Robert Nelson West

Prior to his election as president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, Robert Nelson West was minister of congregations in Knoxville, Tennessee and Rochester, New York. A leader in the civil rights movement and Knoxville sit-ins, he was also a prominent community activist in Rochester involving the Vietnam War, racial inequality, and civil liberties. West worked as a senior consultant at Arthur D. Little, and as executive director at two major Boston law firms from 1977, until retiring in 1993.

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The 1963 sermon Rev. Robert Nelson West presented to his congregation on an event “of profound significance in the history of our nation and in our own lives.”

By Robert Nelson West | August 23, 2023 | From Ideas
Tagged as: Anti-Racism, UU History, Social Justice

A compelling account of West's historic tenure as the second president of the Unitarian Universalist Association...

Book | By Robert Nelson West | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: History, History

SERMON DELIVERED BY REV. ROBERT WEST at the First Unitarian Church of Rochester, New York on September 8, 1963. This was Rev. Robert West's first sermon at First Unitarian in Rochester. Late on a Sunday afternoon, five weeks ago, my family and I drove into Rochester to begin our life here with...

Sermon | By Robert Nelson West | January 21, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, History, Race/Ethnicity, Rights, Anti-Oppression

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