Presidential candidates reflect on new process
Process leading to 2017 UUA election did not anticipate a nominee dropping out.
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.’
‘I want to be the change’
Unitarian Universalist youth march in Washington and other cities to protest gun violence.
Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly
Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.
Houston UUs continue Harvey flood recovery
Harvey flood waters inundated the homes of one in five families at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church.
Seeking supportive community in traumatic times
Media roundup: Selected coverage of Unitarian Universalists in other media, September through December 2017.
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.
No candidates nominated to run for UUA moderator in 2019
Moderator Nominating Committee tells board that it found no suitable candidates willing to run for a six-year term.
Introducing ‘Side with Love,’ a more accessible public witness campaign
UUA’s public witness campaign changes name after criticism that ‘Standing on the Side of Love’ privileged able-bodied people.
Activists block natural gas construction site near Port of Tacoma
Unitarian Universalists assist Puyallup Tribe and climate justice activists in fight against liquefied natural gas plant.
500 gather outside NRA for vigil against gun violence
On fifth anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre, interfaith coalition gathers outside gun lobby’s headquarters.
As fires spread in California, church doors opened
Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.