Fire, arrest hit community ministry
Selections from UU World’s weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.
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.
Board will appoint committee to select interim president
Approves racism audit of UUA, will meet again April 10, when it may name interim president.
Two more UUA senior staff announce they will step down
After President Peter Morales resigned, the Rev. Harlan Limpert, chief operating officer, and the Rev. Scott Tayler, head of Congregational Life, are leaving, too.
Morales: ‘It was clear I had lost credibility and trust’
UUA President Peter Morales explains why he resigned amid accusations of white supremacy in hiring practices.
UUA president resigns amid controversy over hiring practices
The Rev. Peter Morales steps down three months before end of term amid charges that a senior hire reflects white supremacy and failures to promote staff diversity.
Texas UU coalition fights bills hostile to immigrants and transgender people
240 Unitarian Universalists lobby legislators on reproductive justice, immigrant and refugee justice, and economic justice issues.