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The trial of UU Scott Warren has ended in a mistrial, with the jury unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Warren was on trial for providing aid to migrants crossing the border, as part of his work with the organization No Más Muertes, an official ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, Arizona. (Washington Post, 6.12.19)
Members of First Parish in Concord, Massachusetts, voted unanimously to support the Green New Deal proposed by Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. First Parish is a Green Sanctuary and has lived that designation in many ways, including having solar panels on its roof. (Wicked Local Concord, 6.14.19)
First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has an unusual tenant: the Cambridge Homeless Court. Created when the Cambridge District Court moved too far away for homeless residents of Cambridge, the court focuses on making sure defendants get the help they need. (WGBH, 6.13.19)
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The Rev. Heather Christensen writes “The Interdependent Web,” UU World’s weekly guide to Unitarian Universalist blogs. She lives with her partner Liesl and their two young children in Bellingham, Washington.
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