News brief: UUA president speaks at launch of Poor People’s Campaign
Susan Frederick-Gray condemns tax bill as part of ‘all-out violent assault’ on poor, working class, and middle class people; interfaith movement plans nationwide campaign of nonviolent civil disobedience.
Do you have to be an activist to be a Unitarian Universalist?
Six leaders reflect on activism and religious identity in a racially and politically charged era.
The practice of our faith
This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.
How far can Unitarian Universalism’s First Principle go?
As national events chip away at my First-Principle practices, I have to wonder: What will be left?
Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott
‘a man much like myself’
In the lineage of Montgomery
The Rev. Jesse Jackson preaches at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Representing a moral center
Interfaith, multiracial clergy coalition resisted white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.
UUs fight ACA repeal with civil disobedience
Unitarian Universalists joined interfaith coalition partners fighting repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Read this: UUA president condemns Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from military
‘We believe that transgender people should be accorded all the rights and responsibilities due every citizen, including the right to serve our country in the military.’
The essence of spiritual activism
Hope and compassion can be a critical part of political and spiritual resistance for Unitarian Universalists.
Resistance by the ‘Rules’
What are the restrictions on congregations getting involved in politics?
Creating a symbol of our times
‘We need interreligious scholarship that is beyond coexistence and dialogue. That gets to our need for co-resistance.’