Racial Justice Initiative
For immediate release
UUCWC ADOPTS 8TH PRINCIPLE REFLECTING COMMITMENT TO THE DISMANTLING OF RACISM
TITUSVILLE, N.J.—The Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing (UUCWC), a non-creedal religion bound by guiding Principles, adopted an 8th Principle at its 2018 annual meeting this summer. The 8th Principle states: … read more.
by Mary McKillip, Chair, Racial Justice Initiative
As new chair of the Racial Justice Initiative, I want to express my excitement and anticipation for the year ahead! The monthly theme of vision is timely as I think about what I envision in the coming year and … read more.
by Dan Tuft
Hello again everyone and as promised in this final installment of the updates from the Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) Praxis Group that ended after our June meeting, I am combining highlights of our May and June meetings below.
Read through to the end … read more.
On Sunday, June 3, 2018 our UUCWC congregation voted by a supermajority to adopt the 8th Principle. This vote is an important step in our congregation’s racial justice journey which began back in the 1960’s. Where our collective journey goes from here depends on all … read more.
8. Institutional Transformation The congregation engages in critical self-assessment and seeks outside consultation to ensure that power structures and practices align with stated racial justice values and make space for diverse leadership and participation.
Our April Praxis area was Institutional Transformation. We will have one more … read more.
by Dan Tuft, Co-Chair
7. Political Education, Study and Training
The congregation offers regular opportunities for members to learn about justice issues, gain concrete skills, and develop political analysis
The above assessment point was the focus of our March, 2018 Praxis Group meeting. The Praxis Group supports … read more.
2. Service and Solidarity. The congregation offers concrete support and service to resource movements for racial justice, allowing frontline communities to strategically channel their energy and resources into Leadership.
The above assessment point was the focus of our February 2018 Praxis Group meeting. This year UUCWC … read more.