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 // 2 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…

No Money? No Problem! 10 Ways to GA on a Budget

Written by jennicadavishockett // March 9th 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, GA, General Assembly 2015, Guides and Tools, UUA, youth // no comments

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  Youth Registration to General Assembly: $205. Single room at the Hilton for 4 nights: almost $600. Cross-country flight: $500. Getting loads of financial help from the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and other organizations: Priceless. There are lots of ways to get to GA and have a fabulous time without turning your pockets inside out . Here are the top 10. 10. Fundraise. Many folks in your community know that General Assembly is a transformational experience for youth. And if they don’t already know, don’t be afraid to tell them! From understanding your expenses, to creating an action plan and giving thanks to your donors, this handy Fundraising Manual will help you through the whole process. It’s…

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…

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!    

Seize This Opportunity to Share Your UU Story

Written by Bart Frost // March 4th 2015 // Future of Faith, GA, General Assembly 2015, Stories and Voices, UUA, youth // one comment

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Talk about your Unitarian Universalist community, for all to hear From the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees : How do you engage in Unitarian Universalism?  Share your own true story (and win a paid registration to GA 2015 or other UU event)! What is your UU community? What has it meant to you? If you are a youth (completing 9th grade through one year out from high school graduation) the UUA Board invites you to share a brief video message (1-2 minutes) telling your unique story of engaging in Unitarian Universalism. We are looking for real stories of personal experiences. We’ll share 2-4 of those messages at the beginning of the General Assembly 2015…

1 –2 –3 – You’re Goin’ to GA 2015!

Written by T. Resnikoff // March 2nd 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, General Assembly 2015, UUA // no comments

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Registration for General Assembly Youth Caucus 2015 is  Now Open! The countdown to the Unitarian Universalist General Assembly in Portland, Oregon continues: Registration for Youth Caucus is now open, and the registration fee increases on May 1. We strongly encourage you to lock in savings by completing this 3-step process ASAP – or even now! Register for Youth Caucus in 3 Easy Steps: 1. Complete your online Youth Registration form by April 30th. 2. Then, get a sponsor and download and COMPLETE* your Youth Caucus forms. 3. Finally, upload, fax¤ or mail° your COMPLETED HARD-COPY* Youth Caucus forms. And, BOOM! – YOU’RE DONE! Now watch this video for an explanation of why and how to fill out those pesky HARD…

Say Hi! to Your Youth Caucus 2015 Staff

Written by jennicadavishockett // February 23rd 2015 // Events and Opportunities, Featured Youth, General Assembly 2015, Guides and Tools, UUA // 4 comments

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Youth Caucus Staff is Building Sacred Community to Refocus Our Faith! Sr. Dean Olivia Calvi   Olivia is from Los Angeles, CA and is a life-long UU. Currently a Junior in high school, Unitarian Universalist Leadership is her main priority. She also enjoys  Mock Trial and photography. As Sr. Dean, Olivia is charged with mentoring our Jr. Dean, Andrea Briscoe, and guiding our youth caucus staff in planning a Youth Caucus that is a spiritual gathering and collaboration of a multigenerational community focused on reconnecting to our values and 7 principles.           Jr. Dean Andrea Briscoe Andrea lives in the Philly area of PA. She attends Main Line Unitarian Church in the Joseph Priestley District…