Fault Lines of Injustice
This special issue of UU World examines how we can create a more just, equitable, and antiracistsociety, reflecting fundamental values of theUnitarian Universalist faith tradition.
by Christopher L. Walton and Lisa Gregory in From the Editor

Our Commitment to Democracy is Theological
Unitarian Universalist values call us to audaciously imagine a world where no one is disposable and where everyone can thrive. They also call us to the struggle that brings these ideals to fruition.
by Susan Frederick-Gray in From the president

The Rev. Abbey Tennis (left), of First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, and UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray march  in a November 4 “Count Every Vote” rally  in Philadelphia

© 2020 Caroline Gutman

© 2020 Caroline Gutman

Part 1: Showing Up for Justice

‘Our Community Has Power’
UU the Vote reached millions of voters.
by Andrea Dulanto

UUs Who Made a Difference
Unitarians and Universalists have a long history of advocating for justice. Here are just a few who left their mark on the world.

Q&A: Sam Ames
Civil rights attorney on strengthening trans rights.

Media Roundup: Faithful Responses to Election Day
Unitarian Universalist congregations in the news

Defining Citizenship by Taking It Away
Citizenship stripping exemplifies the bundle of contradictions that is the United States of America.
by Amanda Frost

UUA Condemns Anti-Asian Violence

Moment of Reflection: Witness and Protest

Spiking unemployment during the  pandemic has resulted in long lines at food pantries (here, in Brooklyn), with Latinx  and Black households more than twice as likely as white households to report  being food insecure.

© 2020 Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images

© 2020 Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images

Part 2: We the People?

Pandemic Reckoning
Six experts on deep fissures the past year has revealed.
by Joshua Eaton

Q&A: jessie little doe baird
Wampanoag leader on challenges facing Native Americans.

Media Roundup: Pandemic Memorials, Promoting Diversity, Grants for Community Service
Unitarian Universalist congregations in the news.

Moment of Reflection: Incongruous
Poem by Everett Hoagland

State Rep. Attica Scott talks to reporters after spending a night in jail.

© 2020 Brett Carlsen/Getty Images

© 2020 AP Photo/Darron Cummings

Part 3: Policing Crisis

Sanctuary for Change
First Unitarian Church of Louisville harbors protesters demanding police accountability.
by Elaine McArdle

Roots of the Crisis
Notable guides to the roots of white supremacy in American policing.

Congregations Reaffirm Black Lives Matter
Unitarian Universalist congregations targeted by police or by right-wing protesters remain steadfast.
by Elaine McArdle, 10/13/20

Q&A: Justice Gatson 
Community organizer on ending cash bail.

Moment of Reflection: Memorial for People Killed by Police

Unitarian Universalism Today

Improvisations for a Pandemic Year
Congregations continue to evolve to foster faith and worship online.
by Sherri Daye Scott

Media Roundup: Congregations Engage with Their Communities
Unitarian Universalist congregations in the news.

UUA Seeks to Build on 2020’s Success with Second All-Virtual General Assembly

Commission Prepares to Revise Principles and Sources

UUA Will Present Five-Year Institutional Change Plan

In Memoriam: President O. Eugene Pickett
by Tom Stites

In Memoriam: Co-Moderator Elandria Williams
by Elaine McArdle

Clergy Deaths
Death notices in UU World’s Milestones section are abridged for print from the full obituaries published by the UU Ministers Association.

Families Weave a Tapestry of Faith

Love Over Walls (PDF)
Four-page insert adapted from Tapestry of Faith lifespan faith development programs.
by the UUA Faith Development Office in Families Weave a Tapestry of Faith

UU World Families Pages

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