Elizabeth Nguyen

Annie Gonzalez Milliken and Elizabeth Nguyen worked in the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at the Unitarian Universalist Association. Annie supports young adult and campus ministries while Elizabeth serves youth and young adults of color.

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Guest blogger Sunshine Alvarez attended the Unitarian Universalist Association Mul… Leadership School this July. Sunshine belongs to the Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. -ed. On July 10th, I had the opportunity to attend a Multicultural Leadership School (MLS) in Boston, Massachusetts...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | July 30, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Beliefs & Principles, Community, Connections, Education, Faith, Growth, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Identity, Meaning, Nourishing the Spirit, Secular, Spiritual Practice, Spirituality, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Young Adult Faith Development (ages 18-35), Anti-Oppression, Multiculturalism, Faith Development

Kenny Wiley responds to #IfIDieInPoliceCustody offering, "We are all gifted, and we are all flawed. I can speak and write well, and I also have depression and let friends and family down all the time. I should not need to be perfect in order to matter. Sandra Bland was not perfect, and she...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | July 23, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Activism, Beliefs & Principles, Community, Connections, Faith, Homecoming / Ingathering, Secular, Spirituality, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, Anti-Oppression, Multiculturalism, Racial Justice, Faith Development, News

This week: General Assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association pas… an Action of Immediate Witness in support of the Black Lives Matter movement calling for “police reform and prison abolition, which seeks to replace the current prison system with a system that is more just and...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | July 3, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Activism, Community, Equity, Homecoming / Ingathering, Identity, Multigenerational Faith Development, Secular, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, Unity, Anti-Oppression, Multiculturalism, News, Social Justice

This your vision for how our Unitarian Universalist movement can be more aligned, strategic and loving in our racial justice work, do it now! The Unitarian Universalist Association Racial Justice Vision Survey closes at midnight on June 15th....

By Elizabeth Nguyen | June 15, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Activism, Awards, Scholarships, & Grants, Business Meetings, Commitment, Community, Education, Faith, Growth, Inclusion, Justice Sunday, Leadership, Secular, Teaching Methods, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Faith Development, General Assembly, News

Do It For Everyone Try these resources to better minister&nbsp… Unitarian Univeralist youth and young adults of color. Check out this webin…; hosted by the UU Ministers Association (UUMA) for 30 minutes of framing and rethinking about this crucial, spirit-filled work with Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen,...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | May 12, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Education, Faith, Growth, High School-Aged Youth Faith Development, Leadership, Secular, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Vision

Prayer Because the world cracks open and here we are: For the 900 lives lost to the migration injustice - mothers, fathers, parents, children, trying to reach Europe by boat. For the over 4,000 lives lost to earthquakes in Nepal and South Asia....

By Elizabeth Nguyen | April 30, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Activism, Connections, Discernment, Faith, Meaning, Prayer Practices, Secular, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Anti-Oppression, Racial Justice, Faith Development, News, Personal Inspiration, Vision for UUism, Worship

Culture Heritage to Share – Not Appropriate Cultural Appropriation is when a peoples' identity is changed without their consent. Yet sharing cultural experience is a powerful way to build respectful, inclusive, welcoming community. Now more than ever, we can all benefit from some wisdom and...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | April 28, 2015 | From Guides and Tools
Tagged as: Activism, Community, Education, Faith, Growth, Identity, Interdependence, Leadership, Purpose, Secular, Teaching Methods, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Anti-Oppression, Multiculturalism, News, UUA Headquarters

Commit2Respond: Week 3 I heard liberation theologist and immigration rights activist, speak a few days ago. He started by saying, “I’m hoping to chat about how hopeless our work is.” I sat up straight, paying attention. I confess that these days I often pray for the doubters, for those of us...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | April 6, 2015 | From Future of Faith
Tagged as: Activism, Beliefs & Principles, Climate & Environmental Justice, Climate Justice, Connections, Earth, Earth Day, Faith, Homecoming / Ingathering, Meaning, Secular, Spirituality, Truth, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Anti-Oppression, Faith Development, News, Personal Inspiration

Unitarian Universalist Association Mul… Leadership School is an annual gathering of soul-renewal and leadership development for Unitarian Universalist youth and young adults of color from July 10-14th, 2015 at the Walker Center outside of Boston, MA. App…; by April 15th, 2015. Registration fee...

By Elizabeth Nguyen | March 24, 2015 | From Youth and Young Adults of Color
Tagged as: Awards, Scholarships, & Grants, Community, Connections, Diversity, Education, Faith, Growth, Interdependence, Leadership, Meaning, Nourishing the Spirit, Secular, Spiritual Practice, Teaching Methods, Unitarian Universalism, UU Identity, Anti-Oppression, Anti-Racism, Faith Development, Personal Inspiration

I got off work at 7 pm and did the thing where you chase the bus a ­little bit but then realize you won’t make it and walk sheepishly back to the bus stop. I’m already an hour late to Sunday night singing at the Lucy Stone Cooperative, a UU affordable housing co-op in Boston. I’m still...

Reading | By Elizabeth Nguyen | March 23, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), Acceptance, Commitment, Community, Conflict, Direct Experience, Relationships, Unitarian Universalism, Vulnerability

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Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen, UUA Leadership Development Associate for Youth and Young Adults of Color
UUA Multicultural Leadership School 2015

Elizabeth with the participants of the 2015 Multicultural Leadership School in Boston, MA.