Economic Justice

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  • We work for justice, equity, and compassion in our relationships and systemic change in our society. We know that the escalation of...
  • White Elizabeth
    For the millions of people in their fifties and sixties who find themselves out of work, unable to find a job, and financially incapable of retiring, here's a practical plan for getting past any blame or shame, overcoming denial, and finding a path to a new normal.
  • By Rev. Christian Schmidt For First Parish in Cambridge, a move to hosting a shelter for homeless youth and young adults wasn’t just a nice...
  • Congregational Study/Action Issues (CSAIs) are issues selected by Unitarian Universalist member congregations for four years of study,...
  • Delegates at the 2014 General Assembly in Providence, RI, selected "Escalating Inequality" to be the 2014-2018 Congregational Study/Action...
  • The Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI) process is designed to engage Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations in an ongoing process...
  • Proxy voting is a component of our democratic process that is an important force for moderating the excesses of capitalism. As shareholders...
  • Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) is ensuring that our investments are aligned with our values. The UUA has been strongly committed to SRI for over forty years. Our commitment springs from our faith, and from our deep conviction in the dignity of all human beings.
  • Policy, Definitions & Eligibility Criteria Download Match Form and Instructions (Word) ( PDF ) UUA Policy on Community Investments In...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Singing the Living Tradition Hymnal and Singing the Journey Supplement have many hymns and...
  • Income inequality is at an all-time high. The CEOs of the 500 largest U.S. companies make an average salary of $10.5 million, while millions of low-wage workers in our country work full-time and still can’t afford life’s basic necessities. The minimum wage is not a living wage. ...
  • Neighborhood Church—Pasadena, CA ...
  • Most companies, like people, have a mix of strengths and opportunities for improvement. Companies’ mixed records can make it challenging...

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Stories and Voices

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    True Solidarity – Enduring Fire “A few weeks ago after a particularly long and hectic day, I sat down at a Mutual Aid Carrboro gathering...

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Future of Faith

  • By Bart Frost
    One of the best things about church is that it is an intentional community where you can live your values. In a world where almost everything is based on a transactional "fee-for-service" system, church is one place where things operate differently. A church shares its services with you joyfully,...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Our Self-Wrought Epic Disaster “Would you stop yelling about how we’re all screwed?” my supervisor politely asked. Oh. Right. Not exactly...

Issues and Trends

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    It is Overtime to Shift the Paradigm An acquaintance of mine named Molli King is a teacher and yesterday she posted an essay she wrote for...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    A Call to Action From the President's Pen President Peter Morales writes in response to ALEC (the American Legislative Exchange Council)...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Not Columbus Day: Indigenous People's Day Columbus Day celebrates the eponymous explorer's landing of the on the shores of the Americas in...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    How Far Would You Go To Fix this Picture? Recent studies reveal that most Americans underestimate the cleavage between the best-and-worst...
  • By Jennica Davis-Hockett
    Consumer – Or Principled Consumer, Who Do You Want to Be? With the shiny new iPhone 6 just around the corner and that fancy Apple Watch...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    And Change it for Good Although the effect of human activity on the climate is accepted ( by most people ), governments have thus far...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Economic Justice is for Everyone Jamelle Bouie explains the relationship between home ownership, poverty and risk, noting that the...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Mass Incarceration, Housing Discrimination and Poverty are Linked Jamelle Bouie explains how systematic economic discrimination designed to...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    The Math Adds Up – the Politics Still Don't The Federal Minimum Wage has not risen since 2009 although the Cost of Living (COL) in the...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Some labor for too little, others labor too little for too much Gender-based income disparity (the "Gender Pay-gap") and a minimum wage...

Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development

  • By Susan Lawrence
    His name was John. He was a Nigerian immigrant about my parents’ age. I was a suburban 18-year-old, living in Boston with college friends...