What kind of statement is appropriate for an Action of Immediate Witness (AIW)?

What kind of statement is appropriate for an Action of Immediate Witness (AIW)?

  • Pertains to an issue that requires immediate action;

  • The statement is specific, including specific calls to action;

  • The statement does not duplicate a recent AIW;

  • The statement is grounded in Unitarian Universalist theology and practice;

  • The statement calls on our member congregations to take meaningful action;

  • The issue presents an opportunity for our member congregations to build partnership and/or act in solidarity with marginalized groups beyond and within the association; AND

  • The statement is crafted in anti-oppressive and inclusive language that is conducive to justice in terms of content and impact.

For additional help as you proceed, please contact the Commission on Social Witness at socialwitness@uua.org. Through our social witness process, we work together so that the moral arc of the universe bends ever more closely toward justice.