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As fires spread in California, church doors opened

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As fires spread in California, church doors opened

Unitarian Universalist Disaster Relief Fund, already making grants to hurricane victims, also helps congregations in towns ravaged by California wildfires.

Tina Porter | 12/13/2017 | Spring 2018

Read this: UUA president on #MeToo campaign on sexual harassment

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Read this: UUA president on #MeToo campaign on sexual harassment

President Susan Frederick-Gray writes: ‘It is tempting to want to believe that sexual harassment and assault do not happen within our own faith tradition, among our leaders, or within congregations.’

Christopher L. Walton | 10/26/2017

‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

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‘People’s lives are falling down on us as ash’

California Unitarian Universalists offer their homes as fires overwhelm communities.

Tina Porter | 10/17/2017 | Spring 2018

News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund

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News brief: Harvey fund reaches its goal; donors urged to give to disaster relief fund

With more than $350,000 given to UUA-UUSC Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, UUA closes appeal and urges donors to support broader Disaster Relief Fund instead.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/21/2017

So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma

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So far, Florida congregations largely spared by Irma

As Unitarian Universalists clean up, though, no word about Virgin Islands fellowships.

Michael Hart | 9/15/2017 | Winter 2017

Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey

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Houston congregations rally around members, neighbors displaced by Harvey

Donations to UUA-UUSC relief fund are approaching $250,000.

Elaine McArdle | 9/14/2017 | Winter 2017

Unitarian Universalists donate, sign up for Houston recovery work

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Unitarian Universalists donate, sign up for Houston recovery work

Houston-area UUs still checking on congregants and damage to churches; UUA/UUSC relief fund will also aid marginalized people and immigrants.

Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2017 | Winter 2017

Berry Street lecture takes on clergy sexual misconduct among UU ministers

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Berry Street lecture takes on clergy sexual misconduct among UU ministers

Secrecy harms victims and congregations, honesty fosters healing, the Rev. Gail Seavey urges fellow ministers.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2016

Better process for handling cases of clergy sex misconduct

General Assembly

Better process for handling cases of clergy sex misconduct

UUA has made strides in giving survivors of clergy sexual misconduct more voice in complaint process

Elaine McArdle | 6/27/2015

Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children

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Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children

A new study finds that suicide rates for black children ages 5 to 11 have leapt in recent years, while decreasing for white kids.

Elaine McArdle | 5/19/2015

Gay rights timeline

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Gay rights timeline

Major social, political, and religious milestones on the road to marriage equality.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/1/2004 | May/June 2004

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