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  • Sustainability Research Internship in Mexico

    The UU Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende in Mexico has partnered with the following summer research internship opportunity: Research Internship in Mexico June 30-August 1, 2011 Theme: SUSTAINABILITY, MIGRATION AND NAFTA View the brochure (PDF) Learn how NAFTA has been pushing...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 2/25/2011
  • They are leaders. And it could be dangerous.

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/25/2011
  • UUs in Christchurch, New Zealand

    The International Council of Unitarians and Universalists has issued the following message following the devestating earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand earlier this week Christchurch, New Zealand, was hit by 6 .3 magnitude earthquake on Monday, February 21 . Following on...
    By Eric Cherry | 2/24/2011
  • SEWA Organizes the Poorest of the Poor

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/24/2011
  • Freedom Tastes Like Salt

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked on a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/23/2011
  • Seeds of a Social Revolution

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/22/2011
  • India’s Hidden Poverty

    On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) , embarked upon a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP) and with leaders of the Unitarian Union of...
    By Peter Morales | 2/17/2011
  • UUA President Launches Social Justice Journey Across India

    Rev. Peter Morales to Meet with Human Rights Activists and Union Leaders MUMBAI – On February 14, 2011, Rev. Peter Morales, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), embarks on a two-week journey to India to visit with several partners of the Unitarian...
    By Nicole McConvery | 2/11/2011
  • UN Secretary-General on "World Interfaith Harmony Week"

    MESSAGE ON THE OBSERVANCE OF WORLD INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK New York, 1-7 February 2011 The first World Interfaith Harmony Week is an opportunity to focus global attention on the efforts of religious leaders, interfaith movements and individuals around the world to promote mutual...
    By Eric Cherry | 2/3/2011
  • American-Nepali Students’ and Women’s Educational Relief

    American-Nepali Students’ and Women’s Educational Relief (ANSWER) is a nonprofit, non-partisan, non-religious organization that empowers low-caste children through education. Defining education as more than basic literacy, ANSWER makes a commitment to each child it works with...
    By Nicole McConvery | 1/28/2011
  • Community Supported Film in Afghanistan

    Boston-based Community Supported Film (CSFilm) would like to present to your congregation an evening of films and discussion about the efforts being made by Afghans to address their challenging social and economic conditions. The films present an unheard and intimate view of...
    By Nicole McConvery | 1/13/2011
  • Happy Holidays, Internationally.

    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 12/23/2010
  • Resolution of the UN Faith Coalition for LGBT Human Rights

    At a meeting organized by the UU United Nations Office and partner organizations on Monday, December 13, 2010 the following Resolution was agreed upon: Resolution of the UN Faith Coalition for LGBT Human Rights Resolved , this 13th Day of December, 2010, that the UN Faith...
    By Eric Cherry | 12/15/2010
  • This is what Experiential Learning looks like

    This blogpost is part of a series related to a joint UUA/UUSC Just Journey to Uganda in November, 2010. In this blogpost Nichole Cirillo, UUSC’s campaign manager, reflects below on the ingredients of a successful experiential learning trip: the partners, effective planning, and...
    By Eric Cherry | 11/30/2010
  • JustJourney to Uganda comes to an end

    This blogpost is part of a series related to a joint UUA/UUSC JustJourney to Uganda in November 2010. This blogpost is written by UUA International Resources Director Rev. Eric Cherry. The JustJourney to Uganda ended on November 16 after two days of delightful hospitality with...
    By Eric Cherry | 11/24/2010
  • Clinton honors SEWA founder Ela Bhatt with Fairness Award

    Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented the first Global Fairness Initiative Award to Ela Bhatt , founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), a partner of the Unitarian Universalist Holdeen India Program (UUHIP). "She (Bhatt) has helped not only...
    By Nicole McConvery | 11/16/2010
  • Humbled and hopeful

    This blogpost is part of a series related to a joint UUA/UUSC JustJourney to Uganda. In this blogpost Constance Kane , UUSC’s vice president and COO, reflects on the first leg of the Uganda JustJourney, moved and inspired by the people she has met and the stories she has heard....
    By Eric Cherry | 11/16/2010
  • Villages of Pader deep in the Bush

    This blogpost is part of a series related to a joint UUA/UUSC JustJourney to Uganda in November 21010. John Crossan, a participant on the Uganda JustJourney, shares his awe of the villages of northern Uganda and the environment that they inhabit. The trip to Pader has been...
    By Eric Cherry | 11/16/2010
  • Jennifer's Story: Surviving the War in Northern Uganda

    This blogpost is a part of a series related to a joint UUA/UUSC JustJourney to Uganda in November 2010. In this blogpost Today our group is still in the Pader district, after spending two days out in the country where Achioli people have returned to their villages from the...
    By Eric Cherry | 11/12/2010
  • UUA-UUSC JustJourney to Uganda

    Witness to a Return Home: A Trip to Uganda , the first joint Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)- Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) JustJourney, started on November 4th and will continue until November 16th. Follow the journey here, where trip participants...
    By UUA International Resources Staff Group | 11/11/2010

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