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A-Mazing!! The UUA passes “Reversing Economic Inequity” Statement of Conscience, by Lucy Hitchcock

Aug 03 2017
We (the UUA) have come a long way.  In 1979, President Paul Carnes created the UU Task Force on Economic Justice.  Soon, Rev. Dr. Richard Gilbert published, “How Much Do We Deserve?” and with Dr. Loretta Williams, Director of the UUA Office of Social Responsibility, published the first economic justice curriculum, “A Call to Do Justice.”  In 1989, the Rev. Paul Sawyer called a group of colleagues together with lecturers from the Center for Popular Economics and, out of the dialogue, UUJEC, an affiliate UUA organization, was born. Years of study, curricula, workshops, GA resolutions, marches followed. 

Submit Comments for the Escalating Inequality Statement of Conscience, By Jane Bannor

The Commission on Social Witness has released the first draft of the statement of Conscience on Escalating Inequality. One-quarter of UU congregations need to approve putting the statement on the June, 2017 General Assembly agenda.  They do this by indicating their approval in the official congregational poll that is due to the UUA by 5pm PST on Feb 1.  As a result of both congregational comments and comments made at GA, the final version of the statement could change somewhat. 

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