New address: 24 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210-1409.

Search Our Site

Page Navigation

Section Banner

To Bear Witness

Business Resolution

WHEREAS, the Commission on Religion and Race has from its inception called upon Unitarians and Universalists to bear witness to their concern for racial justice at all times and in all possible situations; and

WHEREAS, in view of the fact that James Reeb was deeply engaged in the life of this city and that one of his major concerns was to erase the barriers of segregation that now exist within the Boston school system; and

WHEREAS, the School Committee of Boston has refused to recognize and to ameliorate the existence of de facto segregation in these schools; and

WHEREAS, the Reverend Reeb was an aggrieved parent and before his death a sponsor of the case against the School Committee that has been brought before the Supreme Court of the State;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That Unitarian Universalists here assembled recess at 11:30 today to march and stand silent witness before the School Committee headquarters in James Reeb's memory and in support of the goals for which he worked.

For more information contact web @ uua.org.

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

Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

Sidebar Content, Page Navigation

 

Updated and Popular

Recently Updated

For Newcomers

Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.

Page Navigation