bucks County.

Current Initiatives and Contact Persons: Education Equity: Pat McBee (mcbeepatricia@gmail.com) & Nancy Martin (nancymartin.science@gmail.com).

Community Action: Norma Kaplis (normakaplis@mac.com) Their focus is on voting issues and gerrymandering.

Bucks County Interfaith Coalition on Refugee Resettlement (BCICRR)

Founded by Newtown Meeting members Norma Kaplis, BCICRR was formed in response to the Syrian crisis.

This organization will be welcoming a family of 5 or 6 people very soon. An apartment has been secured and they are in the process of securing donations of furniture. If you have furniture to donate, contact Mercy Ingraham (mercyingraham@gmail.com) or Nancy Martin (nancymartin.science@gmail.com) for more information.

Interested in finding out how you can help? Complete this questionnaire! For more information visit their website or email BCICRR@gmail.com.

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