How Do We Re-Center the Truth-Telling That Comes From Voices at the Margins of Our Faith Community?
UUA staff, the Commission on Institutional Change, and Unitarian Universalist professional organizations and identity groups offer these tools for congregational conversations for liberation, girded by this second of three core commitments.
Four sessions, provided by LREDA, 2018
Originally developed for a Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA) Fall Conference, can be adapted for use in congregational and other settings for groups meeting weekly to monthly.
Posters, provided by LREDA, 2018
Two posters about ways to center multicultural experience and antidotes to white supremacy culture. Created by Christina Rivera with content adapted from “White Supremacy Culture: From Dismantling Racism: A Workbook for Social Change Groups", by Kenneth Jones and Tema Okun, ChangeWork, 2001.
Checklist of practices for congregations, provided by LREDA, 2018
Checklist for religious professionals and UU faith community leaders for creating space for families of color.
The Promise and the Practice, edited by Erika Hewitt
Offering a choice to listen deeply to the stories in our movement that have not been heard, and taken to heart, by all Unitarian Universalists.
Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry, edited by Rev. Mitra Rahnema and Discussion Guide by Gail Forsyth-Vail and Aisha Hauser
Skinner House book, 2017; one- or three-session discussion guide
Centering is the first book to center the stories, analysis, and insight of Unitarian Universalists of color offering their religious leadership. It was a joint project of the Committee for Antiracism, Anti-oppression, and Multiculturalism of the UUMA and Skinner House Books and offers discussion questions after each chapter. The discussion guide was created when Centering was named a UU Common Read selection for 2017-18.