Michael Young Golf Day and Memorial

Thanks to all the friends, family and colleagues of Michael for joining us to remember Michael Young, a beloved member of the UFE team who left us too early.

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Follow-up Youth Healing Justice Retreat

Our Inclusive Economies Project Director, Fernando Martínez, and our Wages and Workers’ Rights Organizer, Raul Jimenez, have finished co-facilitating another incredible retreat with our friends at Centro Unido Latino-Americano. We were also grateful to be joined by our Executive Director Jeannette Huezo from Boston, who is working in NC this week.

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Jeannette Facilitates at UALE

Our executive director and senior popular educator Jeannette Huezo is in Pennsylvania teaching and facilitating at the United Association for Labor Education (UALE) Northeast Women’s Summer School again this week!

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Living Wage Network Conference

We've just finished hosting the Living Wage Network at the Avila Center for their conference and retreat in Durham, North Carolina! A few days felt like much longer as we learned, built, and planned together for the work ahead. UFE is proud to be supporting the living wage network and helping to grow the movement for living wages!

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Action Alert: We need YOU to call your Senator

We don’t often ask this, but we’re asking you to take 5-10 minutes RIGHT NOW to call your three members of Congress (two Senators and one Rep) to ask that they include taxes on the ultra-rich in the current budget package.

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Responsible Wealth Members are saying: Raise our Taxes!

Responsible Wealth members (high net-wealth individuals) are using their surprising voice to advocate for HIGHER taxes on THEMSELVES in a new open letter.

Over 300 high-net-worth individuals have signed, and are calling upon Congress to keep a surtax on millionaires' income in the new spending bill.

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Is it just us, or does your calendar seem to fill more quickly when there’s warm weather, too? With summer in full swing, UFE has been busier than ever, meeting with organizers and partners across the country, connecting the dots between racial, economic and gender justice through our popular education trainings, and supporting movements on the ground to raise wages and address the growing racial wealth divide. We’re so excited to share all that we’ve been up to!

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Understanding Wealth through Community Conversations

The following reflection was written by our intern Monica Alfaro, who attended one of a series of multiple workshops facilitated every week throughout the month of June by our Director Jeannette Huezo.

Our Executive Director, Jeanette Huezo, facilitated a powerful workshop in collaboration with Action for Equity - a coalition of community-based and social justice organizations working for a more equitable society based in Dorchester, MA. Participants attended to explore the meaning of wealth.

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A Reflection from our SAF Intern

The following reflection was written by our intern Grace May! Grace was placed with our organization as a part of her internship with Student Action with Farmworkers. We're super excited to have Grace working working with us in North Carolina this summer.

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Restorative Justice Training with EJA

We hosted the Education Justice Alliance (EJA) at the Avila Center in Durham, NC, for their recent retreat focused on restorative justice. EJA is a rapidly growing grassroots organization working on education justice. The director of our own Inclusive Economies Program, Fernando Martinez, consulted with a facilitator who specializes in restorative justice and conflict resolution, and was able to invite them to NC to offer their expertise. See photos from the retreat in the full blog post!

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Responsible Wealth's “Tax Billionaires Now!” Mobilization Call

UFE’s Responsible Wealth program held a virtual “Tax Billionaires Now!” training on June 9.

Over 100 wealthy individuals registered for the event. We had 18 top-notch speakers over an informative and engaging 3-hour agenda! The event was facilitated by UFE’s Responsible Wealth Project Director, Mike Lapham. Panelists explored in-depth what’s in the three Billionaires Income Tax proposals, hearing from multiple representatives and senators... read our full post for more details!

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May Updates from Eroc

Eroc Arroyo-Montano, our director of cultural organizing, has some updates and photos to share from trainings he facilitated in May!

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