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Communities of compassion and resistance

From the president

Communities of compassion and resistance

In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

The messages we send

Ideas

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.

Brittany Packnett | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

New Orleans activists urged restorative justice for assailants who attacked two UUA employees

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 8/20/2018 | Fall 2018

Unitarian Universalists join movement to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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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.

Michael Hart | 7/9/2018

In final vote, General Assembly affirms issues other petitions raised

General Assembly

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.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/29/2018

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

General Assembly

‘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.’

Staff Writer | 6/28/2018

Watch Brittany Packnett’s Ware Lecture to the UUA General Assembly

General Assembly

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. 

Staff Writer | 6/24/2018

UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system

General Assembly

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.

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2018

Ministers mark Juneteenth with rally and action in Kansas City

General Assembly

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.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/20/2018

Living the emergency

Life

Living the emergency

Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 6/25/2018 | Summer 2018

‘You cannot go out’

Feature

‘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.

Patrick Sullivan | 3/19/2018 | Spring 2018

Lawsuit settled against Sheriff Arpaio for workplace raids

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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.

Elaine McArdle | 2/9/2018 | Summer 2018

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