YA@GA Election Winner

Written by Annie Gonzalez Milliken // April 9th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Young Adults, GA // 2 comments

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And the Winner is… (Scroll down now to find out, or read this part first) Yes folks, the results from the new and improved* Young Adults at General Assembly (YA@GA) elections are in! First off, a big thank you to all our candidates who were willing to serve in this important leadership role and who spent time putting together their terrific videos and elections materials. Second, a big thank you to the 77 young adults who took time to learn about the candidates and make your voice heard by voting! And now, without further ado, the winner is…     Cameron Young of Fort Worth, Texas!   The staff at the Office of Youth and…

YA@GA Election Results

Written by T. Resnikoff // April 8th 2015 // Featured Young Adults, GA // no comments

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Time to Tally Up   Wondering Who Won? So Are We. Elections for the leadership positions of YA@GA were held yesterday. Response was robust, and we’ve a lot of ballots to tally. We will announce the winners as soon as we know who they are! Want to refresh yourself on who the five formidable candidates are? Click here.  

YA@GA Elections Tuesday April 7th!

Written by Annie Gonzalez Milliken // April 1st 2015 // GA, young adults // 2 comments

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YOU DECIDE IN ONE WEEK  What YOU Need to Know to Vote: As explained in this post calling for candidates, Young Adults@General Assembly (YA@GA) was known as Young Adult Caucus and historically elected caucus “co-moderators” during a program slot at General Assembly. Shifting to YA@GA in 2014 we not only re-imagined how we serve young adults at GA with programming, we also began to re-think other practices like elections. In-person elections were poorly attended, didn’t always yield a slate full of qualified candidates, and made it impossible for anyone who wasn’t at GA that year to participate. We knew we could live more fully into our fifth principle. So this year it’s different. This year candidates…

Protected: Invitation to Luminary Leaders

Written by T. Resnikoff // March 27th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, GA, UUA // no comments

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The Moderator Wants YOU at GA THIS Year

Written by T. Resnikoff // March 20th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, GA, UUA, youth // no comments

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Jim Key Has a Message for Youth Watch this message from Unitarian Universalist Association Moderator  Jim Key – Then do what he asks! Here is how: Watch Kara Marler explain how YOU can become a delegate – Learn how to register for Youth Caucus at  General Assembly 2015 in Portland Oregon, June 24-28.

The AmazinGA Race Continues!

Written by T. Resnikoff // March 19th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, youth // no comments

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Episode 2: You’ve Been U-Turned! Follow Youth Caucus ’15 Dean Olivia Calvi as she races to Portland, Oregon for the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly, June 24-28. Here are all the links mentioned in the video: Register for Youth Caucus Learn about Youth Sponsors to GA Learn How to Become a Delegate to GA

Youth Talks Request for Proposals

Written by jennicadavishockett // March 10th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, GA, General Assembly 2015, UUA, youth // 3 comments

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Ever had a secret dream of being a bridge architect that you thought was just not practical? We’re here to make that dream a reality! Well, we can’t help you get a job in the construction industry, but we can help you build bridges. Share your knowledge with us at Youth Talks, the Youth Caucus version of GA Talks, at General Assembly 2015 in Portland, OR. GA Talks are short multimedia presentations started by YA@GA (Young Adults at General Assembly) based on the successful “TED Talks” familiar to many. Youth Caucus staff seek volunteers to create 10 minute presentations focusing on topics prevalent in the youth community on the theme “Building Bridges.” Build Bridges with…

Grants for Youth Groups Attending GA 2015

Written by jennicadavishockett // March 9th 2015 // General Assembly 2015, Guides and Tools // one comment

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Pocket Lining On Us It is no secret getting to experience General Assembly 2015 costs money! Getting your whole youth group to GA costs even more money! But it doesn’t have to all come out of your or your congregation’s pockets. The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Unitarian Universalist Association helps your youth group get to GA by offering competitive grants for up to $1,000 to encourage youth groups to organize and attend GA together. If your youth group applies for this grant, you can STILL apply for individual financial aid! What you’ll need: A budget plan (including income and expenses) A fundraising plan At least 5 youth from your congregation…

If You Wanna Be Elected, First You Gotta Run…

Written by Annie Gonzalez Milliken // March 6th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, General Assembly 2015, young adults // one comment

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For YA@GA co-facilitator! Are you a Unitarian Universalist young adult with experience building community with your peers and a love for national gatherings? Are you interested in shaping programming for Young Adults at General Assembly (YA@GA) in 2016 and 2017? Wanna serve our faith and get a free trip to Columbus, OH and New Orleans, LA for two no cost GAs? Well then you’ve gotta run for YA@GA co-facilitator in our brand new and improved virtual election process! Every year at YA@GA (formerly Young Adult Caucus) we hold elections to choose our next co-facilitator (formerly co-moderator). And while these elections have yielded some stellar results (I got to work with Hannah Roberts last year!  This year…

Join the AmazinGA Race to Youth Caucus 2015!

Written by T. Resnikoff // March 4th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, General Assembly 2015, UUA, youth // no comments

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 Youth Caucus Sr. Dean Olivia Calvi Leads, But You Can Get There First! General Assembly (GA) 2015 Youth Caucus Registration is now open, and Olivia isn’t wasting any time getting her completed registration uploaded to the Unitarian Universalist Association. Check out where she is in the race to get to GA in Portland, Oregon   Learn how to avoid roadblocks to get your completed Youth Caucus registration in before Olivia!