Communities of compassion and resistance
In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.
The messages we send
Too often, the idea that marginalized people cannot and should not expect to be fully and sincerely included in the fabric of our communities is reinforced by each of us.
New Orleans activists urged restorative justice for assailants who attacked two UUA employees
Two UUA employees who were violently robbed during the 2017 General Assembly urged leniency in case against four attackers, who were sentenced to prison terms.
Unitarian Universalists join movement to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Actions protesting U.S. treatment of migrants and asylum seekers were organized by the Latinx organization Mijente in San Diego on July 2.
In final vote, General Assembly affirms issues other petitions raised
Delegates affirm importance of issues raised by three proposed Actions of Immediate Witness that did not make it onto the final agenda.
‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service
‘As Unitarian Universalists, we are first and foremost religious communities that practice love as our foundation—and we are living in times of heartbreak, violence, and pain.’
Watch Brittany Packnett’s Ware Lecture to the UUA General Assembly
‘The more you benefit from supremacy the more responsible you have to be to dismantle it,’ Brittany Packnett tells Unitarian Universalists gathered in Kansas City.
UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.
Ministers mark Juneteenth with rally and action in Kansas City
Unitarian Universalist ministers and local UUs mark Juneteenth with rally in solidarity with Poor People’s Campaign in Kansas City.
Living the emergency
Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.
‘You cannot go out’
Since October, Sujitno and Dahlia Sajuti have lived in a Unitarian Universalist church, pleading to stay in the country they’ve called home for thirty years.
Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids
UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray, a plaintiff in suit against Arizona county sheriff’s office, says fight for immigrant justice continues.