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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
  • Solidarity with All Those Migrating

    We share useful and faithful ways to provide support and solidarity to those in this current exodus and to build strong networks to support all migrants
    11/20/2018
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  • Five ways to respond with love to the newest attacks on immigrants

    This week we’re watching some of the world’s most vulnerable and courageous people - escaping violence from both organized crime and their own government - banding together in a migrant caravan to support each other in the pursuit of safety and freedom. Yet so much of the media...
    10/23/2018
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  • Reinvest in solidarity. Renew your courage.

    Ever faithful in our commitment to building Beloved Community, we must keep our hearts, eyes, and ears open to guidance and needs of those most at risk. Love Resists the racism that is tearing apart our shared community. And we know we must be courageous in our resistance.
    7/20/2018
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  • We Must Be Bold in Our Resistance

    We at Love Resists know three things are true: We know that there is no limit to how low the current Administration will stoop in their drive to criminalize people who migrate. We also know, from Congress and Trump's attempts to temper the outrage on family separation, that our...
    6/22/2018
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  • Interconnection Means We Have Each Other's Backs

    Accompaniment is a fancy word for something we all do for our friends and loved ones: we have their backs when they need us. As Unitarian Universalists, we believe that we are all interconnected. In a time when people are being criminalized just for being who they are, it is...
    5/24/2018
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  • 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 Surveillance Today The...
    By Hannah Hafter | 11/7/2017
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  • 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 immigrants...
    10/13/2017
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  • 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
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  • Homecoming Call: Love Resists—Protect Our Communities NOW!

    Upcoming events and actions in support of our immigrant neighbors.
    By Susan Leslie | 8/30/2017
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  • 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
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  • 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, workers, women,...
    By Rachel Walden, Susan Leslie | 5/5/2017
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