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UU White Supremacy Fall 2017 Teach-In UPDATE

Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Allison King
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#UUWhiteSupremacyTeachIn Fall 2017

In the last two weeks, Unitarian Universalists have responded alongside interfaith and activist partners with love and resistance to overt white supremacists in Charlottesville and across the country. In April, May, and June, 682 of the 1,038 UU congregations--and 32 other UU communities--held UU White Supremacy Teach-ins.

 Through public witness, education, and introspection, our faith is coming to understand that fighting white supremacy means both resisting its most blatant forms "out there," and disrupting its systemic manifestations within.

 The first round of teach-ins brought moments of triumph, awkwardness, fierce debate, powerful revelations, joy and pain for Unitarian Universalists of color, and much more. The Teach-In team again calls our siblings in faith to action to continue the work of growth and learning. On Sunday, October 15th or Sunday, October 22nd, join together with UU communities nationwide in Part Two of the UU White Supremacy Teach-in. Our power and reach are magnified when we come together.

Further resources:

 https://www.uuteachin.org There is a tab on the website organized into tracks depending on what folks want to do and has resources under those. 

 

Youth and young adult resources from April: 

http://www.uua.org/blueboat/guides/white-supremacy-teach-in

 

Google doc with resources: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lpbVHihDxNB5cZe11PmHUTzgkYY9mYd81vp-crgUQOc/edit

 

video: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWRYNWvSz0Y&feature=youtu.be&list=PLXSqfWmM95KvcGjFxjeZR6-epikAo7It6

 

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