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Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.

Elaine McArdle | 6/1/2018

Donor gives camp an observatory

Donor gives camp an observatory

Plus: Flooding brings fish into meeting house basement; Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, church celebrates building expansion; Madison, Wisconsin, society marks fiftieth anniversary.

Sonja L. Cohen, Rachel Walden | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

UU leaders arrested as Poor People’s Campaign begins national action

UU leaders arrested as Poor People’s Campaign begins national action

Interfaith justice movement launches 40 Days of Action in most state capitals; UUA president and sixteen other UUs arrested in D.C.

Arthur Hirsch | 5/18/2018

Mary Katherine Morn named new president of UU Service Committee

Mary Katherine Morn named new president of UU Service Committee

The Rev. Mary Katherine Morn has led the Unitarian Universalist Association’s fundraising since 2014.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/16/2018

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

“Lives are being destroyed” by white supremacy culture in Unitarian Universalist communities, trustees say; board will address congregations this month.

Elaine McArdle | 5/11/2018

Presidential candidates reflect on new process

Presidential candidates reflect on new process

Process leading to 2017 UUA election did not anticipate a nominee dropping out.

Elaine McArdle | 4/18/2018 | Summer 2018

UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color

UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color

UUA has been asked for help with more than fifteen conflicts this year. Commission on Institutional Change calls for investigation of ‘disparate treatment of people of color by congregations.’

Elaine McArdle | 3/29/2018 | Summer 2018

‘I want to be the change’

‘I want to be the change’

Unitarian Universalist youth march in Washington and other cities to protest gun violence.

Michael Hart | 3/27/2018 | Summer 2018

Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.

Elaine McArdle | 3/2/2018 | Summer 2018

Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery

Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery

Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.

Kenny Wiley | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Seeking supportive community in traumatic times

Seeking supportive community in traumatic times

Media roundup: Selected coverage of Unitarian Universalists in other media, September through December 2017.

Rachel Walden | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, a plaintiff in suit against Arizona county sheriff’s office, says fight for immigrant justice continues.

Elaine McArdle | 2/9/2018 | Summer 2018

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