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Q&A: Justice Gatson

Policing Crisis

Q&A: Justice Gatson

Justice Gatson founded the Reale Justice Network in Kansas City, Missouri. Among other social justice issues, it focuses on ending the cash bail system, a national issue that disparately affects people of color.

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

UU the Vote: All hands on deck

Life

UU the Vote: All hands on deck

Build relationships with communities to make a difference now and in the future.

Nicole Pressley 9/15/2020

The saving power of song

Ideas

The saving power of song

Book to note: Redemption Songs: A Year in the Life of a Community Prison Choir.

Staff Writer 6/1/2020

UUA urges year-long focus on Election Day

Life

UUA urges year-long focus on Election Day

UU the Vote organizers say the 2020 elections are ‘all-hands-on-deck’ for Unitarian Universalists, whose values are on the line.

Arthur Hirsch 2/3/2020 Spring 2020

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

From the president

Let’s ‘UU the Vote’

We are less than twelve months away from the most critical elections in our lifetimes. We must not be on the sidelines.

Susan Frederick-Gray 11/4/2019 Winter 2019

If I didn’t tell that story, it wouldn’t get told

Ideas

If I didn’t tell that story, it wouldn’t get told

A journalist on the front lines in a battle for criminal justice reform in Spokane, Washington.

Sandra Williams 9/1/2019 Fall 2019

Demonstrating the ‘power of we’

General Assembly

Demonstrating the ‘power of we’

General Assembly rallies with local activist groups against expansion of Spokane County Jail, raises almost $40,000 for community center.

Elaine McArdle 9/1/2019 Fall 2019

NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

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NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

Investigative series confirms that four white men joined in the attack that killed civil rights activist James Reeb in 1965. 

Christopher L. Walton 9/1/2019 Fall 2019

UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion

General Assembly

UUs rally to end mass incarceration, stop Spokane jail expansion

Chanting “End mass incarceration!” and “Schools not cells!” about 1,000 Unitarian Universalists gathered in a public park in Spokane, Washington, for the General Assembly 2019 public witness event.

Elaine McArdle 6/21/2019

The First Principle at work in prisons

Life

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.

Elaine McArdle 7/22/2019 Summer 2019

‘I see you. You’re there. You’re not forgotten.’

Life

‘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. 

Kris Willcox 6/1/2019 Summer 2019

BLUU announces black theology symposium this fall

UU news

BLUU announces black theology symposium this fall

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism drafts bylaws, introduces membership program, and works to end cash bail.

Elaine McArdle 4/24/2019

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