Classism in the News

From The New York Times:

Poverty Is Not a State of Mind There is a poisonous view among some conservatives that the poor are deficient in character, not cash.

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UU Class Conversations at GA 2014

General Assembly 2014 was amazing, and UU Class Conversations definitely lifted above our weight during the June 25-29 event in Providence R.I. From holding a standing room only workshop to speaking in favor of Escalating Inequality as the 2014-2018 Congregational Study/Action Issue (CSAI), our volunteers were seemingly everywhere.

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UUA Commission on Appraisal to Study Class and Classism

A blog response by the Rev. Dr. Dorothy Emerson, UU Class Conversations

Rev. Dorothy Emerson
Rev. Dorothy Emerson

Class and Classism were among the topics chosen for study by the UUA Commission on Appraisal at GA 2014. This is a big deal because the Commission is in a unique position to lift up issues that are central to the future of Unitarian Universalism. Here’s how the COA states its mission:

Grounded in the living tradition of our free and responsible faith, yet charged with acting independently, the Commission’s mission is to provoke deep reflection and to evoke timely, creative transformation of Unitarian Universalism, our congregations, and the Unitarian Universalist Association. (more…)

Exploring Class and Classism

ImageUU Class Conversations provides Unitarian Universalist congregations and organizations with the tools and language to explore class and classism through a UU lens.

Building upon the denomination’s ongoing diversity – from race to gender to sexual orientation – the program aims to produce more welcoming congregations while strengthening our denominational commitment to social justice.


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