The Racial Justice Ministry is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the 8th Principle at UUCWC. We see our goal as supporting individuals on their journey to becoming active advocates/accomplices for bringing about racial justice. We also hold the organization accountable to integrating a racial … read more.
Racial Justice Ministry
Thanks to a generous grant from the Endowment Committee, and with additional support from the Council for Faith in Action, UUCWC’s Faith Action Ministry is bringing Christina Rivera, former UUA Board Member and Executive Director of Called to Justice (CTJ) to offer faith-based anti-racism … read more.
Racial Justice Initiative Summer Reading List
Topics on Race and Racism in the U.S. and/or works by Black, Latinx, Asian American, American Indian, Arab American authors
Just Mercy: A story of justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson’s account of his path as a young … read more.
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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.