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Leslie Takahashi

Full name: Rev. Leslie Takahashi

Rev. Leslie Takahashi

Rev. Leslie Takahashi serves as the lead minister at the Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church in Walnut Creek, CA and as the chair of the Commission on Institutional Change. She is the co-author of The Arc of the Universe is Long, which looks at anti-racism efforts in the UUA, and contributes to meditation manuals and other faith publications.

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LeaderLab

Accountabilty, Agility, and Good Governance

Leslie Takahashi, Kim Hampton, Lucia Santini Field, Leon Spencer

From LeaderLab
How do we develop systems that are accountable to expanding diversity, equity and inclusion? Structures that promote accountability are essential.

Skinner House Books

The Arc of the Universe Is Long
Unitarian Universalists, Anti-Racism and the Journey from Calgary

Leslie Takahashi, James (Chip) Roush, Leon Spencer

From Skinner House Books

The recent history of the UUA journey toward becoming an anti-racist, anti-oppressive, multicultural movement.

UU World

Commission on Institutional Change invites UUs to build ‘truly hospitable’ faith

Mary Byron, Natalie Fenimore, Cir L’Bert Jr., Elías Ortega, Leslie Takahashi

From UU World Magazine
‘If we were able to fashion a UUA that could work for the person who had been the most marginalized among us, it would work better for everyone.’...

WorshipWeb

We Are Connected

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
Across the limits of our imagination, we are connected.
We Gather As Many Drops

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
We gather as many drops, each winding our own path down life’s surfaces and ruts. Here we pool together as a single body, flowing together for a time.
Prayer for When Words Fail

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
This is a prayer for when words fail, for when they are not big enough or small enough to slip into the little cracks left in our hearts by life’s...
To Right the Wrongs of Our Kin

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
Spirit of Life, God of Love, hear this cry which begins with gratitude for the human ability to take action to right the wrongs of our kin....
Listening Is an Act of the Heart

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
One: Listening is not an act of the ear, listening is an act of the heart. Many: In these times when so much speaks: outrage, anger, disillusionment....
Immortality

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
In the daily weave of our lives, those who have died are still strong, guiding threads. Theirs is the golden glimmer or perhaps the brilliant red or the...
Marginal Wisdom

Leslie Takahashi

From WorshipWeb
They teach us to read in black and white. Truth is this—the rest false. You are whole—or broken. Who you love is acceptable—or not. Life tells its...

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