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Beyond Categorical Thinking Workshop

September 26, 2008

The Beyond Categorical Thinking (BCT) program helps Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations examine ways they can be more inclusive in their consideration of ministerial candidates. UU ministers who identify as people of color; as Latina/Latino/Hispanic; as bisexual, gay, lesbian, and/or transgender; or as people with disabilities often have a more difficult time in the ministerial search process because of unconscious congregational biases.

Even in congregations that have called or hired a minister, interim minister, or intern from one of the aforementioned identity groups, biases have also arisen because congregations have mistakenly assumed that because they have called or hired such a minister means that they have adequately addressed diversity issues and need no further work. For more information contact idbm @

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This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations. Please consider making a donation today.

Last updated on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

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