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San Antonio interfaith coalition cheers living wage victories

UU World - Mon, 2015-10-19 10:30
Unitarian Universalists lobbied for city and county minimum wage increases.
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Breakthrough Congregation

UUA Top Stories - Mon, 2015-10-19 08:49
UU World profiles the Unitarian Univeralist Fellowship of Durango, CO, and explores all the events that led to it being named a 2015 UUA Breakthrough Congregation. 
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UU Ministers Finalists in Forbes Social Entrepreneur Competition

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-10-16 09:30
Rev. Heather Concannon and Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen of the Unitarian Universalist Community Cooperatives (UUCC) were finalists in Forbes magazine’s “Under 30 $1 Million Change the World” competition, winning $100,000 to support their work of growing intentional housing communities of spiritual practice, sustainability, and social change.
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Ferry Beach: A Cathedral of Trees

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-10-15 09:11
Just off the coast of southern Maine, the chapel at Ferry Beach retreat and conference center is “a cathedral of trees.”
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Faith Transcending Boundaries

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-10-15 08:20
Rev. Yvonne Seon: "Transcending boundaries is hard work. For one thing, I’ve created more of them since I was young, and I’ve built them higher and stronger than they once were. For another thing, I’m much more self-righteous and much less humble than I was then."
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UUA Shows Support for Black Lives Matter

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-10-14 15:26
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) recently installed a neon art installation that reads #BlackLivesMatter on the second floor of its national headquarters in Boston, MA, joining congregations across the country that have displayed banners and signs supporting the movement. 
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Judged by our judgments

UU World - Tue, 2015-10-13 09:39
Even in the ‘natural’ world, some things are better than others.
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In New Orleans, ‘a big humanity reclamation act’

UU World - Mon, 2015-10-05 03:23
Thousands of volunteers have been transformed in the ten years since Hurricane Katrina through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.
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Oregon Shooting: Sending Heartfelt Condolences

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-10-02 09:03
UUA President the Rev. Peter Morales issued a statement following the news of the shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College: "I am saddened and sickened to hear of the shooting at the Umpqua Community College in Oregon. I send my most heartfelt message of condolence and support to the families and friends of the victims."
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The doubt mongers

UU World - Thu, 2015-10-01 09:39
The doubt industry doesn’t have to convince the public that a product is harmless, only that the harm is in doubt, and the cost of change may be high.
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Black Lives Matter banners defaced at UU churches

UU World - Wed, 2015-09-30 23:20
Black Lives Matter banners at Unitarian Universalist churches have been defaced and stolen—sometimes repeatedly.
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In Texas, UUs assist immigrant families and offer sanctuary

UU World - Sun, 2015-09-27 20:27
Austin church is housing a Guatemalan activist; in Colorado, immigrant leaves church after nine-month sanctuary.
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A Year of Climate Justice

UUA Top Stories - Mon, 2015-09-21 15:09
Supporting environmental action and sustainability, Unitarian Universalists have marched, learned, advocated, donated and acted for climate justice over the past 12 months.
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UUs among those delaying Shell Oil exploratory drilling icebreaker

UU World - Mon, 2015-09-21 08:08
#ShellNo protesters in Portland, Oregon, included UUs among the ‘danglers’ and support ‘anchors.’
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UUs mark anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson

UU World - Mon, 2015-09-14 11:38
The Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen among clergy arrested at Monday civil disobedience.
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Five ways to support Black Lives Matter

UU World - Fri, 2015-09-11 12:47
Many Unitarian Universalists want to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are five ways to get started.
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Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-09-11 11:37
The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) and the UUA remain gravely concerned about the global refugee crisis and are committed to taking action. That's why we're announcing two new initiatives: A special UUSC-UUA Refugee Crisis Fund, with the goal of raising $250,000 in 15 days, and a petition drive to pressure the Obama administration to raise the number of refugees admitted into the United States.
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Sexuality in Relationships and Aging

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-09-10 10:16
Get to know the UUA's Our Whole Lives Program Associate, Dr. Melanie Davis, and learn about the benefits of lifelong sexuality education. In the interview for the Fertility Friday podcast, Melanie debunks some of the biggest myths about our bodies and our sex lives as we age.
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Streaming worship

UU World - Thu, 2015-09-10 09:47
Unitarian Universalist congregations invest in online broadcasts to extend their reach.
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Living Wage Victory in San Antonio

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-09-09 13:35
Unitarian Universalists in San Antonio, Texas, along with interfaith partners, scored a major victory in a living wage campaign for the city’s lowest-paid workers. The city manager has agreed to propose a minimum wage increase for city workers to $13 an hour.
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