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News brief: Institutional Change team calls for better tracking and support of RE professionals

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News brief: Institutional Change team calls for better tracking and support of RE professionals

Read the Commission on Institutional Change’s November report.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Commission completes review of hiring controversy, prepares for racism audit

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Commission completes review of hiring controversy, prepares for racism audit

Commission on Institutional Change issues report on tumultuous spring of 2017, prepares for broader audit of white supremacy culture within UUA.

Elaine McArdle | 10/17/2018 | Winter 2018

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

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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

Read this: Commission releases report on hiring practices controversy

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Read this: Commission releases report on hiring practices controversy

Commission on Institutional Change completes investigation of contested hiring process for UUA Southern Region Lead position in 2017, offers reflections and recommendations for ‘fundamental and deep’ changes.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/9/2018

UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color

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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

Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

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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

With new co-moderators, board sets ‘rich and warm’ tone

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With new co-moderators, board sets ‘rich and warm’ tone

October meeting of UUA Board of Trustees approves $488,640 budget for Commission on Institutional Change.

Elaine McArdle | 11/1/2017 | Spring 2018

Board appoints six to two-year Commission on Institutional Change

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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 co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

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UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

New hiring procedures aim for 40 percent of managers and professional staff to be people of color or indigenous people.

Elaine McArdle | 6/12/2017 | Fall 2017

Board of Trustees ‘getting to real clarity’ about racism

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Board of Trustees ‘getting to real clarity’ about racism

In first meeting with interim co-presidents, UUA board talks about racism; discusses proposed bylaw amendments; hears call for general conference.

Elaine McArdle | 5/12/2017

News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

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News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

In April 3 meeting, UUA Board of Trustees endorses ‘UU White Supremacy Teach In,’ discusses plan for interim president, outlines plan for audit of hiring practices.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/5/2017