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Fourth Universalist Society Awarded $500,000 Grant!

The Fourth Universalist Society awarded prestigious $500,000 historic preservation grant from New York State

New York, NY – The Fourth Universalist Society, on Central Park West and 76th Street, was awarded a prestigious $500,000 grant from the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic … read more.

Factory Installed

Factory-installed
My bodily differences are part of my dignity and humanity.

THERESA I. SOTO | 11/26/2018 | WINTER 2018

One way to describe my disability is as “lifelong,” but I slightly prefer “factory-installed.” That is, I’m built this way. I experience the UUA’s annual General Assembly and … read more.

Following the Leaders

Following the leaders
In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.

ALICIA COOKE | 12/10/2018 | WINTER 2018

There is an elephant in the room of the mainstream conservation movement. Although things are slowly changing, the so-called “Big Greens,” … read more.

Love the Hell Out of This World

Love the hell out of this world
If we are not acting fearlessly for human dignity, compassion, justice, and peace, then we are failing to live our mission.

SUSAN FREDERICK-GRAY | 12/31/2019 | WINTER 2018

Like many, for me the end of the year is an opportunity … read more.

Six UUS arrested at Interfaith protest by Border Patrol

Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol
Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.

MICHAEL HART | 12/14/2018

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrest participants in an interfaith demonstration near the border wall between San Diego, California, … read more.

The Unwanted Gift of a New Chair

Be present to other people as they are, not as you want them to be.

BRUCE T. MARSHALL

As a chaplain in a senior residence community, I see many well-intentioned efforts at helping that come up short or fail outright. Just about all of these can be … read more.

UUs Mobilize for Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform

As elections approach, Unitarian Universalists work to register voters, promote criminal justice reform, and re-enfranchise 1.5 million people in Florida.

ELAINE MCARDLE | 10/3/2018

As the November 2018 elections loom, Unitarian Universalists are engaged in broad-based efforts to support the democratic process through voter registration, voter education, … read more.