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Almost 5,000 attend Virtual General Assembly

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Almost 5,000 attend Virtual General Assembly

UUA’s first online-only General Assembly calls for solidarity with Indigenous communities, supports defunding police, and formalizes human rights investment screen.

Christopher L. Walton | 7/9/2020

Investing in change

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Investing in change

As UUA treasurer and CFO, Tim Brennan led on socially responsible investing and shareholder advocacy.

Elaine McArdle | 6/1/2020

Kansas church wins court battle to host homeless shelter

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Kansas church wins court battle to host homeless shelter

Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church wins court battle to house homeless people in Lenexa, Kansas.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 12/20/2019

Faith in finance

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Faith in finance

Responsible investing means aligning your financial goals with your values.

Rachel V. Burlock | 1/13/2020 | Winter 2019

Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience

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Assembly adopts economic inequality Statement of Conscience

'Challenging extreme inequity locally and globally is a moral imperative.'

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/24/2017

Class background, Unitarian Universalism’s hidden diversity

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Class background, Unitarian Universalism’s hidden diversity

Three books explore the white working-class experience in America.

Doug Muder | 1/2/2017 | Winter 2016

Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

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Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

Business resolution focused on UUA investment practices regarding corporations involved in occupation of Palestine.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/26/2016

In new model for difficult GA topics, panelists discuss divestment

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In new model for difficult GA topics, panelists discuss divestment

Four individuals share personal stories, discuss difficulty of the topic.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2016

Ministers with UU housing coop awarded $100,000 by ‘Forbes’

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Ministers with UU housing coop awarded $100,000 by ‘Forbes’

Two Unitarian Universalist ministers lauded in competition for young social entrepreneurs.

Elaine McArdle | 11/23/2015

San Antonio interfaith coalition cheers living wage victories

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San Antonio interfaith coalition cheers living wage victories

Unitarian Universalists lobbied for city and county minimum wage increases.

Elaine McArdle | 9/7/2015 | Winter 2015

The doubt mongers

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The doubt mongers

The doubt industry doesn’t have to convince the public that a product is harmless, only that the harm is in doubt, and the cost of change may be high.

Doug Muder | 8/31/2015 | Fall 2015

Better than human?

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Better than human?

Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?

Scott Gerard Prinster | 10/13/2015 | Fall 2015

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