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Find Out More, Workshop 9: Tolerance

In "A Place of Wholeness," a Tapestry of Faith program

  • Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, has activities and resources for teachers and young people of all ages that address issues of tolerance, diversity, and social justice.
  • "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" And Other Conversations About Race, Revised Edition by Beverly Daniel Tatum (new York: Basic Books, 2003) is a book that can help you understand racial identity development and the differences and separations that exist as a result. It is a good supplement to Alternate Activity 1, The Lunch Room.
  • The Arc of the Universe Is Long: Unitarian Universalists, Anti-Racism, and the Journey from Calgary by Leslie Takahashi Morris, Chip Roush, and Leon Spencer (Boston: Skinner House, 2009), is the story of the UUA's journey toward becoming an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural movement, from 1992 to 2009.
  • Soul Work: Anti-racist Theologies in Dialogue, a collection of essays edited by Marjorie Bowens Wheatley and Nancy Palmer Jones (Boston: Skinner House, 2002).
  • Black Pioneers in a White Denomination by Mark Morrison-Reed (Boston: Skinner House, 1994) tells the story of two pioneering black ministers, and includes accounts of today's multicultural congregations.
  • In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby by Mark Morrison-Reed (Boston: Skinner House, 2008) explores a personal account of growing up during the civil rights movement.
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association's staff group Identity Based Ministries seeks to make our faith welcoming, inclusive, empowering, and just for Unitarian Universalists who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, and/or transgender; economically oppressed; Latina/Latino and Hispanic; multiracial families; people of color; and people with disabilities.

For more information contact web @ uua.org.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

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