Over Christmas, I saw the new movie The Color Purple, which addresses themes about racial marginalization also included in another block-buster of a decade ago, Twelve Years a Slave. The earlier chronicles a free black man from up-state New York caught in slavery on southern … read more.
Topic: Justice & Equity
Much in our UU heritage promotes endless human advancement, onward and upward forever. This optimistic modernist view has recently been challenged by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd, who “calls religious progressives to greater authenticity and truth-telling rather than blind optimism.”
How might greater truth-telling make religious … read more.
Unitarian Universalism’s greatest diversity challenge may be about class. While the values of this liberal faith promote equity, equality, and diversity, congregations tend to be populated by educated professionals. How does social class influence congregational life, here at UUFD and denominationally. What does class have … read more.
What do you think of when you think of home? The words from UUFD Affirmation, “To serve human need,” calls us to respond to the need for a safe space to live, to be who we are, yet income disparity has led to a housing … read more.