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Two Books Selected for 2017-2018 UUA Common Read

Thu, 2017-06-15 10:49

Learn more about Centering and Daring Democracy, selected for Unitarian Universalists to read collectively.

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UUA Condemns Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

Fri, 2017-06-02 10:43

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, issued the following message in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change:

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A DREAMer in Need: What Being Undocumented Means

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:43

Beacon Press author Eileen Truax illuminates the stories of the men and women fighting for their right to live here legally.

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Get Ready! Readings, Videos, and Activities to Prepare for General Assembly

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:31

General Assembly in New Orleans will awaken and deepen the commitment of Unitarian Universalists to the power and possibility of working in solidarity with those on the margins. Below are resources to help you prepare to enter fully into that experience. Do at least one of the suggested activities in each of five categories. Then, print this booklet and record what you did on the back cover. Bring your list to the UUA Expressway at GA and receive your very own ribbon!

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UUA Presidential Election: Get Details for Voting in June

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:22

Our elections of people to serve the members and congregations of the Association are at the heart of our fifth principle of our faith and our trust in the democratic process.

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Reporting out from the Atlanta Consultation: An Update from the Interim Co-Presidents

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:11

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, shared the following update regarding their recent meeting in Atlanta with representative leaders of color in the UUA:

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Acknowledging absences and facing change

Thu, 2017-05-11 14:26

The UUA's Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, share news on the UUA Moderator and other significant changes going on in the movement.

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COMMISSION ON INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE UPDATES

Thu, 2017-05-11 14:26

The UUA's Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, share news on the development of the Commission on Institutional Change, focused on examining the impact of white supremacy on Unitarian Universalism.

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UPDATES FROM THE INTERIM CO-PRESIDENTS

Fri, 2017-05-05 10:36

The Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, offer an update on their work and share some of the feedback they've heard from Unitarian Universalists.

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Updates from the Interim Co-Presidents

Fri, 2017-04-28 11:18

UUA Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofia Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, offer updates on their work and comment on recent Board of Trustees decisions to financially support Unitarian Universalists of color at General Assembly and the ongoing work of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.  

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Love Resists

Wed, 2017-04-26 15:42

Since January, nearly 15,000 Unitarian Universalists have signed the Declaration of Conscience. This declaration went beyond stating our values about a fairer and more peaceful world and committed signers to take ACTION.

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Show Your Solidarity

Wed, 2017-04-19 10:02

Unitarian Universalists are known for showing up--and wearing distinctive yellow Standing on the Side of Love (SSL) shirts when they do. Get your own SSL shirts, signs, stoles, and more at inSpirit UU Book and Gift Shop. 

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Crossing Thresholds

Wed, 2017-04-12 16:09

Rev. Daniel Gregoire reflects on the enormity -- and the mystery -- of the actions and decisions that carry us across thresholds.  He reminds us that we can "reach out and reach in for strength, compassion, and wisdom as we navigate the uncertain roads ahead."

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UUA Board Announces Interim Co-Presidents

Tue, 2017-04-11 13:48

On Monday, April 10, 2017, the UUA Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint the Rev. Dr. Sofia Betancourt, the Rev. William G. Sinkford, and Dr. Leon Spencer to serve as interim co-presidents of the Association until June 24, 2017 when a new president will be elected at the Association's annual General Assembly. Read the full story in UU World.

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UUA President Resigns Amid Controversy Over Hiring Practices

Thu, 2017-03-30 16:33

The Rev. Peter Morales announced his resignation from the presidency of the Unitarian Universalist Association effective Saturday, April 1, 2017. The UUA Board of Trustees is authorized to appoint an acting president, who would serve until the presidential election in June.

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UUA Responds to President Trump's Executive Actions

Mon, 2017-03-06 14:50

President Trump has signed a number of executive orders and memoranda that run counter to the values of Unitarian Universalism. The UUA is a religious voice against policies of oppression and bigotry. Read what the UUA has said on recent policy shifts.

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