Board expresses regret for ‘enflamed debate’ of Black Lives Matter resolution
At October meeting, UUA Board of Trustees acknowledges ‘hurt’ at 2015 General Assembly.
Ban a hymn for the bottom line?
An Austin, Texas, church auctioned off rights to block a hymn from use for a year.
UUA kicks off presidential race
Names of at least two nominees will be made public on February 1, 2016.
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