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The spectrum of inclusion

Life

The spectrum of inclusion

Unitarian Universalist communities are learning to value the many forms of neurodiversity.

Kris Willcox | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Factory-installed

Spirit

Factory-installed

My bodily differences are part of my dignity and humanity.

Theresa I. Soto | 11/26/2018 | Winter 2018

My pony

Spirit

My pony

Admitting I would benefit from using a scooter gave me the gift of freedom.

Meg Barnhouse | 11/26/2018 | Winter 2018

A gesture of love

Ideas

A gesture of love

When some felt excluded by his lyrics, Jason Shelton chose to reimagine ‘Standing on the Side of Love.’

Kimberly French | 10/16/2017 | Fall 2017

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

General Assembly

63 UU congregations are sanctuary churches

Two congregations have been given new accessibility certification; two groups have become covenanting communities.

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/22/2017

Congregations AIM for inclusion

Inside

Congregations AIM for inclusion

AIM certification helps congregations become more inclusive and accessible to people living with disabilities.

Elaine McArdle | 12/12/2016 | Winter 2016

Changing ideas about disabilities

Inside

Changing ideas about disabilities

EqUUal Access seeks to enable the full engagement of people with disabilities in UU communities and the broader society.

Elaine McArdle | 2/6/2017 | Winter 2016

What are all those yellow stripes?

General Assembly

What are all those yellow stripes?

General Assembly is the site of country’s largest temporary hearing loop installation.

Kenneth Sutton | 6/25/2016

Video highlights accessibility at new UUA headquarters

Blog

Video highlights accessibility at new UUA headquarters

On first anniversary of the UUA’s move to new headquarters, video highlights accessible design.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/20/2015

Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children

Blog

Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children

A new study finds that suicide rates for black children ages 5 to 11 have leapt in recent years, while decreasing for white kids.

Elaine McArdle | 5/19/2015

UUs ‘restored to sanity’

Life

UUs ‘restored to sanity’

When the Twelve Steps and Unitarian Universalism are practiced together, they can heal the broken

Sonja L. Cohen | 4/20/2015 | Spring 2015