Our Economic Justice program focuses on the food and housing needs of the Gainesville community.

Action Teams

Family Promise

Family Promise of Gainesville collaborates with a community-wide network of local congregations. UUFG helps Family Promise member congregations provide support to homeless families for a week at a time four times a year, so that those families can be helped to get jobs, transportation, and a place to live. providing housing, meals and transportation to families. Family Promise staff offers counseling and help with financial aid, child care, and finding employment.

Family Promise (chair Pat Caren, pmrc423@gmail.com)


Pineridge outreach works with residents of Pineridge subdivision to make life better.

Pineridge (co-chairs Kirsten Flamand, flamankr@sbac.edu; and Alice Primack, primacks39@gmail.com)

Liaisons with Community

Alachua County Labor CoalitionMary Bahr at kmlisle@yahoo.com