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The Road from Phoenix: Compassionate Immigration Reform

This year, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass compassionate, comprehensive immigration reform. As people of faith, we must raise our voices for an immigration reform bill that promotes justice, compassion, and keeps families together.

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Show Walmart Workers Some Love

The poet Langston Hughes writes, “I dream a world where all will know sweet freedom’s way, where greed no longer saps the soul, nor avarice blights our day.” Across the country, Walmart store and warehouse workers are risking all they have to make that dream a reality. Just this month, Walmart workers walked off the...

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Restore Trust & Break ICE’s Hold on Our Communities

Late Sunday night, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the California TRUST Act, a bill that would have reestablished the trust needed for community policing by prohibiting local law enforcement from holding undocumented immigrants on Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers, unless the detainee was charged or convicted of a serious felony. We at the Unitarian Universalist...

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Help Me Follow My Dreams

My name is John. I am a college student, a Marylander, and I am also a DREAMer. I came here when I was about 12 years old from Senegal. My father was a diplomat. A situation arose where he had to leave and my family lost our status. We struggled a lot, but I always...

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Coming Out for Freedom

This post was written by Annette Marquis, District Executive for the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Southeast District and the author of a new eBook called Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience in Maricopa County. Angel is twenty-three years old. He came to the United States right after his first birthday. His six younger sisters were all...

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Witnessing for Justice in the Great Lakes State

The Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network (MUUSJN) has been hard at work witnessing for love justice in the Great Lakes State this summer. On Tuesday evening, August 14th, a public meeting was held in Bloomfield Township to consider a proposal for a local Muslim Cultural Center. Though many attendees were opposed to the plan,...

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