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Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

A Statement of Conscience and three Actions of Immediate Witness, passed by the 2015 General Assembly, focus on reproductive justice, Black Lives Matter, climate justice, and immigration.
 

Kenny Wiley | 7/9/2015

Black Lives Matter resolution, rally, die-in cap General Assembly

UUs block Portland intersection in Black Lives Matter die-in

Black Lives Matter resolution, rally, die-in cap General Assembly

“It’s not enough to say black lives matter—you have to believe it, and to live it.”

Kenny Wiley | 6/29/2015

Cornel West challenges, electrifies in 2015 Ware Lecture

Cornel West

Cornel West challenges, electrifies in 2015 Ware Lecture

“Let the phones be smart,” Cornel West tells Unitarian Universalists. “We have to be wise and aspire to integrity.”

Kenny Wiley | 6/28/2015

Call to action for climate justice, featuring Lummi Nation

People tie ribbons to sapling symbolizing climate justice commitments

Call to action for climate justice, featuring Lummi Nation

General Assembly public witness event calls UUs to commit to climate justice.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2015

Session 3: UUA adopts Statement of Conscience on reproductive justice

Session 3: UUA adopts Statement of Conscience on reproductive justice

In Friday’s General Session, UUA commits to reproductive justice, announces collaborative fundraising campaign, hears COA report on class.

Christopher L. Walton, Sonja L. Cohen | 6/27/2015

Commission on Appraisal will remain independent, delegates vote

Commission on Appraisal will remain independent, delegates vote

Delegates vote against bylaw amendment to make Commission on Appraisal a committee of the UUA board

Elaine McArdle | 6/27/2015

Better process for handling cases of clergy sex misconduct

Better process for handling cases of clergy sex misconduct

UUA has made strides in giving survivors of clergy sexual misconduct more voice in complaint process

Elaine McArdle | 6/27/2015

Clark Olsen receives Distinguished Service Award

The Rev. Clark Olsen

Clark Olsen receives Distinguished Service Award

Longtime minister and activist earns Association's highest honor.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/27/2015

Synergy bridging worship full of cheers, song

Synergy bridging worship full of cheers, song

“We were reminded tonight that each of our small actions come together to create greater change.”

Kenny Wiley | 6/27/2015

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

Amanda Weatherspoon and Kenny Wiley situate contemporary Unitarian Universalism in relation to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Kenneth Sutton | 6/26/2015

Group considers ways to make GA more inclusive, engaging

Group considers ways to make GA more inclusive, engaging

Workshop participants discussed ways to help the UUA Board reimagine governance.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/26/2015

Why failure is not an option

The Rev. Sean Parker Dennison

Why failure is not an option

Ministerial Conference at Berry Street essay presented by the Rev. Sean Parker Dennison.

Kenneth Sutton | 6/26/2015

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