The First Principle at work in prisons
Two prison chaplains who minister together in Oregon’s only women’s prison discuss the need to end the prison-industrial complex and mass incarceration.
‘I see you. You’re there. You’re not forgotten.’
The Church of the Larger Fellowship’s Worthy Now Prison Ministry serves nearly 1,000 people in prison.
BLUU announces black theology symposium this fall
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism drafts bylaws, introduces membership program, and works to end cash bail.
Time for cold anger
An anger that burns without consuming can be the fire and the energy for action, for organizing, for creating justice.
UUs mobilize for voting rights, criminal justice reform
As elections approach, Unitarian Universalists work to register voters, promote criminal justice reform, and re-enfranchise 1.5 million people in Florida.
Communities of compassion and resistance
In the midst of critical justice work, it is essential to practice more deeply our faith.
New Orleans activists urged restorative justice for assailants who attacked two UUA employees
Two UUA employees who were violently robbed during the 2017 General Assembly urged leniency in case against four attackers, who were sentenced to prison terms.
UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.
‘Leaving no one out’
Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.
Coming of age in an American internment camp
Rose Tanaka, a Denver UU, graduated high school at Manzanar, the infamous American internment camp for people of Japanese descent.
Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU
Unitarian co-founder of the ACLU helped to define and defend civil liberties.
Read this: Maricopa County’s ‘Tent City’ jail to close
Arizona’s notorious outdoor jail was focus of UUA public witness event at Phoenix General Assembly in 2012.