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Coming of age in an American internment camp

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Coming of age in an American internment camp

Rose Tanaka, a Denver UU, graduated high school at Manzanar, the infamous American internment camp for people of Japanese descent.

Kenny Wiley | 7/17/2017 | Summer 2017

Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

Ideas

Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

A new documentary about two Unitarian heroes is coming this fall to PBS.

Denise T. Davidoff | 9/5/2016 | Fall 2016

Unitarian Universalist congregations sponsor Syrian refugees

UU news

Unitarian Universalist congregations sponsor Syrian refugees

At least three U.S. congregations and 25 Canadian congregations are already sponsoring refugee families from Syria.

Elaine McArdle | 12/21/2015

UUSC, UUA hope to raise $250K for refugees in next 15 days

UU news

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.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/11/2015 | Winter 2015

Remembering liberation on Memorial Day

Spirit

Remembering liberation on Memorial Day

Perhaps we need only to go back to history, and consider where and how this celebration evolved.

Michelle Richards | 5/30/2011

Illinois church collects veterans’ stories

UU news

Illinois church collects veterans’ stories

Unitarian Universalist church’s oral history project opens up conversations about military service.

Donald E. Skinner | 5/25/2009

Five years of 9/11 articles

From the editor

Five years of 9/11 articles

Selections from UU World’s archives, 2001–2006.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/11/2006

Secularism and tolerance after 9/11

Bookshelf

Secularism and tolerance after 9/11

Isn’t religion supposed to be fading away?

Doug Muder | 9/4/2006 | Fall 2006

Righteous among the nations

Feature

Righteous among the nations

From the archives: Israel honors two Unitarians for rescuing refugees in World War II; their story provokes soul-searching today.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 6/5/2006 | Summer 2006

A pacifist’s salute

Spirit

A pacifist’s salute

A Unitarian Universalist military chaplain can’t fight but honors those who do.

Cynthia Kane | 5/29/2006

A life committed to justice

Feature

A life committed to justice

For decades, Tom Andrews has been at the forefront of movements for human rights, international peace, disabled people’s rights, tax reform, and more.

Kimberly French | 1/1/2004 | January/February 2004