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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

Gift card scammers targeting congregations

Gift card scammers targeting congregations

In carefully targeted scams, email messages designed to look like they were sent by a minister ask members for gift cards.

Christian Schmidt | 7/19/2019

Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers

Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers

Members and leaders join July 2 “Close the Camps” protests, plan to join July 12 protests.

Elaine McArdle | 7/12/2019

UUs protest Homestead child detention center

UUs protest Homestead child detention center

Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2019

Commission invites UUs to build a ‘truly hospitable’ faith

Commission invites UUs to build a ‘truly hospitable’ faith

‘If we were able to fashion a UUA that could work for the person who had been the most marginalized among us, it would work better for everyone.’

Mary Byron, Natalie Fenimore, Cir L’Bert Jr., Elías Ortega, Leslie Takahashi | 6/17/2019 | Summer 2019

Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.

Staff Writer | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

DRUUMM: Rooted in renewal

DRUUMM: Rooted in renewal

Commentary: Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries is renewing its relationship with the UUA.

DRUUMM (Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries) | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Leader Lab offers training for congregational boards

Leader Lab offers training for congregational boards

New from the UUA: 12-session training program for congregational boards.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

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