Roundup: Media coverage of 2013 General Assembly

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
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In addition to early media coverage of last Thursday’s clean energy rally—the public witness event of the 2013 UUA General Assembly—GA also attracted the following news coverage: The…

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GA clean energy rally draws attention from EPA

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

General Assembly ally draws EPA’s attention from UU World on Vimeo. The General Assembly’s public witness event—a June 19 rally for clean energy sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist…

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Early media coverage of 2013 General Assembly

Thursday, June 20, 2013
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Media coverage of General Assembly has been light so far this year. Thursday night’s environmental witness event garnered the most attention, beginning some weeks ago with “If not…

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Video: UUs arrive for ‘Tent City’ vigil

Sunday, June 24, 2012

UU World filmed last night’s candlelight vigil outside Maricopa County’s “Tent City” jail. Watch this clip showing Unitarian Universalists arriving at the jail, passing counter-protesters, and gathering in…

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Live reports from religious witness at ‘Tent City’

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Candlelight vigil outside the 'Tent City' jail. (©Nancy Pierce)

UU World is monitoring social media about the 2012 General Assembly and curating them on our Storify page. Here are highlights from the religious witness at the Maricopa…

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Tonight’s vigil may have armed counter-protesters

Saturday, June 23, 2012
UUA Moderator Gini Courter

UUA Moderator Gini Courter opened Saturday afternoon’s plenary with an important series of announcements about this evening’s prayer vigil outside the Maricopa County “Tent City” jail. “I want…

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Voices: ‘We are here to make change’

Friday, June 22, 2012

Seri Sandoval and Lewis Morris, delegates from Jefferson UU Church in Fort Worth, Texas, tell Peter Bowden why they’re so excited to be at the Justice General Assembly…

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Sheriff closes jails to public ahead of GA witness

Friday, June 22, 2012
'Tent City' jail (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced on Thursday, June 21, that the county jails would be closed to public visitors on Saturday because of a public witness event…

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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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Witness and worship on tap at Justice GA

Monday, June 18, 2012
UUA President Peter Morales, 2011 General Assembly

General Assembly 2012, the long-awaited “Justice GA,” is here. Unitarian Universalists will converge in Phoenix, Ariz., June 20 for five days of social justice education, witnessing, and worship….

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Media coverage of Charlotte General Assembly

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The UUA General Assembly in Charlotte began attracting local media attention on Saturday, especially with its downtown Standing on the Side of Love rally Saturday afternoon and the…

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LGBT rights supporters rally in the rain in Charlotte

Friday, June 24, 2011

Love rained down on the streets of Charlotte, N.C., as 600 people marched from the convention center, site of the Unitarian Univeralist Association’s 2011 General Assembly, to Marshall Park to…

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Standing on the Side of Love campaign report

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Adam Gerhardstein, campaign manager of the UUA’s Standing on the Side of Love compaign, reported on the campaign’s first year. The initiative has sponsored 200 events throughout the United…

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