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A special UUA president’s column

From the president

A special UUA president’s column

A message to white Unitarian Universalists.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 6/4/2020

Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

Ideas

Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

Unitarian Universalist Association calls for urgent action to support Native American tribe that first welcomed its Pilgrim religious ancestors 400 years ago.

Elaine McArdle | 4/17/2020

The problem with wilderness

Feature

The problem with wilderness

The American environmental movement is rooted historically in ideas about pristine wilderness, free from human presence, that replicate colonial patterns of white supremacy and settler privilege. Native-led movements are changing the script.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker | 3/1/2020 | Spring 2020

My Black is BLUU

Ideas

My Black is BLUU

The Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium declared a Black-centered theology as worth remembering, centering, and fighting for.

Marchaé Grair | 12/9/2019 | Spring 2020

Antiracist protesters in purple costumes arrested at farmers’ market

UU news

Antiracist protesters in purple costumes arrested at farmers’ market

Unitarian Universalist minister, four other activists arrested protesting white supremacists at farmers’ market in Indiana.

Elaine McArdle | 12/2/2019

The call of our faith

Feature

The call of our faith

What in Unitarian Universalism’s central theology requires us to work toward building multicultural, antiracist Beloved Community?

Nancy Palmer Jones, Karin Lin | 1/20/2020 | Winter 2019

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

Life

SMILE Project helps teens realize their potential

An Illinois congregation’s internship program offers students valuable firsthand workplace experience.

Sherri Scott | 11/18/2019 | Winter 2019

Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal closing

UU news

Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal closing

New Orleans service and learning center, founded after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is closing at the end of November. 

Elaine McArdle | 11/6/2019 | Winter 2019

‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts

UU news

‘Conversations for Liberation’ helps UUs address antiracism conflicts

Leaders of the UUA, affiliated professional organizations, and identity groups ask congregations to hold conversations and submit feedback by December 20.

Staff Writer | 10/9/2019 | Winter 2019

New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

UU news

New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

Discussion guide available for ‘An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.’

Staff Writer | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

UU news

UUs help host indigenous-led convergence

Rooted in partnerships formed at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, UU Ministry for Earth helps host InterNātional Grass Roots Gathering in August.

Elaine McArdle | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work

UU news

Commission survey reveals strong support for antiracism work

Commission on Institutional Change is collecting testimony through end of September; 60 percent of survey respondents see antiracism work as most important to future of Unitarian Universalism.

Elaine McArdle | 9/25/2019

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