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- Statement: Grand Jury Decision on Death of Eric Garner
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following the decision by a grand jury to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner that took place this summer on Staten Island, NY. It begins, 'The fact that the grand jury failed to indict New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner would be a miscarriage of justice at any time.' (Thu, Dec 4, 2014)
- UU World Winter Issue Available
The Winter 2014 issue of UU World is now available online. Highlights include 'Selma's challenge' by Mark Morrison-Reed, a fellowship's membership breakthrough, competing over 'Jingle Bells,' and a special report on safe congregations. (Mon, Dec 1, 2014)
- Statement: Indictment Decision Reflection
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued a statement reflecting on the indictment decision in Ferguson, MO. It begins, “Our fear that justice will not be served is now a reality. Regardless of the reasons why a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, people are angry, frustrated, and outraged. We still have questions unanswered. We still seek justice.' (Mon, Nov 24, 2014)
- Statement Applauding Executive Action on Immigration
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, issued a statement applauding President Obama’s immigration announcement. It begins, “Today we celebrate President Obama’s immigration plan that will improve the lives of millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States.” (Fri, Nov 21, 2014)
- UUA's New Headquarters Awarded LEED Platinum
The UUA is pleased to announce that it has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification for its new headquarters located at 24 Farnsworth Street in Boston's Innovation District. Platinum is the highest of the four possible LEED certifications. (Wed, Nov 12, 2014)
- Share Your Thoughts with the UUA Board of Trustees
The UUA Board of Trustees invites you to explore possibilities for re-imagining governance—from small-scale fixes to broad changes—and comment on them by completing the survey, “Re-Imagining UUA Governance.” For the future of our faith, please share your thoughts in this important dialogue. (Wed, Nov 12, 2014)
- Will You Commit2Respond?
We are facing a climate crisis. Recognizing the interdependence of all life, we are called as people of faith and conscience to heal and sustain the planet we call home. Climate change is a moral issue, and Commit2Respond is our moral response. UUs and all people of faith and conscience are invited to join this brand new initiative for climate justice. (Wed, Oct 8, 2014)
- Breakthrough Congregation: UU Church of Boulder, CO
UU World shares the transformational story of the UU Church of Boulder, CO. It reads, 'Just five years ago, things were so bleak at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, Colorado, that there was a question as to how much longer it would survive.' Find out how they turned things around and are now thriving! (Wed, Oct 8, 2014)
- Restored to Sanity Available Now
Restored to Sanity: Essays on the Twelve Steps by Unitarian Universalists , is the newest release from Skinner House Books, and the first to explore the intersection of UUism and Twelve-Step recovery programs. In this book, each Step is explored with two heartfelt essays, plus a meditation or prayer, making it ideal for small groups to read and discuss, or for individual reflection. (Wed, Oct 8, 2014)
- Susan Frederick-Gray v. Joe Arpaio
UU World reports that the Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray joins a federal class-action lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Jospeh Arpaio. “I joined this case because these Arizona laws are another tool used to tear apart families, to separate children from their parents and grandparents,” says Frederick-Gray, head of the Arizona Immigration Ministry. (Wed, Sep 17, 2014)