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Becoming the religious people we want to be

From the president

Becoming the religious people we want to be

It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 6/4/2018 | Summer 2018

The Universalist Klansman

Ideas

The Universalist Klansman

Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.

Colin Bossen | 6/1/2018 | Summer 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

UU news

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

Our work, too

From the editor

Our work, too

A glimpse into the work the editors are doing as part of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s commitment to dismantle white supremacy.

Christopher L. Walton | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

We are people who put windows in doors

Spirit

We are people who put windows in doors

Putting holes in things that used to be solid is hard. Some days, there is broken glass everywhere. And not all of us are skilled with the metaphorical power tools.

Liz James | 2/19/2018

Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats

Ideas

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

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

Keeping an open heart

Life

Keeping an open heart

As a Jewish UU, I delve into the layers of white supremacy culture without and within.

Dara Olandt | 11/27/2017 | Winter 2017

The practice of our faith

From the president

The practice of our faith

This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 11/7/2017 | Winter 2017

Three UU congregations sheltering immigrants

UU news

Three UU congregations sheltering immigrants

At least twelve other congregations are preparing to offer sanctuary.

Elaine McArdle | 10/10/2017 | Winter 2017

Read this: Jewish Unitarian Universalists say ‘notice and name’ antisemitism

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Read this: Jewish Unitarian Universalists say ‘notice and name’ antisemitism

Letter from Jewish-identified UU clergy to Unitarian Universalists: ‘White supremacy culture and anti-Semitism are bound up together and must be challenged.’

Christopher L. Walton | 9/15/2017

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