Morales: Justice GA ‘like a dream come true’

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

After the Sunday morning worship service on the final day of the 2012 “Justice General Assembly,” UUA President Peter Morales told UU World that the Arizona GA had…

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Board to review Fifth Principle Task Force report

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Board of Trustees meeting (©Nancy Pierce)

After the close of the Justice General Assembly, the Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees met Monday for a half-day meeting to reflect on last week’s events and…

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Religious delegation visits ‘Tent City’

Sunday, June 24, 2012
The Rev. Susan Frederick Gray (front) and the Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris tour 'Tent City.' (©Dea Brayden)

Unitarian Universalist Association President Peter Morales said he was “saddened and appalled” by what he observed inside the Tent City jails, an outdoor jail complex maintained by Maricopa…

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Video: Stop ‘Arizonification’ in your community

Saturday, June 23, 2012

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…

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Is your home state being Arizonified?

Friday, June 22, 2012
Sarahi Uribe (©Nancy Pierce)

A major reason for holding a Justice GA in Arizona has always been so that participants could learn how to take lessons home to confront anti-immigrant measures wherever…

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Opening Ceremony ends with outdoor rally

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Opening Ceremony of the Justice General Assembly spilled out onto the streets of Phoenix, Ariz., Wednesday night, as hundreds of Unitarian Universalists processed from the Convention Center…

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Team trains to facilitate witness events

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Volunteer training for witness events (©Nancy Pierce)

About 100 General Assembly participants gathered Wednesday afternoon for a three-hour public witness training session at the Phoenix Convention Center. The group included a diverse mix from across…

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Ariz. partners glad we’re here, anxious about court ruling

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Sandy Weir (©Christopher L. Walton)

The Unitarian Universalist Association’s immigration justice General Assembly, which takes place this week in Phoenix, Ariz., appears destined to coincide with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the…

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Resignations accompany planning for 2012 GA

Monday, July 11, 2011

Michelle Deakin reports today that the UUA Board of Trustees, the General Assembly Planning Committee, the board-appointed GA 2012 Accountability Group, and the UUA administration continue trying to…

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Final text: Resolution calling for Ariz. ‘action ministry’ for young UUs

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Here is the final text of a responsive resolution passed by the 2011 General Assembly calling for the creation of an “Arizona Youth and Young Adult action ministry”…

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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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2012 ‘Justice General Assembly’ begins to take shape

Thursday, June 23, 2011

What will the 2012 Justice General Assembly look like? That’s the question more than 100 people came together to ask and to begin to answer in a Thursday…

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In Charlotte, Board looks ahead to Phoenix GA

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

In its second day of meetings prior to the opening of the 2011 General Assembly in Charlotte, N.C., the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Board of Trustees devoted  considerable time…

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Texts of proposed responsive resolutions

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Here are the texts of the four responsive resolutions introduced during the final plenary session at the UUA’s 2010 General Assembly. These are unofficial versions, as presented to…

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Passed: Youth Caucus vision of 2012 General Assembly

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

In the scramble to wrap up our coverage of the 2010 General Assembly, UU World published reports on three of the four proposed Responsive Resolutions presented during Sunday…

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Courter: ‘The work is just beginning’

Sunday, June 27, 2010

UUA Moderator Gini Courter, in her annual report Sunday evening, reflected on how what could have been a painful debate on boycotting Arizona turned into a commitment that…

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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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Film: ‘Standing on the Side of Love in Arizona’

Sunday, June 27, 2010

During the presentation Saturday afternoon that preceded the debate and vote about holding a General Assembly in Arizona, the UUA introduced this six-minute video about Unitarian Universalists and…

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Delegates resoundingly approve resolution on Ariz. GA

Saturday, June 26, 2010

The 2010 General Assembly has just approved the substitute business resolution that calls for a “Justice General Assembly” in Phoenix, Ariz., in 2012 “for the purposes of witnessing…

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Delegates focus debate on substitute resolution

Saturday, June 26, 2010

As delegates to the 2010 General Assembly debate a business resolution about meeting in Arizona in 2012, they have rejected a proposal to return to the original resolution…

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