Cross Borders with UUCSJ



Both within and outside of the United States, UUCSJ offers immersion learning programs as a primary strategy in fulfilling our mission to inspire and sustain faith-based, effective activism for justice, on issues of local, national and global importance.

Below are the current locations where we journey with youth, adults of all ages, and religious professionals. Congregational groups interested in journeying to a particular location can reach out to or call us at 617-301-4347 to inquire with questions or potential travel dates. Individuals interested in journeying with us should look for open enrollment journeys on our calendar page.

Arizona/ Mexico Border

Open to youth and adults

Boston, MA

Open to youth

West Virginia

Open to youth and adults

El Salvador

Open to adults and religious professionals


Open to adults
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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at and 617-301-4303