Unitarian Universalist Association - News Service

Updates from the Unitarian Universalist Association
  1. A DREAMer in Need: What Being Undocumented Means

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

    Resist and Rejoice: Get Ready for GA 2017; 1. Download Get Ready booklet 2. Do one thing from each category 3. Print booklet, tell us what you did, and claim your very own READY ribbon at GA

    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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  3. UUA Presidential Election: Get Details for Voting in June

    Delegates raise hands to vote at Plenary VI General Assembly 2013.

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

    Sofia Betancourt, Bill Sinkford, Leon Spencer smiling for the camera

    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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  5. Acknowledging absences and facing change

    Sofia Betancourt, Bill Sinkford, Leon Spencer smiling for the camera

    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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  6. UPDATES FROM THE INTERIM CO-PRESIDENTS

    Sofia Betancourt, Bill Sinkford, Leon Spencer smiling for the camera

    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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  7. Updates from the Interim Co-Presidents

    Sofia Betancourt, Bill Sinkford, Leon Spencer smiling for the camera

    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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  8. Love Resists

    UU activists from Standing on the Side of Love and the UU Service Committee demonstrate at the San Antonio ICE Center (TX)

    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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  9. Show Your Solidarity

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    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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  10. Crossing Thresholds

    Through a large doorway, a person in silhouette rolls a suitcase into a road and a sky full of clouds.

    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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