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Dispatches from the annual General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association each June, written by UU World writers.

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

Will analyze structural racism and white supremacy within the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017 | Fall 2017

UUA board votes to limit president’s ability to grant severance packages

UUA board votes to limit president’s ability to grant severance packages

In second day of New Orleans meeting, Board of Trustees also caps how much president can spend without board approval.

Elaine McArdle | 6/21/2017

UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

UUA board approves funding plan for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism

At New Orleans board meeting, trustees also discuss deficit caused by severance packages.

Elaine McArdle | 6/21/2017 | Fall 2017

New Orleans will infuse this year’s General Assembly

New Orleans will infuse this year’s General Assembly

UUA’s annual convention will embrace city’s culture and learn from its challenges. 

Elaine McArdle | 3/13/2017 | Summer 2017

‘I need you to survive’

‘I need you to survive’

UUA General Assembly reaffirms commitment to racial justice.

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 9/12/2016 | Fall 2016

Challenging the secrets around clergy misconduct

Updated General Assembly credentials report: 1,842 delegates

Updated General Assembly credentials report: 1,842 delegates

It turns out that several hundred General Assembly delegates received voting cards without being counted in the final credentials report.

Christopher L. Walton | 7/11/2016

At General Assembly, vote of confidence in Black Lives Matter movement

At General Assembly, vote of confidence in Black Lives Matter movement

Delegates also affirm transgender rights, solidarity with Muslims, gun restrictions; agree to examine Pilgrim legacy; split on divestment resolution.

Christopher L. Walton | 7/1/2016

New UUA board reviews GA 2016

New UUA board reviews GA 2016

Plans future discussion on Robert’s Rules of Order, clergy sexual misconduct.

Elaine McArdle | 6/30/2016

Movement for black lives takes center stage Sunday at General Assembly

Movement for black lives takes center stage Sunday at General Assembly

‘It ain’t just your faith. It’s mine.’

Kenny Wiley | 6/27/2016

Presidential candidates present their visions for leading Unitarian Universalism

Presidential candidates present their visions for leading Unitarian Universalism

Delegates hear for first time from Frederick-Gray, Miller, and Pupke.

Elaine McArdle | 6/26/2016

Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

Business resolution focused on UUA investment practices regarding corporations involved in occupation of Palestine.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/26/2016

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