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- Just Mercy is 2015-16 UUA Common Read
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson speaks to justice, mercy, and compassion, themes of concern to us as Unitarian Universalists and as human beings. (Thu, Jul 30, 2015)
- Boy Scouts Policy Change: Statement by UUA President
The Rev. Peter Morales issued the following statement reacting to the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) recent policy change:
“I applaud the Boy Scouts of America for amending its adult leadership standards policy to include gay scout leaders. The development of a more inclusive BSA will not only strengthen it as an organization, but will benefit all boys and young men who look to scouting for guidance." (Thu, Jul 23, 2015)
- Chattanooga: UUA President Condemns Tragic Shooting
The Rev. Peter Morales issued this statement following the news of a shooting attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four U.S. Marines dead:
"I am deeply saddened by yesterday’s shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and my heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims. Initial news reports indicate that the four victims were targeted because they were members of the U.S. military, a tragic reminder of the dangers that our women and men in uniform face at home as well as abroad. We honor their service and their sacrifice." (Fri, Jul 17, 2015)
- North Carolina is Our Selma: Mass Moral March for Voting Rights
On July 13, thousands of people including hundreds of Unitarian Universalists wearing Standing on the Side of Love t-shirts marched in Winston-Salem, NC, in support of overturning a vicious voter suppression law that was being argued just down the street inside a federal courthouse in the case N.C. NAACP v. McCrory. Participants carried signs that read, “Protect Our Vote,” “North Carolina is Our Selma” and “Black Votes Matter.” (Wed, Jul 15, 2015)
- Makerspace for Kids
Learn by doing! "Maker Culture" has been growing for adults, but it's perfect for kids too. Get hands on, experience the world, and practice putting beliefs into action. (Tue, Jul 14, 2015)
- Week of Righteous Resistance Begins
Lena Gardner issues a call to action for the Week of Righteous Resistance (July 12-18) taking place across the country and talks about her own experience as a leader of Black Lives Matter Minneapolis on the Standing on the Side of Love blog. She writes, "Sacred love is the force beneath justice, when you love all Black people as deeply as your own family, then you will find the courage to help end the killings, the imprisonment, the widespread injustice." (Mon, Jul 13, 2015)
- Get UU Gear
From messenger bags to t-shirts to socks, show your Unitarian Universalist pride with these new items from your UUA Bookstore. (Mon, Jul 13, 2015)
- Celebrating Marriage Equality
In celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling in favor of nationwide marriage equality, Unitarian Universalist (UU) ministers and congregations offered free weddings for same-sex couples nationwide on July 11 and 12, in an event called #JustMarriage. (Mon, Jul 13, 2015)
- Highlights from General Assembly
More than 5,000 Unitarian Universalists from around the world gathered for five days of workshops, worship, and witness around the theme of “Building a New Way.” (Thu, Jul 9, 2015)