Passed: fossil fuel divestment AIW

Sunday, June 23, 2013
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General Assembly delegates voted overwhelmingly Sunday afternoon to adopt the Action of Immediate Witness “Consider Divestment from the Fossil Fuel Industry,” which calls for delegates to “begin a…

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Delegates oppose institutional racism with AIW

Sunday, June 23, 2013
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GA delegates voted overwhelmingly Sunday afternoon for an Action of Immediate Witness (AIW) that condemns racist mistreatment of young people of color by police. The AIW grew out…

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Three proposed AIWs added to 2013 agenda

Saturday, June 22, 2013
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Delegates narrowed down the six proposed Actions of Immediate Witness to three, and voted them onto Sunday’s agenda. The UUA’s bylaws only allow a General Assembly to adopt…

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Final texts: 2011 Actions of Immediate Witness

Friday, July 22, 2011

The three Actions of Immediate Witness adopted by the 2011 General Assembly were published on the UUA website two weeks ago, but I forgot to provide direct links…

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No substantial changes to AIW bylaw amendments yet

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The two proposed bylaw amendments that would affect Actions of Immediate Witness (AIWs) came out of the mini-assembly on Thursday afternoon without substantial changes, according to Greg Boyd,…

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Board members urge ‘yes’ votes for bylaw amendments

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees delivered its report to the General Assembly on Saturday morning, updating delegates on its yearlong efforts to improve linakage with congregations…

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Final texts of GA resolutions now available

Monday, July 12, 2010

Here are the final texts of the Actions of Immediate Witness, business resolutions, and responsive resolutions adopted by the UUA’s 2010 General Assembly. Actions of Immediate Witness Clean…

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Board meeting: Significant changes ahead for GA resolutions

Monday, June 28, 2010

The UUA board held its traditional post-General Assembly meeting on Monday morning, June 28. They conducted an informal evaluation of the board’s General Assembly workshops; discussed the possibility…

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AIW approved: ‘Oppose Anti-Immigrant Measures’

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Delegates adopted Action of Immediate Witness 1, “Oppose Anti-Immigrant Measures at the State Level (Arizona Law SB 1070 and the Like) and Hasten Federal Immigration Reform,” after adjusting…

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Five Actions of Immediate Witness added to agenda

Saturday, June 26, 2010

The General Assembly is running about an hour behind schedule, and Moderator Gini Courter is urging delegates to be selective in how much business they’ll postpone to later…

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