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Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats

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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.

Marchaé Grair | 1/19/2018

Introducing ‘Side with Love,’ a more accessible public witness campaign

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 1/10/2018

500 gather outside NRA for vigil against gun violence

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500 gather outside NRA for vigil against gun violence

On fifth anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre, interfaith coalition gathers outside gun lobby’s headquarters. 

Elaine McArdle | 12/19/2017

Why many people don’t care about climate change

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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, educationand health care. 

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 12/19/2017

Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian Universalist?

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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.

Takiyah Nur Amin, Robin Bartlett, Ranwa Hammamy, Paul Rasor, Marilyn Sewell, Pamela Wat | 1/8/2018 | Winter 2017

Adjusting to new ringtones

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Adjusting to new ringtones

Being responsive to shifts and changes—in justice work and beyond—is hard and crucial for Unitarian Universalists.

Jane Ranney Rzepka | 10/23/2017

Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

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Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

‘a man much like myself’

Michael Bourgo | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Representing a moral center

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Representing a moral center

Interfaith, multiracial clergy coalition resisted white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Elaine McArdle | 8/17/2017 | Winter 2017

UUs fight ACA repeal with civil disobedience

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UUs fight ACA repeal with civil disobedience

Unitarian Universalists joined interfaith coalition partners fighting repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Elaine McArdle | 8/11/2017 | Winter 2017

Climate justice activism: ‘To call a place home’

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Climate justice activism: ‘To call a place home’

My Unitarian Universalist values and connections called me to climate justice activism—and to stay in the South as I work.

Aly Tharp | 4/24/2017

When hope is hard to find

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When hope is hard to find

The young women in my life help me rise up.

Kimberly French | 2/27/2017

Phoenix woman deported, activists arrested blocking ICE van

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Phoenix woman deported, activists arrested blocking ICE van

Unitarian Universalist minister, six others jailed overnight for blocking vehicle.

Elaine McArdle | 2/17/2017 | Summer 2017

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