A Check-in with ICE

Tears of relief streamed down V’s face. She’s a ten-year-old who just accompanied her father, Rigoberto, and his lawyer into the Newark Federal Immigration Court building for a “Check-In with ICE.” A group of us – immigrant rights activists, volunteers, and clergy with Wind of the Spirit – WotS were waiting with his wife and…

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Post Election Reflection

Dear Friends, Family, & UU Family, I write to share some initial reflections following the historic election that just happened in our faith. We did it! We elected a woman president for the first time, and I congratulate Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray. My wish for Susan’s leadership and my wish for all of us who share…

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Rev. Dawn Fortune

Choosing a new president for the Unitarian Universalist Association requires us to consider many factors. Our next president must be a leader with a vision, who can communicate that vision, and who can remain grounded in the realities that face congregations and individual UUs in our everyday lives. All three of the candidates for UUA…

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Justice Waidner Smith

It is with immense joy that I cast my vote for Rev. Alison Miller for UUA President. Her lifelong passion for Unitarian Universalism, dedication to radical inclusion, commitment to lifespan religious education, and spirit-filled leadership are what we need in this immensely critical time in our religious movement. Alison is courageous, relational, strategic and compassionate….

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Rev. Rob Keithan

There are many reasons why I believe that Alison is the President we need now, including her history of leadership in our faith and her record of making a real impact for justice in her community. She has something else that makes a huge difference, though–a profound commitment and concrete experience supporting youth and young…

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Mia Morse

I’m honored to endorse Alison Miller, as our next UUA President. Alison is a pillar of strength, true beloved spirit, that cares so deeply for others. In our time of need, Alison will be there for us. She has drawn the circle wide in welcoming so many members into her congregation. I have served with…

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Rev. Carol Huston

Three good women are running for the presidency of the UUA. Alison Miller is the candidate I support. It goes without saying that the parish and the non-profit world have given her the skills she needs (and that the UUA needs!) to administer our complicated organization. Her background with the Church of the Younger Fellowship…

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Rev. Edward Scott Sammler-Michael

Alison Miller is the right choice for UUA President in 2017. Alison never walks into the room with ‘all the answers’: she has collaboration baked into her DNA. She has the energy and vision for this call. Alison has served on the boards of interfaith organizations and major non-profits, helping them take their finances and…

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Eric Broner

As a high-level youth leader, and one who will very soon be bridging and becoming a young adult within our faith, the place of youth and young adults within our faith movement is very important to me. Alison Miller, I believe, has the greatest experience with programs that focus on faith and spiritual leadership development…

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