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    Youthful Leader

    Learn about Robert Jensen, graduate of the Unitarian Universalist Association Summer Seminary Class of 2013, from the selected excerpts of this profile piece by Aliyah Mohammed of the Fremont Bulletin  from the Mercury News. – Ed. Unitarian Universalist Present and Future “Washington High graduate hopes to combine passion for social justice and faith” The word “passionate” encapsulates recent Washington High School graduate Robert Jensen in a nutshell. When he speaks about his faith, about social work and the good he hopes to do in the world, his energized words come at such fast speeds that it seems like he is speaking in energized bursts… In his freshman year, Jensen, 18, got involved with the Gay Straight…

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    Broader Leadership…

    Bigger Congregation Smart congregations don’t see the  overlap between Boomers (in the prime years of congregational governance) and Millennials (adult and ready to lead) as a challenge, they see it as an opportunity to broaden their appeal.     Excerpt from “Got religion? How churches, mosques and synagogues can bring young people back” by Naomi Schaefer Riley on the Fox News blog. …if religious institutions are ever going to get young adults to return, the leadership will have to figure out a way to make them feel like their time and talents are needed. It is not uncommon to hear boomers in church complain about the self-absorbed millennials who don’t support their religious communities. But…

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    Youth Observer 2014-15: Meet Candidates and Vote

    BALLOTS DUE MONDAY, JUNE 2! Election of a Youth Observer for the 2014-15 term to the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees is underway. The candidates are Benji Janapol and Isabelle Marshel. Here is how to participate: | READ the candidates’ statements | | WATCH the video of the candidate | | VOTE for your preferred candidate | Ballots must be received by Monday, June 2, at midnight (in your time zone) or postmarked by Friday, May 30th. Ballots and voting process are at the bottom of this post. Benji Janapol Grade for 2014-2015 year: Senior Congregation: Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church CANDIDATE STATEMENT: “I am very passionate and thankful for Unitarian Universalism because through my…

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    Multicultural Leadership School: Register by June 1

    Only a Few Spots Remain for Summer 2014 session! Several places remain in the Summer 2014 Unitarian Universalist Association Multicultural Leadership School (MLS) in Boston, MA,  Friday, July 25 through Tuesday, July 29. This training is designed specifically for Unitarian Universalist (UU) Youth and Young Adults of Color (ages 15-35), equipping them be leaders in their UU congregation, or on the district or national level. Experienced facilitators lead the group to build relationships, grow in leadership and inter-cultural collaboration skills, explore racial/ethnic identity and deepen faith. The only cost is a $200 registration fee, which is payable on acceptance to the MLS. Travel, lodging, and most meals are provided. Read more here, or proceed directly…

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    Youth Dare to Make Change Happen Now

    On March 13 Boston Mobilization, YMORE, Unitarian Universalist Religious Professionals of Color and the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) participated in an action of public witness for raisong the minimum wage in Massachusetts. The following is an eye-witness account of the event.–Ed. Raising the Minimum Wage in Massachusetts By Collin Kluchman As an alumni of the youth group at First Parish Lexington in Lexington Massachusetts and an organizer with Sub/Urban Justice and the YMORE (Youth of Massachusetts Organizing for a Reformed Economy) coalition, I was incredibly excited to combine forces with Finding Our Way Home, the UUA’s annual gathering for Unitarian Universalist Professionals of Color. For the past months the youth at YMORE and other organizers…

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July 21st 2014, no comments

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June 20th 2014, no comments

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June 19th 2014, one comment

Reproductive Justice Daily Blog: Day 1 Love Reaches Out in many ways, and during the week of June 16...

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Youth Caucus Welcome Packet Released

June 10th 2014, no comments

The Youth Caucus Welcome Packet for General Assembly 2014 has been released! Containing essential in...

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Take the Lead at Future General Assemblies

June 5th 2014, no comments

GA 2014 may still be a few weeks away, but we’re already on the lookout for the next Youth Caucus ...

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Youth Observer 2014-15: Meet Candidates and Vote

May 15th 2014, no comments

BALLOTS DUE MONDAY, JUNE 2! Election of a Youth Observer for the 2014-15 term to the Unitarian Univ...

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5 Tips for Your Youth Caucus Forms

May 1st 2014, no comments

Have you registered for General Assembly as a youth? Are you a parent, religious educator or advisor...

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Power UP with Rev. Monica

April 30th 2014, no comments

On-Air Thursdays, on-line any-time Power UP with Rev. Monica (Rev. Dr. Monica L. Cummings) is an int...

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Youth Dare to Make Change Happen Now

April 4th 2014, one comment

On March 13 Boston Mobilization, YMORE, Unitarian Universalist Religious Professionals of Color and ...

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Springtime is Bridge Time!

April 1st 2014, no comments

Bridge Jumping – Not Off, Across Bridging (transitioning to young adulthood) is an important time ...

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High School Youth Summer Programs

March 18th 2014, no comments

Justice Training for Youth from The College of Social Justice           &nb...

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Summer Seminary 2014 – DEADLINE EXTENDED

March 17th 2014, no comments

Space limited demand is high Apply now to attend Summer Seminary July 30-August 4, 2014 in Chicago, ...