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Read this: Jewish Unitarian Universalists say ‘notice and name’ antisemitism

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Read this: Jewish Unitarian Universalists say ‘notice and name’ antisemitism

Letter from Jewish-identified UU clergy to Unitarian Universalists: ‘White supremacy culture and anti-Semitism are bound up together and must be challenged.’

Christopher L. Walton | 9/15/2017

Second Source language changed preliminarily at General Assembly 2017

General Assembly

Second Source language changed preliminarily at General Assembly 2017

Delegates vote to change ‘woman and men’ to ‘people’ in Second Source; GA will vote again on amendment in 2018.

Kenny Wiley | 6/30/2017

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

General Assembly

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 6/28/2017

Unitarian Universalists strive to go deeper at pre-GA racial justice training

General Assembly

Unitarian Universalists strive to go deeper at pre-GA racial justice training

‘What I observed in my group . . . is just how hungry people are for this work.’

Sonja L. Cohen, Kenny Wiley | 6/22/2017

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

General Assembly

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

General Assembly

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

Will analyze structural racism and white supremacy within the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

UUA president steps down amid outcry over hiring practices

UU news

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.

Elaine McArdle | 5/15/2017 | Summer 2017

Making this a time of opportunity

From the president

Making this a time of opportunity

From the interim co-presidents: We are committed to making this a time of opportunity and not merely a troubled time to be survived. 

Sofia Betancourt, William G Sinkford, Leon Spencer | 5/23/2017 | Summer 2017

Interim co-presidents see ‘opportunity to re-center ourselves’

UU news

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.

Elaine McArdle | 4/21/2017

Further updates to UUA resignations and controversy over hiring practices

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Further updates to UUA resignations and controversy over hiring practices

Summary of news developments, support for critical examination of racism within Unitarian Universalism, and reactions to President Peter Morales’s resignation.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/8/2017

Board will appoint committee to select interim president

UU news

Board will appoint committee to select interim president

Approves racism audit of UUA, will meet again April 10, when it may name interim president.

Elaine McArdle | 4/7/2017

Kindness over niceness

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Kindness over niceness

Valuing being kind and prophetic over ‘being nice’ would help Unitarian Universalists speak more powerfully to the present times.

Kimberley Debus | 4/3/2017 | Summer 2017

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