You Create Inclusion
Share Your Identity: Change Ours
Unitarian Universalism aspires to be a fully inclusive faith, however until Unitarian Universalists of all identities, backgrounds, abilities, and choices have been heard the faith can not be fully inclusive. That is why the Multicultural Ministries of the UUA has launched the 2013 Sharing Project.
The project comprises two phases - investigation and reflection – and the first phase depends upon the participation of historically marginalized Unitarian Univeralists to tell us about their unique experience and ministry needs within Unitarian Universalism. This is accomplished through a survey (take the survey here) followed by focus groups of randimly selected volunteer survay respondents and other key UU leaders. (Read more about the project here.)
For the purposes of this project, the UUA seeks individuals who identify as being someone who is:
- lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or otherwise has a sexual orientation or gender identity/expression that doesn’t conform to cultural norms
- a person of color, a multiracial/multiethnic person, and/or someone whose racial/ethnic/cultural heritages are marginalized today
- a person whose visual, hearing, mobility, mental health, intellectual, learning/attention, cognitive, and/or other abilities (including chemical sensitivity and food allergies) make it difficult to participate fully in mainstream spaces