Deans of A People So Bold: the Justice UU University Track
Rev. Meg A. Riley was raised Unitarian Universalist in Charleston, WV, and Akron, OH. She attended United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, graduating with a Masters of Religious Studies in 1987. During and after seminary, she worked in three congregations in the Twin Cities as a Director of Religious Education. In 1989, Riley moved to Boston to join the staff at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) headquarters as Youth Programs Director. She has worked at the UUA since, serving as Director of Lesbian, Bisexual Gay Concerns (1991-1994) and Director of the Washington Office (1994-2001) before assuming her current position as Director of Advocacy and Witness Programs (2001-present).
Rev. Louise Green has been the Minister of Social Justice at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, DC, since 2004. Louise completed her M.Div. at Harvard Divinity School in 1991, and was ordained in 1992 in the United Church of Christ (UCC). She has served as Associate Minister in two UCC congregations in Sudbury, MA, and New York City. Louise was a lead community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation for eight years in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY. Currently she is working on an M.A. in Applied Healing Arts at Tai Sophia Institute in Maryland.
- Rev. Robert Hardies, Senior Minister, All Souls, Washington, DC
- Rev. Kate Lore, Director: Social Justice program, First Unitarian Church of Portland, OR
- Paul B. Rasor, J.D., Ph.D, Director of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom and Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Wesleyan College
- Dr. Sharon Welch, Provost and Professor of Religion and Society at Meadville Lombard Theological School (Unitarian Universalist), Chicago, IL