• S&V_Halperin_RCRC

    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…

  • LGBTQ_Equal

    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.  

  • FoF_Howdy!

    “Friendly” Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

    Pre-qualified by Social Media The Interconnections Blog of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) in its story, “Welcoming in the Age of Social Media” discusses the added importance of making genuine connection with new comers since most people have Googled congregations they are considering joining before ever setting foot through the door. Most first-time visitors learn about a congregation from its on-line presence, and are ready to join, making the way they are received by members the deal closer – or deal breaker.   Unitarian Universalist Peter Bowden, who specializes in the relationship between media and congregation proposes a three questions every membership team should ask itself to better welcome newcomers, pointing out, “Thanks to digital…

  • EJ_11_55

    There’s No Snoozebar on this Clock

    Climate Change: 5 Minutes to Midnight, 15 Years and Counting Down The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a report showing that the effects of global warming have not yet become irreversible, but that they will in 15 years should action not be taken now on a global scale to cut green-house gas emissions. Research in the report also shows that reducing climate change is not only affordable, but is economically beneficial, claiming, “societies would likely be 5 percent poorer if nothing is done to protect the climate.” Learn about Environmental Justice at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Listen to “Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says“,…

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