GA affirms democracy as vital but corrupted ideal
At annual business meeting, Unitarian Universalists also celebrate completion of fundraising for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.
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.
Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan
Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.
Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages
In response, Unitarian Universalist leaders in North America express ‘deep concern.’
Refugees at home
Peter and Phyllis Morales have quietly shared their home with the family of two Mayan human rights activists since 2014.
Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly
Business resolution focused on UUA investment practices regarding corporations involved in occupation of Palestine.
Speakers at GA workshop call for Palestinian rights
Panelists, audience voice strong support for Palestinians.
In new model for difficult GA topics, panelists discuss divestment
Four individuals share personal stories, discuss difficulty of the topic.
Rabbi Jacobs: Why I raised divestment concerns during celebration
Concerned about ‘imbalanced’ debate, Rabbi Rick Jacobs challenged divestment resolution during GA’s Opening Celebration.
UUA’s United Nations rep leads NGO group
Bruce Knotts chosen to lead executive committee of nongovernmental organizations associated with UN Department of Public Information.
UUA will vote on divestment to protest Israel’s practices
UUA and its Common Endowment Fund are already adding a new human rights screen for investments.
News brief: Unitarians flee violent unrest in Burundi
Many members of Unitarian church have joined their minister in exile in another country.