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    Meet Our New Youth Observers to the UUA Board

    Welcome Andrea and Bailey! We are pleased to announce that the 2016-2018 Youth Observer Elections have come to a close and we are have two stellar Youth Observers. Nine congregations voted and both elections were very close. Our next Youth Observers will be Andrea Briscoe and Bailey Saddlemire.     Andrea Briscoe Andrea will be serving as Youth Observer for one year, 2016-2017. She is a member at Main Line Unitarian Universalist Church in Devon, PA. Andrea has served our faith in a number of roles including as a peer youth chaplain and worship coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Youth Ministry Council. She current serves as Senior Dean of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) General Assembly…

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    Watch the Youth Observer Candidate Statements

    We asked each of your candidates to tape themselves talking about why they want to serve as Youth Observer to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees. Watch and listen to what they said, and vote! Read about each of the Youth Observer candidates here.   Click for Youth Observer Voting Process and ballots. Ballots must be received by April 4, 2016. Watch the videos here: One Year Term Candidates Andrea Briscoe                                                                Izzy Springs                         Two Year Term Candidates Bailey Saddlemire                                                         Megan Schulz

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    Youth Observer Candidates

    One or Two Year Terms: Four Candidates to Meet Friends, it is that time of the year again! It’s time to elect the next Youth Observers to the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees. , Olivia and Caleb describe their role as the current Youth Observers in this statement:  “This position helps us share that light with the adults of our faith and establish our collective voice as youth leaders, thus creating a strong multi-generational community.” For the first time ever we have contested elections and candidates for the two year position. Before getting to meet the candidates, here is the job description for the position: The Youth Observers bring a youth voice to the…

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    UUs Bend the Arc at the United Nations

    Living UU in Stereo Podcast Luminary Leader Martin Tomlinson, Co-Dean of the 2016 UU-UNO Intergenerational Spring Seminar, April 7-9 in New York City, interviews the Director of the Unitarian Universalist Association UU-UNO (Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office), Bruce Knotts. Hear about Bruce’s start in the Peace Corps, his rise to influence leaders at the United Nations, and the impact Unitarian Universalists have in creating justice and equity on the world stage. Finally, learn more about the 2016 seminar theme, “The Colors of Inequality: Costs and Consequences”, and register to attend this awesome event. Register online before March 18, 2016.

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    4 Year Leadership Track for Youth

    Ever think to yourself, “ACK! There are too many awesome Unitarian Universalist youth opportunities out there, how am I ever going to do them all!?” Sometimes it feels like a high stake game of checkers where you just can’t figure out the strategy. Luckily, programs are offered year after year so you don’t have to do everything by your next birthday. Freshman, use can this infographic to map out your four year plan. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, use can this same infographic to track your progress along your leadership journey. (See the year-by-year breakouts below.) If it still feels overwhelming, do not hesitate to reach out to us in the Office of Youth and Young…

Recent Posts for Unitarian Universalist Youth (high school age)

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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...

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Illuminating Leaders: Phebe Hawes

February 9th 2016, no comments

Luminary Alum Phebe Hawes has big ideas… Phebe Hawes is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist (UU)...

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We Can’t Keep Our Children Safe

November 25th 2015, no comments

Fear, safety, protests, and supporting the movement for Black lives When my daughter Moira was born ...

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Taking a Small Risk for Big Growth

November 25th 2015, 6 comments

How Smart Congregations Grow Members This summer at the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Gen...

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Lessons From NOLA

September 30th 2015, no comments

Annie Hanley-Miller reports from the Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) Activ...

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Reflections in Shade of the US-Mexico Border Wall

September 28th 2015, no comments

“What do you do when you come head to head with the very evil you are working against?” ...

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Announcing Youth Caucus 2016 Deans

September 28th 2015, no comments

At the time this post was published, there were a mere 270 days before thousands of Unitarian Unive...

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And the Mic Dropped…

September 4th 2015, no comments

Bro! Listen to the kids! On Sunday, August 30th, Kanye West gave a speech at the MTV Video Music Awa...

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Bridging and Changing

June 5th 2015, 2 comments

The cliff from youth to young adulthood is steep. You speed towards the edge only to come to a scree...

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Lead the Largest Gathering of UU Youth in the Nation

June 1st 2015, no comments

Apply to be the Jr. Dean of Youth Caucus Staff. An opportunity like this only comes along…well...

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Want to Make Some Justice This Summer?

May 26th 2015, no comments

Here is a Chance to Do It! A message from Garner Takahashi Morris of the UU Justice Ministry of Cali...