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Archive of Show the Love Updates
Archive of Show the Love Updates
Congregational Action, Congregational Stories & Best Practices in Social Justice
  • Love Resists Webinar Resource - Love Resists Criminalization: Mass Incarceration, Deportation, and Surveillance Today

    In November 2017, we held a powerful webinar exploring the ways that individuals are criminalized for their identities and offered ways to resist this criminalization of our communities. Love Resists Criminalization: Mass Incarceration, Deportation, and...
    By Hannah Hafter | 11/7/2017
  • Called to say "yes"!

    Carol Edwards, member of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, TX and an Austin New Sanctuary Movement volunteer, shares the story of how her congregation embraced sanctuary. Two years ago, my congregation began discussing whether we could offer sanctuary to...
    10/13/2017
  • Here's How You Can Support Dreamers Now

    Our Unitarian Universalist Principles call us to stand against criminalization of our communities. The inherent worth and dignity of all people and the inextricable connections between us mean that when one of us is at risk of deportation, none of us are truly free and beloved....
    9/13/2017
  • Homecoming Call: Love Resists—Protect Our Communities NOW!

    As we enter into another congregational year and celebrate at homecoming services, our hearts are also heavy. Over the summer we’ve witnessed white supremacist actions and violence, including the recent Trump campaign rally in Phoenix, the presidential pardon of notorious...
    By Susan Leslie | 8/30/2017
  • We Keep Coming Back

    Sharing lessons from our friends at the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) in this week's post. UUCSJ inspires and sustains spiritually grounded activism through immersion learning journeys. Rev. Beth Banks joined one of those journeys and it had a profound...
    7/13/2017
  • May Day 2017: UUs Grow Solidarity

    Love Resists is guided by three powerful principles: expand sanctuary, grow solidarity, and raise our voices. On May 1st, Unitarian Universalists demonstrated their solidarity by joining immigrant, refugee, Muslim, Black and Brown, indigenous, LGBTQ communities,...
    By Rachel Walden, Susan Leslie | 5/5/2017

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