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  • Unitarian Universalists have a long tradition of being outspoken defenders of civil liberties in the United States. The Unitarian...
  • Working for justice and striving for equality and diversity are at the center of the lives of many individual Unitarian Universalists. As...
  • October 2004 Fourth graders at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) learned about democracy and political...
  • Unitarian Universalist Resources Accessibility Pages of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Office of Accessibility Concerns...
  • Community First Choice The Community First Choice (CFC) Option would encourage states to provide Medicaid home and community based...
  • Whereas the Civil Rights Act made discrimination based on race, religion, sex, national origin, etc. illegal, the Americans with...
  • The Unitarian Universalist Association's commitment to disability rights can be documented as early as 1961, when a general resolution...
  • UUA Offices & Programs Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) staff and committees work to support Unitarian Universalist...

Beacon Press

Blue Boat: Youth and Young Adult Blog

  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Fiercely UU is a blog series where Unitarian Universalist (UU) young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    Rally for Economic Justice at General Assembly! This General Assembly we are protesting outside of Wendy’s ! Why? To get better wages and...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Fiercely UU is a blog series where Unitarian Universalist (UU) young adults tell stories about what our faith requires of us and how they...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    Today is Good Friday, a day where those in the Christian tradition tell the story of Jesus' trial and crucifixion, his brutal death at the...
  • By Elizabeth Nguyen
    Bends the Arc Toward Justice... by Rev. Allison Palm When my husband and I moved to New Hampshire this past summer, we deliberately didn't...
  • By Bart Frost
    Marching Forward Events of 50 Years Ago Today This is the final installment in a series of reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the Selma...
  • 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 Ted Resnikoff
    Congratulations to the unique* Luminary Leader Rachel Milles for successfully answering our challenge! Remember Viola Liuzzo with us by...
  • By Ted Resnikoff
    We re-post the monthly newsletter of our friends of the Office of Multicultural Growth and Witness of the Unitarian Universalist...
  • By Bart Frost
    Witness – and Make History in March, 2015 The Living Legacy Project is hosting a conference, Marching in the Arc of Justice , in Birmingham...
  • By Annie Gonzalez Milliken
    For those of us who follow the Christian tradition, now is the season of A dvent , a time of waiting. And whether we are Christian or not,...
  • By Bart Frost
    Every December, the same old argument flares up on Facebook. Before Facebook, it would blow up on Livejournal and before Livejournal it...
  • 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...

Call and Response: Journeys in UU Lifespan Faith Development

  • How would your congregation respond if a bomb threat forced you to shorten the post-service reception welcoming new members and re-locate...
  • By Gail Forsyth-Vail
    Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson is the 2015-16 UUA Common Read. This beautifully written book looks...
  • I am not anxious to be the loudest voice or the most popular. But I would like to think that at a crucial moment, I was an effective voice...

Central East Regional Group

  • The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark in Newark, Delaware, led by members Karen Barker and Catriona Binder-Macleod, recently applied for and received a $500 grant from the Fund for UU Social Responsibility
  • By Joan Van Becelaere
    “People say, what is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time.” I remember these words of Dorothy Day as I think about the work we must do- all of the small and large steps we must take - to end hatred and bigotry in our...
  • “The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election has done more than upset the political world. For Unitarians and Universalists—and many others—it has challenged the soul. Its meaning is far more than political. There are also moral, spiritual and religious meanings in what has happened and is happening....
  • By Rose Edington
    The West Virginia House of Representatives has passed a "Religious Freedom" bill. You can read an article about this on the Think Progress website....

General Assembly Presentations

inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop

Justice and Inclusion: Ministering Effectively in Our Multicultural World

  • Issue 1, if passed, will dismantle much of the mass incarceration system in Ohio by reducing felony drug possession convictions to misdemeanors retroactively. This aligns with our UU commitments to resist white supremacy, embody solidarity with those harmed by the prison system and prioritize...
  • Amendment 4, if passed, will have a huge impact byin enfranchising over 1.4 million people with past felony convictions. This will dismantle Jim-Crow era laws which disproportionately target people of color. Amendment 4 aligns with our UU values of dignity and democratic process by allowing...

Love Resists: A Justice Campaign Sponsored by the UUSC and the UUA

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