“How can we do viable social justice work if we don’t agree politically?” That was the question a crowd of about 175 people considered Friday afternoon at “Crossing Political Borders, Breaking Down Barriers,” a workshop focusing on the viewpoints of politically conservative and moderate UUs. “We are not separated by the labels of our chosen [...]
Confronting Arizonification from UU World on Vimeo. Interview with the Rev. Craig Roshaven, UUA Witness Ministries Director, and Sarahi Uribe, National Campaign Coordinator for the National Day Laborers Organizing Network (NDLON) following their workshop “Confronting Arizonifiction in Our Own Backyard.” UU World spoke with the Rev. Craig Roshaven, the UUA’s director of Witness Ministries, and [...]
Watch the Thursday evening Synergy worship service, which celebrates the different age cohorts of Unitarian Universalists and includes the Bridging Ceremony for youth entering young adulthood, and browse UU World‘s photos of the event.
Justice GA has not been business as usual for the tween set. Ten- to 14-year-olds in Phoenix have been attending “Justice Camp,” an all-day discussion- and activity-packed program exploring Phoenix museums and social justice themes. The camp is the brainchild of Susan Leung, a teacher and member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix. “One [...]
Dr. Ross Quinn, a physician who works in the federal prison system, talks to Peter Bowden about what the Justice General Assembly means to him. “We’re points of hope,” he says, “and we go forth from this igniting hope.”
UU World is monitoring social media about the 2012 General Assembly and curating them on our Storify page. Here are highlights from the the Opening Ceremony and nighttime rally, Thursday, June 21: