In the media: church pressured over sign
Highlights from other news organizations’ coverage of Unitarian Universalists and their congregations.
What churches learn when they proclaim Black Lives Matter
Predominately white congregations reflect on the pushback and vandalism they experience for affirming “Black Lives Matter.”
Was the pope’s visit a turning point for climate justice?
Many Unitarian Universalists hope Pope Francis’s leadership will spur action on climate justice.
‘Protests feed the urgency’ for change
The Rev. Julie Taylor, a white minister, has advice for other racial justice allies from her work in Ferguson and St. Louis.
UUSC, UUA hope to raise $250K for refugees in next 15 days
Unitarian Universalists launch refugee crisis fund, call for admission of 200,000 refugees to the United States.
San Antonio interfaith coalition cheers living wage victories
Unitarian Universalists lobbied for city and county minimum wage increases.
In New Orleans, ‘a big humanity reclamation act’
Thousands of volunteers have been transformed in the ten years since Hurricane Katrina through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.
Board welcomes new trustees
The 2015 General Assembly elects three to the UUA Board of Trustees, and the board appoints a fourth new member.
In the media: Austin church offers sanctuary
At last, marriage equality goes nationwide
Black Lives Matter banners defaced at UU churches
Black Lives Matter banners at Unitarian Universalist churches have been defaced and stolen—sometimes repeatedly.
In Texas, UUs assist immigrant families and offer sanctuary
Austin church is housing a Guatemalan activist; in Colorado, immigrant leaves church after nine-month sanctuary.