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Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

Future of Faith

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    A Presidential Call for Religion to Support Equality Former President Jimmy Carter recently wrote that he was severing ties with his church...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    #Commit2Respond We re-post this message from the Unitarian Universalist Association and other Unitarian Universalist leaders who urge you...
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Commit2Respond: Week 3 I heard Rev. Dr. Miguel de la Torre , the liberation theologist and immigration rights activist, speak a few days...
  • 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...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    And Thousands of Others of Every Age This Unitarian Universalist Young Adult has a message for everyone: Climate Change is real and there...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    We Should All Be So Privileged I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege; it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot,...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Not Mission Impossible Carey Niewhof points out that changes in culture and lifestyle often prefigure the way people will live their faith...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    They say that many times as a minister you preach the sermon you need to hear. Well that was true for me on Friday July 18th when I...

Youth and Young Adults of Color

  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Prayer Because the world cracks open and here we are: For the 900 lives lost to the migration injustice - mothers, fathers, parents,...
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Called to Keep Memory Alive Beavercreek, Ohio is where I learned to drive in a gold minivan with a dent in the side, learned to love Buffy...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Unitarian Universalism Calls On Your Continuing Presence We share this letter about Selma and Unitarian Universalism as a voice for justice...

Guides and Tools

  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Culture Heritage to Share – Not Appropriate Culture is an expression of identity, and Cultural Appropriation is when a peoples' identity is...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Gain a Deeper Understanding of this Seminal Story Ava DuVernay's movie Selma depicts the three marches in Selma, Alabama in 1965 that...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Re-read or Share the Ten Most-read stories on Blue Boat Presented in alphabetical order – A Prayer for Religious Educators Best Practices...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    The youth group of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus has just released two videos, sharing what they learned about...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Tipped-Minimum Wage is $2.13 hour. Some think that's enough. Watch " The National Restaurant Association: Hard to Stomach " video, produced...

Young Adults

Social Justice

  • By Bart Frost
    Undoing the "Third Reconstruction" This is part three in our four part series, here are links to Part One and Part Two . - ed. Rev. Dr...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    RESIST Mass Incarceration and Police Brutality This October Holding the megaphone in my hand felt like standing at the top of a high dive...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    October 12, 2015: Columbus Day INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY Sign this petition today it'll make a difference next year, and every year thereafter...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Notes from the Interview of Dr. Cornel West by Owen Huelsbeck Young Adult and former GA Youth Caucus Dean Owen Huelsbeck furnished the Blue...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    The Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund (UUCEF) has joined other institutional investors in calling for Carbon Pricing and a...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Axe the Asterisk! Although evolving toward a new norm the current state of marriage-equality in the United States is somewhat confusing. In...

Issues and Trends

  • By Ted Resnikoff
    We post an excerpt of this important post by Kenny S. Wiley, Director of Faith Formation at Prairie UU Church in Parker, Colorado and UU...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Prominent Voices on Unitarian Universalist Issues of Social Justice If you want to know what is happening on the fronts of justice, all you...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Because Seeing Selma Could Free Us All Movie tickets are downright expensive. But African-American business leaders in New York and...
  • By Carey McDonald
    400 Years of Systemic Racism in One Decision Why rioting in some of the hundreds of protests across the country of the Ferguson Grand Jury...
  • By Bart Frost
    "Collectively, we must be a strong voice for change to end police brutality and the systemic racism in our society that causes violence,...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Calling All Yellow Shirts of Love, Tolerance and Justice The Grand Jury investigation of the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren...
  • By Jennica Davis-Hockett
    STORY UPDATED 11/14/14* Last night as I swiped through my Facebook feed I thought I saw that another Unitarian Universalist church had been...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Because That is What We Do Members of the Westboro Baptist Church came to Houston, Texas protesting – as quoted on the KHOU-TV website , "'...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    UU Campus Ministry Spans the Divide Rev. Evan Young contributes this compelling post about the role Unitarian Universalist campus ministry...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Owen Huelsbeck, first-year student and Johnson Scholar at Santa Clara University , was chosen to interview Dr. Cornel West during his visit...
  • 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 Ted Resnikoff
    The Climate Changed for the Better Last Sunday More than 400,000 people marched in New York City last Sunday, sending a message to world...
  • 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
    Michael Brown – killed by the police years before he or his aggressor were born. TO BEAR WITNESS – AGAIN This blog has published...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following the continued violence...
  • 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
    Youth and Young Adults Respond to Operation Save America Targeting Services at First Unitarian Universalist Church of New Orleans ,...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    There are Reasons Some People Won't Get a Break Mass Incarceration is an aspect of the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC), in which the goal...

Stories and Voices

  • By Bart Frost
    There Are Only Three Important Words This is part two a multi-part series of reflections the by Director of the Office of Youth and Young...
  • By Bart Frost
    The 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Part 1 From March 5th through March 8th, I had the opportunity to travel to Birmingham, Alabama to...
  • Controversy Breaks out at the Mass. State House Surrounding Immigrant Minors By Olivia McCormack and Chloe Ockey As a part of our Youth...

Events and Opportunities

  • By Kenny Wiley
    Who Are My People? A Black Unitarian Universalist on Selma and Ferguson “Man, I don’t have any people. I’m with everybody, Julius.” – Louie...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Scientists Confirm Inevitable Sea-Level Rise Like the tip of the fabled iceberg, the now confirmed inevitable rise of sea-level over the...