• To_Reclaim_MLK

    Can We Really Reclaim Martin Luther King?

    What is “Unwise and Untimely”? The activists of #blacklivesmatter asked us this year to #ReclaimMLK (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) as we celebrated his life and legacy the Monday after his birthday. When I was six years old I marched in my first Martin Luther King Day parade and of course I was out there with fellow Unitarian Universalists from the Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria, where my family first made our spiritual home. I don’t remember that march nor what I believed I was marching for, but I’m sure it was informed by my church and my family and our general commitment to equality. I vaguely recall learning about Martin Luther King in elementary…

  • Leelah_Alcorn_by_Samantha_Ames

    How We Talk About Leelah Matters

    This blogpost was written by young adult Samantha Ames, a lifelong Unitarian Universalist and lawyer with the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR). The NCLR works tirelessly to make our society safer for all LGBTQ people, especially queer youth.–Ed. The suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has prompted widespread media attention, including a focus on her description of how being sent to conversion therapy increased her sense of isolation and rejection. Now more than ever before, it is clear that there is an urgent need for more public discussion and education around the harms caused by conversion therapy. But some aspects of the recent conversations have been troubling. I’ve spent the last several years working with…

  • YES_CUUB

    Youth Energy Solution

    Brighten UU Youth Group Leads on Environmental Justice The Youth Group at Community Unitarian Universalists in Brighton (CUUB), Michigan has spearheaded an initiative encouraging energy utilities to adopt more energy efficient and renewable sources of energy. Learn about their work, strategy and how you can act for environmental justice at Youth Energy Solution. Learn more about Unitarian Universalist Association (UU) Youth Groups.

  • SS_15_Is_Calling

    Are You Wondering if You’ve Got the Call?

    Find out at Summer Seminary 2015 Click HERE

  • WE_Challenge5_Ans

    Weekend Challenge #5 – the Winner Is…

    Congratulations to the unique* Luminary Leader Rachel Milles for successfully answering our challenge! Remember Viola Liuzzo with us by reading her story, previously posted on Blue Boat.       * Rachel is unique in many ways – in this case she is the only person to have correctly answered this Weekend Challenge.  

Latest Posts

To_Reclaim_MLK

Can We Really Reclaim Martin Luther King?

January 23rd 2015, no comments

What is “Unwise and Untimely”? The activists of #blacklivesmatter asked us this year to ...

Leelah_Alcorn_by_Samantha_Ames

How We Talk About Leelah Matters

January 22nd 2015, no comments

This blogpost was written by young adult Samantha Ames, a lifelong Unitarian Universalist and lawye...

YES_CUUB

Youth Energy Solution

January 21st 2015, no comments

Brighten UU Youth Group Leads on Environmental Justice The Youth Group at Community Unitarian Univer...

SS_15_Is_Calling

Are You Wondering if You’ve Got the Call?

January 21st 2015, no comments

Find out at Summer Seminary 2015 Click HERE...

WE_Challenge5_Ans

Weekend Challenge #5 – the Winner Is…

January 20th 2015, no comments

Congratulations to the unique* Luminary Leader Rachel Milles for successfully answering our challeng...

Selma_Y_Offer

Special Offer for Youth to Go to Selma

January 16th 2015, no comments

You Must Respond By Friday, January 23, 2015 The Living Legacy Project Will Get You There Registrati...

WE_Challenge_5

Weekend Challenge #5 – Name and Date, Please!

January 16th 2015, no comments

What is the name and birth date of the Unitarian Universalist who lost her life fighting for a cause...

Dear_YAs_video_play

It Can’t Be the Same Without You

January 16th 2015, no comments

Hey, Young Adults – General Assembly is only about Six Months* Away   * Find out EXACTLY how ...

See_Selma

Why Should Youth See Selma For Free?

January 16th 2015, no comments

Because Seeing Selma Could Free Us All Movie tickets are downright expensive. But African-American b...

becoming_out-of-stock

What’s the Deal with “becoming”?

January 15th 2015, no comments

Your “becoming” is coming   “becoming: A Spiritual Guide for Navigating Adult...