Social Justice Opportunities
Re-cap of forum led by Tom Warren on Impact of Climate Change on the Oceans. View details here.
United Church of Christ: Advocate for Justice:
Gun Safety: Tritown to Newtown Ride
Special Climate Report 2018:
Press release: https://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/session48/pr_181008_P48_spm_en.pdf
Full report: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/
Energy Production for the CCoT:
Go to namimass.org to find the link for 'Navigating a Mental Health Crisis' or the 'Compass Helpline': 800-370-9085.
McLean Hospital has helpful webinars for ways to navigate these troubling times. Check them out at: home.mcleanhospital.org/covid-10-resources Particularly recommended is the following link which will take you directly to one entitled: "Dr. Chris Palmer Offers Tips to Help Us Fell less Overwhelmed During the Covid-19 Pandemic."
In case of a Mental Health Crisis in child, teen, or adult, call: Emergency Services at 978-744-1585 24/7 365 days/year located at: Suite 2150, Shetland Park Bldg. 2, 35 Congress St. Salem, MA.
The events posted in this Social Justice site are not sponsored by the Congregational Church of Topsfield. Links to organizations, and resources regarding social change are included as a means to facilitate education and networking in support of the mission of the Social Justice Committee.
Mission of the Social Justice Committee: Address the root causes of social or environmental inequities through education and advocacy in a respectful, peaceful, and faith-based manner.
Guiding Principals: Create a safe space for dialogue, and create change through non-violent, prayerful, and faith-guided means.
In recognition of MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, the Board of Missions and Outreach has made a donation to support NAMI-MASS. Click here to hear Sam's Story.
Did you know about the UCC MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK, whose mission is to reduce stigma and facilitate inclusion of people with mental health conditions and their families into the life, leadership and work of the church? Check out these links: http://mhn-ucc.blogspot.com/ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqga8Ct5WIo You can find inspiration as well as advice on surviving the pandemic.