Allison Hess

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Allison Hess served as International Engagement Associate at the Unitarian Universalist Association until April 2022. Allison grew up in Thousand Oaks, CA a third generation Unitarian Universalist. She graduated from Colby College in Waterville, ME with a B.A. in French Studies and double minored in Mathematics and Anthropology. After interning at the UU@UN, Allison worked at Indego Africa, assisting with finances and operations in the organization's offices in New York City and Kigali, Rwanda. She joined the UUA's International Office staff in 2015.

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Every year on December 10th, the world celebrates Human Rights Day. It is the anniversary of the day the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This year marks 68 years since these rights were acknowledged to belong inherently to every human being on Earth....

By Allison Hess | December 8, 2016 | From International Unitarian Universalism
Tagged as: International Human Rights & Justice

Why and how does the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington, New York, continue its support of the UU United Nations Office at the "Blue Ribbon Congregation Award" level In June 2016, at this year’s UUA General Assembly in Columbus, Ohio, our congregation, the Unitarian Universalist...

By Allison Hess | May 25, 2016 | From International Unitarian Universalism

On January 24th, 1946, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously passed its first resolution, which called for the establishment a commission to monitor nuclear energy around the world, and for the elimination of atomic weapons and other weapons of mass destruction....

By Allison Hess | January 25, 2016 | From International Unitarian Universalism
Tagged as: Peace

Climate change has become a huge focus in the last couple years, politically and socially. Some of us have been working on it much longer, but it’s inspiring to see the commitment spread to more people and gather more support. Even Beyoncé is involved, having starred in the Global Citizen’s...

By Allison Hess | January 12, 2016 | From International Unitarian Universalism

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