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UUA president steps down amid outcry over hiring practices

UUA president steps down amid outcry over hiring practices

Board calls for inquiry into bias in hiring, appoints interim team; widespread support for examination of white supremacy within UUA.

Elaine McArdle | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray

Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray

Three things are essential: Spiritual vitality, partnership, and organizing for impact.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Alison Miller

Candidate statement: Alison Miller

I promise to ignite faith, empower change, and advance justice. 

Alison Miller | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Candidate statement: Jeanne Pupke

Candidate statement: Jeanne Pupke

It is the job of the UUA to assure that every congregation and covenanted community has the opportunity and resources to thrive.

Jeanne Pupke | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Fire, arrest hit community ministry

Fire, arrest hit community ministry

Selections from UU World’s weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

Rachel Walden | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Tulsa church will move downtown

Tulsa church will move downtown

Congregational news briefs: Sacramento UUs parter with refugee group; two congregations endorse carbon fee and dividend program.

Kenny Wiley | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Citing ‘significant health concerns,’ UUA Moderator Jim Key resigns

Citing ‘significant health concerns,’ UUA Moderator Jim Key resigns

Key has presided over UUA Board of Trustees during racial equity conversation of past two months.

Elaine McArdle | 5/13/2017

Board of Trustees ‘getting to real clarity’ about racism

Board of Trustees ‘getting to real clarity’ about racism

In first meeting with interim co-presidents, UUA board talks about racism; discusses proposed bylaw amendments; hears call for general conference.

Elaine McArdle | 5/12/2017

UUA presidential election to use ranked-choice voting

UUA presidential election to use ranked-choice voting

Because there are more than two candidates, this election will be the first since 1977 to use the UUA’s instant runoff voting provision. Delegates’ second-choice pick may be the deciding factor.

Elaine McArdle | 5/8/2017 | Summer 2017

West Virginia UU wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

West Virginia UU wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre investigated prescription drug abuse.

Christian Schmidt | 5/8/2017

Interim co-presidents see ‘opportunity to re-center ourselves’

Interim co-presidents see ‘opportunity to re-center ourselves’

‘Sometimes it takes a shock to a system to get it unstuck,’ says UUA Interim Co-President William G. Sinkford.

Elaine McArdle | 4/21/2017

Three co-presidents to lead UUA until General Assembly 2017

Three co-presidents to lead UUA until General Assembly 2017

Board of Trustees appoints the Rev. Sofía Betancourt, the Rev. William G. Sinkford, and Leon Spencer to lead Association after President Peter Morales’s resignation.

Elaine McArdle | 4/11/2017

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