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Tim Atkins resigns from UUA Board of Trustees

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Tim Atkins resigns from UUA Board of Trustees

Atkins stepped down in January, saying he objected to moderator election plan and board’s use of executive session.

Elaine McArdle | 3/6/2019

Christina Rivera resigns from UUA Board of Trustees

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Christina Rivera resigns from UUA Board of Trustees

Rivera was a central figure in the UUA’s 2017 hiring controversy and an organizer of the White Supremacy Teach-in; UUA co-moderators denounce hateful letters Rivera and her family received.

Elaine McArdle | 12/17/2018

Commission completes review of hiring controversy, prepares for racism audit

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Commission completes review of hiring controversy, prepares for racism audit

Commission on Institutional Change issues report on tumultuous spring of 2017, prepares for broader audit of white supremacy culture within UUA.

Elaine McArdle | 10/17/2018 | Winter 2018

Conversations at General Assembly

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Conversations at General Assembly

Photographs from conversations at the 2018 UUA General Assembly, plus dialogue prompts the Board of Trustees posed about essential features of Unitarian Universalism and visions for its future. 

Sonja L. Cohen | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

Unitarian Universalists call for abolition of ICE and end of family separation at border

General Assembly

Unitarian Universalists call for abolition of ICE and end of family separation at border

UUA General Assembly continues focus on dismantling white supremacy. Resolutions condemn criminalization of migrants, call for end to private prisons, and urge support for indigenous water protectors.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/25/2018

News brief: Board of Northern New England District recommends dissolving district

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News brief: Board of Northern New England District recommends dissolving district

District serving congregations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is part of the UUA’s New England Region. Two of the four districts in that region have already dissolved.

Christopher L. Walton | 3/22/2018 | Summer 2018

Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

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Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly

Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.

Elaine McArdle | 3/2/2018 | Summer 2018

No candidates nominated to run for UUA moderator in 2019

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No candidates nominated to run for UUA moderator in 2019

Moderator Nominating Committee tells board that it found no suitable candidates willing to run for a six-year term.

Elaine McArdle | 2/6/2018

News brief: UUA Presidential Search Committee seeks input on process

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News brief: UUA Presidential Search Committee seeks input on process

The committee charged with selecting two candidates to run for UUA president is seeking feedback about its process, which was used for the first time in the 2017 election.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/21/2017

‘We have all been charged’

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‘We have all been charged’

At the General Assembly in New Orleans, Unitarian Universalists find hopeful signs in a time of surprising change.

Kenny Wiley, Elaine McArdle | 9/6/2017 | Fall 2017

News brief: UUA seeks nominations for acting moderator

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News brief: UUA seeks nominations for acting moderator

Apply by June 30; Board of Trustees will select a successor to the late Jim Key. 

Elaine McArdle | 6/19/2017

UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

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UUA co-presidents set goals for racial diversity of staff

New hiring procedures aim for 40 percent of managers and professional staff to be people of color or indigenous people.

Elaine McArdle | 6/12/2017 | Fall 2017

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