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- Recommitment to Racial Justice
The city of Baltimore recently saw violent clashes between communities of color and local police forces. Unitarian Universalists (UU) joined the community seeking stability and justice following the death of Freddie Gray by taking part in peaceful protests and vigils in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. (Wed, May 20, 2015)
- Spotlight: Young Adults at 4U
At at Fourth Universalist in Manhattan, young adults animate church life with deep connection, mutual support, community activism and more. This article in the Spotlight series tells their story. (Tue, May 19, 2015)
- Cambridge Church Will Host Shelter for Homeless Youth
By Rev. Christian Schmidt
For First Parish in Cambridge, a move to hosting a shelter for homeless youth and young adults wasn’t just a nice thing to do, it was a chance to fulfill its mission. (Tue, May 19, 2015)
- Miles of Dream: Meditations
In a new collection of meditations, Vanessa Southern ponders life passages, ways of looking at the world, and the many possibilities for building a life of meaning. Part of the InSpirit series, previously known as the Meditation Manual series. (Wed, May 13, 2015)
- GA 2015 Helps Formerly Incarcerated
The local service project at the UUA's 2015 General Assembly is with Portland, Oregon's Reentry Transition Center (RTC), helping formerly incarcerated people transition back into the community. (Tue, May 12, 2015)
- Crossing Bridges
Rev. Jan Taddeo: "Unitarian Universalists step out into the unknown all the time." (Tue, May 12, 2015)
- Statement: Events in Baltimore
The Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), issued this statement following recent events and new developments in Baltimore, MD, following the death of Freddie Carlos Gray, Jr.: “Today the Baltimore Police Department handed over to prosecutors the results of its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (Thu, Apr 30, 2015)
- UUSC-UUA Response to Nepal Earthquake
On April 25, communities in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh suffered a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. So far, reports reveal that more than 4,000 people have died and thousands more are injured or missing. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) President Bill Schulz and Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President Rev. Peter Morales have issued this joint statement in response to this tragedy: (Tue, Apr 28, 2015)
- We Pray for Nepal
Unitarian Universalists around the world are turning their caring thoughts and prayers to the people impacted by the disaster unfolding in Nepal. The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) are considering options for effective response. And, the UUA’s Holdeen India Program Director, Derek Mitchell, is in direct communication with grassroots organizations – including the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute – as our global partners mobilize. In the midst of the crisis, let us begin in prayer and prepare for further response. (Sun, Apr 26, 2015)