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‘Our Community Has Power’

Showing Up for Justice

‘Our Community Has Power’

UU the Vote reached millions of voters with support of volunteers and partnerships.

Andrea Dulanto 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Prayer is an act of preparation

Spirit

Prayer is an act of preparation

‘In the midst of crisis or heartbreak, a regular spiritual practice can help us find the capacity to remain present to our emotions and experiences without cutting them off or turning away.’

Susan Frederick-Gray 6/1/2020

‘Keep pushing on’

Life

‘Keep pushing on’

Teen climate activist Sophia Geiger fights for systemic change.

Jim Ross 3/1/2020 Spring 2020

Media Roundup: Protecting immigrant children, and sheltering every life

Blog

Media Roundup: Protecting immigrant children, and sheltering every life

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources

Heather Christensen 12/17/2019

Media Roundup: Unitarian Universalists strive to match beliefs and actions

Blog

Media Roundup: Unitarian Universalists strive to match beliefs and actions

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources

Heather Christensen 12/10/2019

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

Life

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.

Sherri Daye Scott 11/18/2019 Winter 2019

UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion

General Assembly

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.

Elaine McArdle 6/21/2019

UU activist wins Rhodes Scholarship

Life

UU activist wins Rhodes Scholarship

‘I was just swept off my feet by the labor movement.’

Arthur Hirsch 4/8/2019 Spring 2019

Living for the chance of success

Life

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.

Liz James 10/29/2018 Fall 2018

‘We all want to feel safe’

Ideas

‘We all want to feel safe’

Lessons from an evening with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting survivors.

Lars Lonnroth 9/4/2018 Fall 2018

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

General Assembly

‘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.’

Staff Writer 6/28/2018

Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters

General Assembly

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.

Elaine McArdle 6/21/2018

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