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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election

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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists offer pastoral presence, resistance during contentious election

Also in the news: Louisville church provides sanctuary to protesters against police brutality; congregations in Massachusetts and Missouri  will host homeless shelters all winter.

Sonja L. Cohen, Christopher L. Walton | 11/6/2020

This is no ‘nation of immigrants’

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This is no ‘nation of immigrants’

Let us mourn, not celebrate, the 400-year anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in 1620.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz | 9/1/2020

‘Illegal’ immigrants & legal inhumanity

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‘Illegal’ immigrants & legal inhumanity

who are we the people to keep people / from cropping the ‘amber waves of grain’

Everett Hoagland | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

Media Roundup: Protecting immigrant children, and sheltering every life

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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

Living in limbo

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Living in limbo

As the U.S. government aggressively pursues undocumented immigrants, life goes on for months or even years as those in sanctuary appeal their cases.

Arthur Hirsch | 12/2/2019 | Winter 2019

UU values on display in three recent films

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UU values on display in three recent films

A documentary about LGBTQ immigrants, a documentary about progressive religion in Oklahoma, and an animated short film about refugees have Unitarian Universalist connections.

Elaine McArdle | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers

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Unitarian Universalists join national protests against migrant detention centers

Members and leaders join July 2 “Close the Camps” protests, plan to join July 12 protests.

Elaine McArdle | 7/12/2019

UUs protest Homestead child detention center

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UUs protest Homestead child detention center

Thousands of immigrant children are held at for-profit detention center in Florida.

Elaine McArdle | 6/28/2019

Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

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Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.

Staff Writer | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid

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Bellingham fellowship assists families of immigrants arrested in ICE raid

Unitarian Universalists provide meeting space, food, money, and volunteer support to local immigrant families disrupted by ICE arrests.

Elaine McArdle | 12/24/2018

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

Faith floods the desert

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Faith floods the desert

UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray and other clergy join No More Deaths effort, bringing 125 gallons of bottled water to desolate region near Arizona-Mexico border.

Sonja L. Cohen | 11/1/2018 | Winter 2018

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