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.
Candidate statement: Susan Frederick-Gray
Three things are essential: Spiritual vitality, partnership, and organizing for impact.
Candidate statement: Alison Miller
I promise to ignite faith, empower change, and advance justice.
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.
Fire, arrest hit community ministry
Selections from UU World’s weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.
Tulsa church will move downtown
Congregational news briefs: Sacramento UUs parter with refugee group; two congregations endorse carbon fee and dividend program.
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.
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.
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.
West Virginia UU wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting
Charleston Gazette-Mail reporter Eric Eyre investigated prescription drug abuse.
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.
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.