March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the incredible and often overlooked contributions women have made throughout history. Many Unitarian, Universalist, and UU women have not only shaped and led the UU faith, but they’ve also left an undeniable impact on history in general. Read about ten influential women who changed the world for the better.
This blog post comes from Rev. Dave Dunn of the UU Metro Atlanta North Congregation in Roswell, GA.
The UUA announces the appointment of Rev. Alicia Roxanne Forde as Director of the International Office. Starting April 1, Rev. Forde will lead the UUA’s engagement with global Unitarian, Universalist and interfaith partners, including supervising the UU United Nations Office and the Holdeen India Program. “Rev. Forde brings the perfect combination of experience, collaborative leadership, global perspective, and innovation to her new role,” says UUA Executive Vice President Carey McDonald.
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) denounces President Trump’s racist and xenophobic decision to declare a national emergency to build a border wall between the United States and Mexico.
Representatives of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) have wrapped up two weeks of advocacy and public witness at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) concluded it’s 24th session (COP24), December 3-14th, in Katowice, Poland.
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is pleased to announce that the Rev. Lauren Smith has been appointed Director of Stewardship and Development. In her new role she will oversee the UUA’s fundraising efforts, including Annual Program Fund contributions from member congregations. Rev. Smith will start in this position February 4, 2019.
The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees announced it had received the resignation of trustee Christina Rivera, effective December 31, 2018. Ms. Rivera, elected to the Board in 2014, currently serves as Secretary and previously served as Financial Secretary.
Earlier this year, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Board of Trustees reported that we did not have a candidate to propose for the 2019 Moderator election. Despite a thorough search by the Moderator Search Committee, there was not a candidate who was willing to undertake the role. In addition, the report from the Search Committee raised specific questions and concerns that came from potential candidates about the structure and expectations of the position.