“No pull quotes – this piece needs to be read in full.
Thank you Bart Frost for all your work for the association, and this brilliant perspective on how we can shape the future of this faith tradition.” – from the UUA’s Facebook in reference to the article below.
“5 Things I Learned in Almost 5 Years” by Bart Frost
This was shared on the UUA’s facebook page this morning.
“Cowardice asks the question, ‘Is it safe?’ Expediency asks the question, ‘Is it politic?’ Vanity asks the question, ‘Is it popular?’ But, conscience asks the question, ‘Is it right?’ And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because one’s conscience tells one that it is right.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Corrosive and Malignant Danger of Remaining Silent About Racism
This is part of a series of community Conversations within Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism
BLUU Principle #1 – All Black Lives Matter
There is a space for you at the table. The UUA is looking for volunteers for our committees, panels, and task forces such as the Board of Trustees, Moderator Search Committee, and Presidential Search Committee. https://bit.ly/2CgtSlI
You will work to carry out the mission of the organization to promote UUism in creating more beloved community for all.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
“This week the UU World published an article that was harmful to trans people people in the Unitarian Universalist movement. Many cisgender (non-trans) UUs are wondering how to best understand and support non-binary folks, trans women and men, intersex people, and others most affected by the article when they talk about it with other cis people. Here are some tips.”
Here is the full article from the Transforming Hearts Collective “Tips for Talking about the UU World Article“