Here is the text of a responsive resolution adopted by the 2011 General Assembly calling on members of congregations and religious professionals to learn Spanish (PDF; 1 page) as part of their commitment to a multicultural Unitarian Universalism. The responsive resolution was introduced by the Rev. Orlanda Brugnola. Full text below.
During the lunch break today, I was able to sit down and talk with Dr. Mark A. Hicks, the Angus MacLean Professor of Religious Education at Meadville Lombard Theological School. Hicks delivered this year’s Sophia Fahs Lecture on religious education. I asked Hicks what he saw as the big changes facing Unitarian Universalist religious education [...]
“It is difficult to be a UU and a person of color,” said Gregory Boyd, panelist at the “Views from the Pews” workshop on race and Unitarian Universalism. This sentiment was echoed by the rest of the panelists and by many of the attendees who offered comments during the Friday workshop at the 2011 General [...]