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‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts

‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts

Leaders of the UUA, affiliated professional organizations, and identity groups ask congregations to hold conversations and submit feedback by December 20.

Staff Writer | 10/9/2019

Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work

Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work

Commission on Institutional Change is collecting testimony through end of September; 60 percent of survey respondents see antiracism work as most important to future of Unitarian Universalism.

Elaine McArdle | 9/25/2019

Hundreds of Unitarian Universalists join Global Climate Strike

Hundreds of Unitarian Universalists join Global Climate Strike

Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.

Elaine McArdle | 9/24/2019

Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’

Elaine McArdle | 9/11/2019

Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Meadville names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Chicago seminary welcomes ‘an innovative leader, a committed Unitarian Universalist, a celebrated educator, a social justice activist, an accomplished scholar, and an experienced community organizer’ as next president.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

UUA, DRUUMM sign memorandum of understanding at GA

UUA, DRUUMM sign memorandum of understanding at GA

Five-year agreement signed at 2019 General Assembly in Spokane.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Meadville Lombard names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Meadville Lombard names Ortega-Aponte as new president

Elias Ortega-Aponte succeeds Lee Barker at Chicago’s Unitarian Universalist seminary.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

The Commission on Institutional Change at General Assembly

The Commission on Institutional Change at General Assembly

The Commission invited UUs into conversation and discernment as they shared perspectives on institutional and cultural barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Virginia congregation celebrates new name, home

Virginia congregation celebrates new name, home

News briefs: Congregation moves from Norfolk to Virginia Beach; fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington, partners with S’Klallam Tribe to create Chief Chetzemoka Interpretive Trail.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

UUA names new treasurer, GA director

UUA names new treasurer, GA director

Since 2017, UUA staff has shifted from 19 to 28 percent people of color overall, and from 12 to 42 percent of senior staff.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

BLUU announces three panelists for upcoming theology symposium

BLUU announces three panelists for upcoming theology symposium

Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, in St. Paul, will feature Sofía Betancourt, Chris Cameron, and Rosemary Bray McNatt.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Applications for UUA Moderator search are due October 1

Applications for UUA Moderator search are due October 1

Board of Trustees appoints Elandria Williams and Mr. Barb Greve to continue serving as co-moderators through special election at June 2020 General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 8/29/2019

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