Help Dismantle Racism and Other Oppressions
Learn more about the proposed 8th Principle on the UUA website: https://www.8thprincipleuu.org/
Read the UUA Report by the Commission on Institutional Change (COIC), Widening the Circle of Concern: Access a free print-friendly version or listen to an audio version on the UUA website: https://www.uua.org/uuagovernance/committees/cic/widening. Alternatively, you may purchase it as a book from the inSpirit UU Book and Gift shop https://www.uuabookstore.org/Widening-the-Circle-of-Concern or as an e-book from the Amazon Kindle store.
ADDITIONAL WAYS YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT AND SUPPORT RACIAL JUSTICE AND ANTI-RACISM:
“Justice in June” provides links to different activities you can do each day to work towards becoming an active ally to the black community (not limited to only June). You can access these here.
75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice article (continually updated): here. https://medium.com/equality-includes-you/what-white-people-can-do-for-racial-justice-f2d18b0e0234
If you want to support the struggle for racial justice but don’t want to be in the streets right now, here’s a document that was developed to give you 26 ways to do just that. It’s a few years old, but most of it is still relevant today. https://issuu.com/nlc.sf.2014/docs/beyondthestreets_final/1?ff
“In This Delicate Turning,” the powerful worship service from the 2019 UUA General Assembly (our annual national gathering). In her sermon, the Rev. Marta I. Valentín calls us to get free by planting faithful seeds of change and together turn to free the faith we love. You can watch the service (or just Rev. Marta’s sermon).
“Bending the Arc – The Vote” is a film about the hard-fought battle to expand voting rights to all people in Alabama in the 1960s. Sacrifices made, lives lost, obstacles overcome, and the need to continue the fight. The film is a call to action for all people to exercise their right to vote.
Trailer link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rb5zG9EFcGI
Film link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfb0yevpsAA
To learn more about the Bending the Arc Project and upcoming films in the mini-series, please visit the Bending the Arc website: bendingthearctojustice.com