UUA International Blog Archive
UUA International Blog Archive
International Engagement & Building Peace
  • May BorderLinks trip begins

    In preparation for Justice GA in Phoenix, Ariz., (June 20-24, 2012) the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) have jointly organized three Service Learning trips to the U.S.-Mexico border with our partner organization,...
    By Eric Cherry | 5/23/2012
  • Every Child is Our Child - Ghana 2012

    The UU-UNO has just completed its largest and most successful monitoring trip to its Every Child is Our Child project in Eastern Ghana, May 7-12. The delegation included UUA President, Peter Morales, members of his staff, including the UU-UNO director, Every Child Program...
    By Bruce Knotts | 5/23/2012
  • See "The Minister's War" at UUA General Assembly

    In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their home in Wellesley, Massachusetts and flew to war-torn Europe. In Nazi-occupied Prague and Paris, in the grim detention camps of Vichy France and on hidden trails through the Pyreenees, they risked their lives to...
    By Eric Cherry | 5/22/2012
  • Announcing the 2012 Greeley Award Winner: Kent Price

    We extend our congratulations to UU-UNO Envoy Kent Price, winner of the 2012 Rev. Dana Greeley Award ! Each year the UU-UNO invites submissions of sermons that speak to the importance of the United Nations and building a more just international community. This year, sermons...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/21/2012
  • Every Child is Our Child

    $120! That’s all. A lousy 120 bucks for a whole year. It boggles the mind. At first I thought I had heard wrong. It costs only $120 to send an orphaned child whose parents died of HIV/AIDS to school for a year in Ghana.
    By Peter Morales | 5/18/2012
  • Come to Japan With IARF-US

    American and European members of the International Association for Religious Freedom and friends have been invited by the IARF- Japanese Chapter to visit them for nine days: October: 11 – 20, 2012. This will be a return visit following the inspiring visit of 22 of its members to...
    By Eric Cherry | 5/16/2012
  • From Elmina Castle: Undoing Racism

    C harles Dumond is a member of the UUA delegation that is currently visiting the “Every Child is Our Child” program partners of the UU-UNO in Ghana. In this blogpost he shares reflections following visits to schools near the Cape Coast and Elmina Castle near Accra. “True...
    By Charles Du Mond | 5/14/2012
  • From Odumase, Ghana: Education is Medicine

    Lorella Hess is a member of the UUA delegation that is currently visiting the "Every Child is Our Child" program partners of the UU-UNO in Ghana. In this blogpost she shares reflections following visits to schools near Odumase. Conditions in these schools are primitive. The...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/11/2012
  • All of Us Together on the Path to Justice

    The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) partnered with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) on a joint volunteer trip to Haiti, April 28-May 5, 2012. In the post below, UUSC Haiti Emergency Response Manager Wendy Flick shared mid-trip snapshots of the...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/10/2012
  • Doha Accord Passes, Clearing Path Towards International Debt Crisis Relief

    In a major victory on the international debt crisis front, the Doha Accord has been passed, essentially securing a consensus-driven, strong mandate on debt and responsible lending and borrowing. From Jubilee USA : This United Nation's consensus built accord, which means the work...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/10/2012
  • From the gray van - Ghana: Odumase to Accra

    Our first day in Ghana was filled with formalities as we met The Royals. We had audiences with the Paramount Queen Mother, many more queen mothers and the King of the Krobo people We packed into small cinder block rooms or spread out under welcome shade wherever we could find it...
    By Eric Cherry | 5/10/2012
  • Hope in Haiti: Hard to Imagine, Easy to Find

    The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) partnered with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) on a joint volunteer trip to Haiti, April 28–May 5, 2012. In the post below, trip participant Jocelyn Furbush writes about the hope and inspiration she experienced...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/9/2012
  • Many Ways to Build a Foundation

    The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) partnered with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) on a joint volunteer trip to Haiti, April 28–May 5, 2012. In the post below, trip participant Barbara Nelson reflects on the various ways to build foundations — with...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 5/8/2012
  • Thinking About Earthquakes in Haiti

    The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is partnering with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) on a joint volunteer trip to Haiti, April 28–May 5, 2012. In the post below, trip participant Orelia Busch reflects on tiny movements and cataclysmic earthquakes....
    By UUA Communications: Information and Public Witness | 5/4/2012
  • An Education in Partnership in Ghana

    Thirteen Unitarian Universalist leaders, including UUA President Rev. Peter Morales, will arrive in Accra, Ghana, on Sunday to begin a notable visit with an international human rights partner - the Manya Krobo Queen Mother's Association (QMA). The Queen Mothers are traditional...
    By Eric Cherry | 5/3/2012
  • Community in Haiti: We Educate One Another

    The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is partnering with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) on a joint volunteer trip to Haiti, April 28–May 5, 2012. In the post below, chaplain and trip participant Megan Lynes talks about the powerful sense of community...
    By UUA Communications: Information and Public Witness | 5/2/2012

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