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Activating Justice for Migrant Farmworkers -

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Apply Now to Lead the UU-UNO Spring Seminar -

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What UU Campus Ministry Looks Like in Trump Times -

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Reflections after Thrive Young Adult -

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Happening Now

  • Apply Now to Lead the UU-UNO Spring Seminar

    July 28th, 2017, no comments

    The applications to join the Seminar Staff as a Youth Dean or Adult Dean for the 2018 Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office Intergenerational Spring Seminar are now open and are due August 2nd, 2017!  The 2018 Seminar, on the topic of refugees and the global migration crisis, will be April 5-7, 2018 in New York City. Click here to read what the two Youth Deans from the 2017 Intergenerational Spring Seminar wrote about their experience leading the seminar,and get inspired to apply to be a Youth Dean for 2018-19! (Youth Dean is a two-year position—this person will serve as Junior Youth Dean in 2018 and Senior Youth Dean in 2019.)

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Stories and Voices

  • Activating Justice for Migrant Farmworkers

    August 2nd, 2017, no comments

    This post comes to us from our friends and partners at the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ). Learn more about UUCSJ programs that create greater justice in the world. Read Deva Jones’ post on the UUCSJ blog. Activating the Next Generation Jul 28, 2017 | Congregational Trip, Economic Justice, Florida, Immigration, Youth | 0 comments Deva Jones, Senior Associate for Service-Learning and Volunteer Placements, led a group of youth on one of UUCSJ’s newest programs Activate Florida: Solidarity with Migrant Farmworkers this April. To learn more about this program visit http://uucsj.org/florida/  What do you think of when you hear, “Florida”?  For many, the first words that come to mind are beaches, warm weather, vacation,…

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Future of Faith

  • Reflections after Thrive Young Adult

    July 11th, 2017, no comments

    Kaitlin Dey, Thrive Young Adult alumni 2016 and 2017, shared this reflection at her congregation last Sunday: I spent the last 10 days in New Orleans. I attended Thrive Young Adult. Thrive is part of Grow Racial Justice that is for UU young adults of color, we dove deep into complex questions about identity, power, spirituality and leadership. We got to explore our roles as young adults of color in our UU movement, build relationships with one another around intersecting identities, share practices  for healing and resistance, and support each other on the path toward liberation. While I was at Thrive, I began dialogues about the beauty and the flaws of our faith. As the week continued and General Assembly began,…

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Issues and Trends

  • Spiritual Practices for White Anxiety

    August 18th, 2017, no comments

    Tomorrow some right wing extremists are planning to hold a rally in the city I live in and I’m planning to march against white supremacy. Like many folks, I have a lot of questions rattling around in my brain. I have petty selfish questions, logistical questions, and deep questions. I’m wondering “How much violence will there be?” and “Should I wear a love shirt over my clergy shirt?” and “What if the cell phone towers jam and what if it rains?” and “What if things start to escalate, should I leave? Should i try and protect my friends of color? Will I have the courage to do that?” and “What if white people in our march…

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Youth and Young Adults of Color

  • Reflections after Thrive Young Adult

    July 11th, 2017, no comments

    Kaitlin Dey, Thrive Young Adult alumni 2016 and 2017, shared this reflection at her congregation last Sunday: I spent the last 10 days in New Orleans. I attended Thrive Young Adult. Thrive is part of Grow Racial Justice that is for UU young adults of color, we dove deep into complex questions about identity, power, spirituality and leadership. We got to explore our roles as young adults of color in our UU movement, build relationships with one another around intersecting identities, share practices  for healing and resistance, and support each other on the path toward liberation. While I was at Thrive, I began dialogues about the beauty and the flaws of our faith. As the week continued and General Assembly began,…

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Social Justice

  • Spiritual Practices for White Anxiety

    August 18th, 2017, no comments

    Tomorrow some right wing extremists are planning to hold a rally in the city I live in and I’m planning to march against white supremacy. Like many folks, I have a lot of questions rattling around in my brain. I have petty selfish questions, logistical questions, and deep questions. I’m wondering “How much violence will there be?” and “Should I wear a love shirt over my clergy shirt?” and “What if the cell phone towers jam and what if it rains?” and “What if things start to escalate, should I leave? Should i try and protect my friends of color? Will I have the courage to do that?” and “What if white people in our march…

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GA

  • Start Here

    May 22nd, 2017, no comments

    General Assembly 2017 is almost here! We are so excited that you will be joining us for this incredible experience. Whether you attend every GA Youth Caucus event or come to orientation and then spend the rest of the week exploring the wide range of events, worships and workshops available throughout General Assembly, and whether this is your first or fifteenth General Assembly – we welcome you! You’ll find all of your Youth Caucus User Guide materials right here on Blue Boat in a special section. Each post covers a different topic that you’ll want to take a look at before your arrival in New Orleans. If you’d prefer, you can download a PDF Version of the User Guide….

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Guides and Tools

  • Spiritual Practices for White Anxiety

    August 18th, 2017, no comments

    Tomorrow some right wing extremists are planning to hold a rally in the city I live in and I’m planning to march against white supremacy. Like many folks, I have a lot of questions rattling around in my brain. I have petty selfish questions, logistical questions, and deep questions. I’m wondering “How much violence will there be?” and “Should I wear a love shirt over my clergy shirt?” and “What if the cell phone towers jam and what if it rains?” and “What if things start to escalate, should I leave? Should i try and protect my friends of color? Will I have the courage to do that?” and “What if white people in our march…

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