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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Sherri Scott | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

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Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.

Michael Hart | 12/14/2018 | Spring 2019

Sin is personal, not just systemic

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Sin is personal, not just systemic

Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 

Molly Housh Gordon | 8/9/2017 | Spring 2018

‘Leaving no one out’

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‘Leaving no one out’

Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 7/31/2017 | Summer 2017

Coming of age in an American internment camp

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Coming of age in an American internment camp

Rose Tanaka, a Denver UU, graduated high school at Manzanar, the infamous American internment camp for people of Japanese descent.

Kenny Wiley | 7/17/2017 | Summer 2017

Refugees at home

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Refugees at home

Peter and Phyllis Morales have quietly shared their home with the family of two Mayan human rights activists since 2014.

Elaine McArdle | 5/29/2017 | Summer 2017

Be a patriot

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Be a patriot

Twenty lessons for citizens of an imperiled democracy, from a scholar of twentieth-century catastrophes.

Timothy Snyder | 2/20/2017 | Spring 2017

Declaration of conscience

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Declaration of conscience

We will oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.

Peter Morales, Tom Andrews | 2/27/2017 | Spring 2017

News brief: UUA, UUSC issue Declaration of Conscience ‘in these troubling times’

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News brief: UUA, UUSC issue Declaration of Conscience ‘in these troubling times’

Unitarian Universalist Association and UU Service Committee presidents vow to ‘oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.’

Christopher L. Walton | 1/18/2017

Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

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Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

A new documentary about two Unitarian heroes is coming this fall to PBS.

Denise T. Davidoff | 9/5/2016 | Fall 2016

Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

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Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

Business resolution focused on UUA investment practices regarding corporations involved in occupation of Palestine.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/26/2016

UUA’s United Nations rep leads NGO group

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UUA’s United Nations rep leads NGO group

Bruce Knotts chosen to lead executive committee of nongovernmental organizations associated with UN Department of Public Information.

Elaine McArdle | 4/11/2016 | Summer 2016

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