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    Serve as Youth Chaplain at the United Nations

    Lend Your Faith to Spring Seminar 2017 The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office has extended the application deadline for Youth Chaplains to serve at the 2017 Intergenerational Spring Seminar “Interfaith Action to End Armed Violence”, April 6-8, 2017 in New York City. The chaplain team of two youth and two adults work to ensure a welcoming, inclusive, and inspiring seminar for everyone participating. All travel and lodging expenses are covered by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Learn more and apply at www.uua.org/unspringseminar; download the application as a pdf here. The new application deadline is September 20th, 2016.      

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    Reflections on Service in New Orleans 5

    Confronting the Work My Privilege Means I Must Do The following is the first of five reflections on a service trip that members of the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara YRUU group made to New Orleans, LA. The group spent three days in New Orleans and six on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain, working with local organizations through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal. The youth group’s work focused on the issues of racism and privilege with an eye toward taking what they learned to foment positive change in their home community. This trip was made possible by the industrious fundraising of the youth group (who we are told sold lots…

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    Reflections on Service in New Orleans 4

    Learning How to do Anti-Racism Work at Home The following is the first of five reflections on a service trip that members of the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara YRUU group made to New Orleans, LA. The group spent three days in New Orleans and six on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain, working with local organizations through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal. The youth group’s work focused on the issues of racism and privilege with an eye toward taking what they learned to foment positive change in their home community. This trip was made possible by the industrious fundraising of the youth group (who we are told sold lots and…

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    Reflections on Service in New Orleans 3

    The Right to Joy – to Combat Injustice The following is the first of five reflections on a service trip that members of the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara YRUU group made to New Orleans, LA. The group spent three days in New Orleans and six on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain, working with local organizations through the Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal. The youth group’s work focused on the issues of racism and privilege with an eye toward taking what they learned to foment positive change in their home community. This trip was made possible by the industrious fundraising of the youth group (who we are told sold lots and…

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    Equalize Privilege and All Will Rise

    What Noah Learned at UU Mid-West Leadership School by Noah Rowan I have privilege. White privilege. Male privilege. Cis-gender privilege. Economic privilege. Until recently, I felt guilty about my privilege. I shoved it down and denied its existence. I waited for someone to reassure me that privilege was a made up phenomenon. I watched others do the work but called myself an ally. I never spoke up about the numerous opportunities I received. I couldn’t explain or fix it, so why acknowledge that privilege was existent in my life? Recently, I attended UU Youth Midwest Leadership School in Beloit, WI. This intensive experience, which explored leadership development, social justice, our Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith, and…

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Youth Ministry Training Webinar 2

September 21st 2016, no comments

What does a Healthy Youth/Adult Relationship Actually Look Like? In every training or conversation w...

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Serve as Youth Chaplain at the United Nations

September 13th 2016, no comments

Lend Your Faith to Spring Seminar 2017 The Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office has extended...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 5

August 7th 2016, no comments

Confronting the Work My Privilege Means I Must Do The following is the first of five reflections on ...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 4

August 5th 2016, no comments

Learning How to do Anti-Racism Work at Home The following is the first of five reflections on a serv...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 3

August 3rd 2016, no comments

The Right to Joy – to Combat Injustice The following is the first of five reflections on a service...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 2

August 2nd 2016, one comment

Broadening My Morality The following is the first of five reflections on a service trip that members...

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Co-deans of the Youth Caucus for this General Assembly.
 Eric Broner, from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta and
Andrea Briscoe from Main Line Unitarian Church in Devon, PA
Photo © 2016 Nancy Pierce/UUA

3 Big Lessons of Leadership

July 29th 2016, no comments

Apply to Serve as Youth Caucus Co-Dean and See What You Learn ! by Eric Broner, Co-Dean, Youth Caucu...

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Reflections on Service in New Orleans 1

July 27th 2016, no comments

Facing the Legacy of Slavery The following is the first of five reflections on a service trip that m...

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SnapChat Younger Folks Into Your Congregation

May 16th 2016, no comments

Using SnapChat to Expand Your Reach To Younger Folks Recently I shared this image, by Benjamin Schwa...

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Fiercely UU: Showing Up in Full

May 9th 2016, no comments

Fiercely UU is a new blog series where Unitarian Universalist young adults tell stories about what o...

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Meet Our New Youth Observers to the UUA Board

April 12th 2016, no comments

Welcome Andrea and Bailey! We are pleased to announce that the 2016-2018 Youth Observer Elections ha...

Youth Caucus showed leadership at General Assembly by supporting the Black Lives Matter movement

Be A Youth Delegate at General Assembly

March 2nd 2016, no comments

Isabelle McCurdy explains the difference you will make… Isabelle McCurdy, Senior Business Mana...