Before quitting, Dobbs misleads CNN viewers about UCC-supported media coalition November 12, 2009
CNN commentator Lou Dobbs abruptly announced that he was quitting the news network last night, but not before he included misleading and inaccurate information about the United Church of Christ and its support for the interfaith media justice coalition, So We Might See. In October, the coalition asked the Federal Communications Commission to conduct a public hearing into the effects of anti-immigrant hate speech in the media.
Back Bay Mission celebrates Katrina comeback October 13, 2009
Back Bay Mission, severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina four years ago, celebrated the rededication of its restored and expanded facilities Oct. 3-5 in Biloxi, Miss.
Low-power radio bill passes key legislative hurdle October 8, 2009
The United Church of Christ's media-justice advocacy arm is celebrating a great victory in one of its most important and longest standing legislative efforts in the area of media reform. Legislation that will expand low-power radio to 140 million people who are currently unable to receive it has been approved by the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.
NARAL honors UCC leader as 'champion of choice' September 25, 2009
The Rev. Lois M. Powell, a team leader with the UCC's Justice and Witness Ministries in Cleveland, was one of two UCC members honored by NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio to receive their annual 'champions of choice' awards presented on September 25.
Black offers 'down payment' of health care petitions to Pelosi's office September 18, 2009
While visiting local churches this weekend in the San Francisco area, the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, incoming UCC General Minister and President, brought with him the names, addresses and phone numbers of 16,177 fellow UCC members and supporters which he delivered Friday to the in-district offices of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.