UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion
Chanting “End mass incarceration!” and “Schools not cells!” about 1,000 Unitarian Universalists gathered in a public park in Spokane, Washington, for the General Assembly 2019 public witness event.
UU activist wins Rhodes Scholarship
‘I was just swept off my feet by the labor movement.’
Living for the chance of success
Every generation fights overwhelming odds for a more just world—and for the next generation to have the chance to fight, too.
‘We all want to feel safe’
Lessons from an evening with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting survivors.
‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service
‘As Unitarian Universalists, we are first and foremost religious communities that practice love as our foundation—and we are living in times of heartbreak, violence, and pain.’
Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters
During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.
We’re walking out for every student
As a teenager and a Unitarian Universalist, I have no choice but to speak up against the failure of our government to protect its youth from gun violence.
Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats
Only speaking out when one has skin in the game isn’t activism; it’s just self-preservation.
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.
500 gather outside NRA for vigil against gun violence
On fifth anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre, interfaith coalition gathers outside gun lobby’s headquarters.
Why many people don’t care about climate change
Perhaps the most important thing we can do to get people to focus on climate justice is to provide them with reliable employment, education, and health care.
Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian Universalist?
Six leaders reflect on activism and religious identity in a racially and politically charged era.