'The impact of Isipho on us has been massive. Our whole family is different.'
Excerpted with permission from Social Action Heroes: Unitarian Universalists Who Are Changing the World, ©2011 by Michelle Bates Deakin (Skinner House Books, 2011).
Please note: newsletter on hiatus
Michelle Bates Deakin, a member of First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, Massachusetts, was a UU World contributing editor from 2006 to 2011 and a UU World senior editor from 2011 to 2014. She is the author of Social Action Heroes: Unitarian Universalists Who Are Changing the World (Skinner House, 2011) and Gay Marriage, Real Life: 10 Stories of Love and Family (Skinner House, 2006).
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.
Resistance by the ‘Rules’
What are the restrictions on congregations getting involved in politics?