Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Library
How does "The Power of We" deepen our faith as a source of liberation and transformation for all? Together we will build a common vocabulary, share perspectives on institutional and cultural barriers to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and share our stories. Commission on Institutional Change
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Library
Each generation inherits, shapes and passes on our faith. Join YA@GA and Youth Caucus in honoring our bridging youth moving into young adulthood. Together UUs of all ages will commit to supporting them as we continue to create Unitarian Universalism together. Rev. Aisha Ansano, Elliot Crary, Emma Merchant, Luis Catalan
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 10:30pm to 11:30pm
Library
The UUA President, in consultation with the General Assembly Planning Committee, invites a distinguished guest each year to address the General Assembly as the Ware Lecturer. The 2019 Ware Lecturer is Richard Blanco. Selected by President Obama as the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history, Richard Blanco is the youngest and the first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in such a role. Born in Madrid to Cuban exile parents and raised in Miami, the negotiation of cultural identity characterizes his three collections of poetry.
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Library
Mali Gottfried, Yadenee Hailu, Paul Niyonizigiye
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Library
What does it mean to embody "The Power of We"? As a gathered assembly, and then in breakout sessions, we will tell stories of experiencing our collective power, identify our theological and spiritual roots, and name the core of our faith that unites us. Connect with UUs across generations through heart to heart conversations about spirituality and imagination.
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Fellowship Hall
This workshop will reflect on the liberatory potential of Unitarian Universalist theologies. How can the findings of the Commission on Institutional Change inform our commitment to theological perspectives that resist white supremacy culture, and hold us accountable to the ways we have harmed each other? How can this point to the practices of hope? Commission on Institutional Change
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Library
White Fragility author Robin DiAngelo shows how white people's defensive responses to being racially challenged reinforce racial hierarchy. DiAngelo offers practices to help white UUs disrupt and reject learned racist patterns of behavior, challenging them to build racial stamina as part of dismantling white supremacy culture in our movement. Robin DiAngelo
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Library
UUs are called to #sidewithlove and align with front-line partners who center those affected by injustice. We will utilize popular education methodologies to contextualize the current role of people of faith in this social, political, and economic environment, provide organizing tools and opportunities to practice building power. Brittini Gray; Charlene Sinclair, Ph.D.; Everette Thompson
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Fellowship Hall
Storytelling. Digital communications. Strategy. Equity. Let's talk about the future of Outreach. Anna Bethea, Marchaé Grair
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Library
UUA Co-Moderators preside over the general sessions in which the business of the Association is being conducted. Please refer to the Agenda for details on the specific items which will be addressed. Elandria Williams, Mr. Barb Greve

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