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  • Affirming justice, equity and compassion in human relations, Unitarian Universalists oppose discrimination based on ability, gender, race,...
  • Come together for a sacred space to unwind and unpack this election cycle on Nov. 7 at 8. p.m. Eastern.
  • Unitarian Universalists have a long history of political activism and public witness on a wide variety of social justice issues. Are you or...
  • "The opposite of poverty isn’t wealth—it's justice.” The founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative delivered the 2017 Ware Lecture.
  • President Trump has signed a number of executive orders and memoranda that run counter to the values of Unitarian Universalism. The UUA is...
  • This election season, we encourage you to vote your values. Check out seven questions based on Unitarian Universalist seven Principles to...
  • Kimberly French reflects on working to get out the vote and maintaining friendships throughout election season. "Democracy requires...
  • "Hateful rhetoric by those who aspire to lead is contributing to the divisions in our country. Hate breeds violence, and violence creates...
  • Rev. Robin Tanner, lead minister of Piedmont UU Church in Charlotte and Salisbury, NC, reflects on the power of multifaith collaboration...
  • This election season, we encourage you to vote your values. Check out seven questions based on Unitarian Universalist seven Principles to...
  • Through a series of personal essays, the Rev. Nathan Walker offers readers a creative way to develop empathetic responses in personal or...
  • This election season, we encourage you to vote your values. Check out seven questions based on Unitarian Universalist seven Principles to...
  • On March 24, 2016, the Unitarian Universalist Association and the Boy Scouts of America signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding designed to provide guidance to UU congregations who wish to charter Scouting units.The full text of the Memorandum of Understanding reads: ...
  • In the new Beacon Press book, The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement , Rev. Dr...
  • UUA President the Rev. Peter Morales issued a statement following the news of the shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College: "I am...
  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson speaks to justice, mercy, and compassion, themes of concern to us as...
  • The Rev. Peter Morales issued the following statement reacting to the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) recent policy change: “I applaud the...
  • On July 13, thousands of people including hundreds of Unitarian Universalists wearing Standing on the Side of Love t-shirts marched in...
  • One of the fundamental principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is the use of the democratic process. As an expression of our faith, many Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations engage in voter registration, election reform, and protecting voting rights and democracy., ...
  • The Faith and Ethics Network for the International Criminal Court (FENICC) is now on Twitter and Facebook . We hope you will follow us to...
  • By our silence, by our willingness to compromise principle… by our readiness to allow arms to be purchased at will and fired at whim, by...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has always understood that people with physical, mental, and sensory disabilities face discrimination and barriers. Our social justice commitment to disability rights can be documented as early as 1961, when a social justice resolution at the time of our...
  • Their Mission The Faith and Ethics Network for the International Criminal Court (FENICC) believes that the principals embodied in the...
  • There can be endless debate over the legitimacy of the death penalty or whether recreational drugs should be illegal, but where there is...
  • Much is at stake in upcoming elections. Regressive policies and corporate control oppress people on the margins and disenfranchise the...
  • The 2012 elections are coming up. Your congregation can help with voter registration and education about issues. Video Contest Imagine, in...
  • Members of the international community have established the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Court will investigate and bring to...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has long expressed our support of the separation of church and state in relation to public...
  • Drug Policy Reform Unitarian Universalists for Drug Policy Reform Crack the Disparity A theological basis for ending the sentencing...
  • Since 1914, the United States has done little to change its drug policies. The current drug prohibition experiment has lasted more than 85...
  • The HEA Drug Provision Students Denied Federal Aid for Drug Violations: Damaging the future of our youth ISSUE: A 1998 revision to the...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association has passed several resolutions that recognize racial and economic disparities in sentencing within...
  • Since 1961, the Unitarian Universalist Association has passed over a dozen resolutions/statements pertaining to the separation of church...
  • One of the defining features of the constitution of the United States is that it is founded on the principle of the separation of religion...
  • Americans United for the Separation of Church and State ACLU Religious Liberty Pages The Interfaith Alliance The Pew Forum on Religion and...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is proud to be a part of the national interfaith coalition, Faithful Democracy. Founded in part by the UUA in 2004 to increase civic participation, Faithful Democracy has a strong web presence, valuable resources, and a commitment to turning out the...
  • Unitarian Universalist Association Resources Unitarian Universalists and Elections Why Registering People to Vote is an Act of Faith...
  • Voting Rights for Communities of Color 2007 Responsive Resolution (excerpted) We urge Unitarian Universalists to seek insight into problems...
  • Registering People to Vote Matters It takes deep faith and a lot of hard work to keep a democracy vibrant. Our Unitarian Universalist (UU)...
  • 2004 Voter Activities at the UU Congregation of Atlanta Fourth graders at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) learned...
  • DC Voting Rights Act On Thursday, April 19, 2007, the DC Voting Rights Act (H.R. 1905) passed the House of Representatives 241-177. This is...
  • Unitarian Universalist Association Letter to Congress Supporting the DC Fair and Equal House Voting Rights Act (H.R. 5388) Bring Democracy...
  • May 9th, 2006 By Marian Patten, River Road Unitarian Church The people who inhabit the nation's capital, Washington, DC, are the only...
  • Supporting the DC Fair and Equal House Voting Rights Act (H.R. 5388) July 20, 2006 Dear Representative, On behalf of the more than 1,000...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association General Assemblies have passed three statements/resolutions under the name of "Civil Liberties" and...
  • Congress Still Needs to Investigate - In January 2007, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez announced that the Bush Administration's secret...
  • The American Civil Liberties Union The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 by Unitarian Roger Baldwin. The ACLU today has...
  • USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 Visit this page for the text of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to...
  • Full Text (PDF) of the "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism" (...
  • The issues surrounding the "war on terrorism" and the nation's response to the events of September 11, 2001 are only one aspect of the...

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