• Level_the_Paying_Field

    Level the Paying Field

    Some labor for too little, others labor too little for too much Gender-based income disparity (the “Gender Pay-gap”) and a minimum wage lower than a living wage are antithetical to the Principles and sources of Unitarian Universalism. The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) works to create economic justice for everyone.   Join the UUA fight for Economic Justice. Learn more about the issue from the 2013-2014 UUA Common Read, “Behind the Kitchen Door“. Watch this video to better understand the issue of wealth inequality:   Watch other videos on inequality on inequality.org

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    Spotlight: UU Young Adults of Oakland, CA

    Welcome to the Spotlight Series!  Each month we feature a different Unitarian Universalist congregation or community that is doing effective, innovative or otherwise interesting ministry with young adults – Ed. “Bishop Yvette Flunder says her approach to church membership is ‘you welcome someone, you make them feel loved and then you put them to work.’ Well that’s what I try to do!” says Alex Haider-Winnett. He’s the outgoing coordinator of the young adult group at the First Unitarian Church of Oakland (FUCO) and he’s been a member there for about four years.  It looks like his strategy is working. First of all, young adults feel welcomed at FUCO.  Aaron Hinde, a young parent, started attending…

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    UU Young Adult Leads on Reproductive Choice

    Reproductive Choice is not an option The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) has led on the issue of reproductive rights since 1963 – ten years before abortions were legal in this country. In this interview Jessica Halperin who was just was elected to a two-year term as  Vice-Chair of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) talks about the opportunity of having a Unitarian Universalist leadership voice on the RCRC, and shares her thoughts on what UUs can do in the fight for social justice through reproductive choice. Join the UUA in making reproductive choice a reality for all Americans Take action for reproductive choice with the RCRC Jessica Halperin also serves as the Witness Ministries Program Associate…

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    The Future is in Color

    Rainbow America By Amanda Froelich on the True Activist blog: With the increasing trend of interracial partnerships, it’s much more common for an individual to belong to a variety of hereditary backgrounds. As PolicyMic bluntly summarized, “in a matter of years we’ll have Tindered, OKCupid-ed and otherwise sexed ourselves into one giant amalgamated mega-race.” They’re absolutely right. But what will that look like?   To answer this question, National Geographic built its 125th anniversary issue around this theme… and what they came up with is beautiful. See how the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) promotes racial justice and multicultural ministries and multiculturalism and anti-racism for youth Read the story and see more images of our shared…

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    India Recognizes Rights of Transgendered

    Equal in India The Supreme Court of India handed down its decision mandating a third gender category and full legal and civil-rights for the transgendered population of India on April 15, 2014. Learn how the Unitarian Universalist Association supports equality and fairness for all people. Read the Human Rights Campaign Assessment of the UUA on LGBTQ rights.     Read about it: Supreme Court recognizes transgenders as ‘third gender’ on The Times of India. In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens on National Public Radio. India’s Top Court Recognizes Third Gender Category on Huffington Post. Learn about LGBT rights in India on Wikipedia.  

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