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Love Showed Up Today in Charlottesville

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:57pm

UUA President Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray reflects on showing up for love and justice in Charlottesville, VA.

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UUA Board of Trustees Appoints Two Co-Moderators

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 3:50pm

The Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Co-Moderators following the passing of our beloved Moderator Jim Key in June. We are delighted that Mr. Barb Greve and Elandria Williams have agreed to serve as Co-Moderators until a special election for Moderator can be held at the 2018 General Assembly.

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UUA President: Transgender Ban is Blatant Discrimination

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 8:57am

UUA President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray issued the following statement in response to Donald Trump's plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military:

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Rev. Susan Frederick Gray Selects Carey McDonald to be Acting COO of UUA

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:30am

The Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), today announced the appointment of Carey McDonald as Acting Chief Operating Officer effective August 1. McDonald succeeds the Rev. Sarah Lammert who served as Interim Chief Operating Officer following the resignation of the Rev. Harlan Limpert in April.

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Arrested As An Act of Moral Obedience - A Reflection on the Healthcare Debate from Rev. Robin Tanner

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:26am

The Rev. Robin Tanner, minister of worship and outreach at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit, NJ, joined the Revs. William Barber, Traci Blackmon, Jennifer Butler and others outside of Senator Mitch McConnell’s office to protest the deep cuts to Medicaid included in the most recent version of the Republican healthcare bill. Rev. Tanner joined the group as a representative of the UUA and she shared this reflection on her participation:

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UUA Condemns Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 4:07pm

UUA Denounces SCOTUS Decision on Trump’s Travel Ban

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 3:38pm

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision regarding President Trump’s executive order on travel: 

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Susan Frederick-Gray Elected UUA President

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 9:23am

Minister of Phoenix, AZ congregation wins three-way race to become the first woman elected to the office.

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UUA General Assembly 2017

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 2:08pm

The UUA's 2017 General Assembly in New Orleans has begun! Learn more and follow the action with live streamed events June 21-25.

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UUA Condemns Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:43am

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, issued the following message in response to President Trump’s announcement that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change:

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A DREAMer in Need: What Being Undocumented Means

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:43pm

Beacon Press author Eileen Truax illuminates the stories of the men and women fighting for their right to live here legally.

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Get Ready! Readings, Videos, and Activities to Prepare for General Assembly

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:31pm

General Assembly in New Orleans will awaken and deepen the commitment of Unitarian Universalists to the power and possibility of working in solidarity with those on the margins. Below are resources to help you prepare to enter fully into that experience. Do at least one of the suggested activities in each of five categories. Then, print this booklet and record what you did on the back cover. Bring your list to the UUA Expressway at GA and receive your very own ribbon!

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UUA Presidential Election: Get Details for Voting in June

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:22pm

Our elections of people to serve the members and congregations of the Association are at the heart of our fifth principle of our faith and our trust in the democratic process.

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Reporting out from the Atlanta Consultation: An Update from the Interim Co-Presidents

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:11pm

The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, shared the following update regarding their recent meeting in Atlanta with representative leaders of color in the UUA:

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Acknowledging absences and facing change

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 2:26pm

The UUA's Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, share news on the UUA Moderator and other significant changes going on in the movement.

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COMMISSION ON INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE UPDATES

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 2:26pm

The UUA's Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, share news on the development of the Commission on Institutional Change, focused on examining the impact of white supremacy on Unitarian Universalism.

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UPDATES FROM THE INTERIM CO-PRESIDENTS

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 10:36am

The Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofía Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, offer an update on their work and share some of the feedback they've heard from Unitarian Universalists.

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Updates from the Interim Co-Presidents

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:18am

UUA Interim Co-Presidents, the Revs. Sofia Betancourt and William Sinkford and Dr. Leon Spencer, offer updates on their work and comment on recent Board of Trustees decisions to financially support Unitarian Universalists of color at General Assembly and the ongoing work of Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism.  

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