Former UUA President O. Eugene Pickett dies
President of the Unitarian Universalist Association from 1979 to 1985, Pickett oversaw a period of growth and financial stability.
Almost 5,000 attend Virtual General Assembly
UUA’s first online-only General Assembly calls for solidarity with Indigenous communities, supports defunding police, and formalizes human rights investment screen.
Board nominates Riley, Du Mond for UUA co-moderator position
Uncontested slate of candidates will be installed in leadership roles at General Assembly in June.
UUA names new treasurer, GA director
Since 2017, UUA staff has shifted from 19 to 28 percent people of color overall, and from 12 to 42 percent of senior staff.
UUA, DRUUMM sign memorandum of understanding at GA
Five-year agreement signed at 2019 General Assembly in Spokane.
Applications for UUA Moderator search are due October 1
Board of Trustees appoints Elandria Williams and Mr. Barb Greve to continue serving as co-moderators through special election at June 2020 General Assembly.
Tim Atkins resigns from UUA Board of Trustees
Atkins stepped down in January, saying he objected to moderator election plan and board’s use of executive session.
Christina Rivera resigns from UUA Board of Trustees
Rivera was a central figure in the UUA’s 2017 hiring controversy and an organizer of the White Supremacy Teach-in; UUA co-moderators denounce hateful letters Rivera and her family received.
News brief: Moderator special election planned for 2020 General Assembly
UUA Board of Trustees asks potential candidates to delay running until role is better defined.
News brief: UUA gives $50,000 to DRUUMM, commits to renewed partnership
UUA is working with people of color ministry on a plan for long-term financial and organizational support.
Read this: UUA president responds to hate mail targeting youth leader
UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray condemns anonymous letter targeting youth leader whose mother is a UUA trustee.
Commission completes review of hiring controversy, prepares for racism audit
Commission on Institutional Change issues report on tumultuous spring of 2017, prepares for broader audit of white supremacy culture within UUA.