UUA Denominational News

Toward Beloved Community Update

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Interim Co-Presidents recently met with a small group of leaders connected to UU communities of color. The purpose of the meeting was to envision the construction of the Commission on Institutional Change.  The following is an excerpt, describing their process in the important work of addressing the impact of white supremacy on Unitarian Universalism:

“We focused on questions of power, liberation, leadership, and recentering those pushed to the margins. We unflinchingly questioned cultural habits and norms that hamper us in our yearning to build the Beloved Community. The consultation tasked us with finding ways to ask UUs, “What would be the most important thing for us to attend to, to ensure your well-being in this faith?” It is in that spirit that we undertake this work.”

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