Accountabilty, Agility, and Good Governance

When we talk about governance, we are talking about power. How do we strengthen the power of our covenantal Association of Congregations to renew what is “commonly believed among us.” What does it mean to develop systems that are accountable to expanding diversity, equity and inclusion? Structures that promote accountability are essential to maintaining progress over time, especially as the world is changing.

Workshops Length (59:57)

GA Workshop #320

June 26, 2020

About the Authors

Leslie Takahashi

Leslie Takahashi Morris, a founding member of the Thomas Jefferson District Anti-Racism Transformation Team, served as moderator for All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Durham, NC, an intentionally multicultural anti-racist congregation. She serves as co-minister at the Mt....

Kim Hampton

Rev. Kim Hampton, a graduate of Earlham School of Religion, was a Unitarian Universalist minister who researched the intersections of race, religion, and popular culture. She blogged at Rev. Hampton died in 2021.

Lucia Santini Field

Lucia joined the Unitarian Universalist movement in 1984 when she and her eventual husband, Bruce Field (born UU), became members of Murray Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro, MA. They were married at Murray Church in 1987 and raised their two children there. She has taught RE and served...

Leon Spencer

Leon Spencer's work on behalf of anti-racism and anti-oppression efforts for Unitarian Universalist congregations began in 1985, when he helped establish the Black Concerns Working Group. He has participated in the Jubilee Working Group, the Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation Team, and the...

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