GA affirms democracy as vital but corrupted ideal
At annual business meeting, Unitarian Universalists also celebrate completion of fundraising for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.
Corruption of democracy
Three recent books examine fascism as a contemporary phenomenon.
Leader Lab offers training for congregational boards
New from the UUA: 12-session training program for congregational boards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Board prepares bylaw changes for 2018 General Assembly
Changes will simplify social witness resolutions process, remove gendered language, and allow for co-moderators.
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.
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.