Rev. Dr. Dorothy Emerson is a retired Unitarian Universalist minister, having served for 25 years in both parish and community ministries. As a partner in Rainbow Solutions, she has offered workshops on Spirit, Money and Justice, and on Socially Responsible Investing. She served as consultant to organizations such as Promise the Children and Interfaith Worker Justice.
Dorothy was a founder of the Mass Bay District Black Concerns Working Group and the district Anti-Racism Transformation Team. She co-created a UU curriculum, “Creating a Just Economic Community” and developed a curriculum for the UU Service Committee, “Working but Still Poor.” She is coauthor/editor of Called to Community: New Directions in UU Ministry.
Denise Moorehead is a marketing, communications and training strategist who has worked with organizations committed to promoting the common good. She is the principal at Moorehead Creative Solutions, a small communications and training firm in MetroWest. Earlier, she served in various management capacities at the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. Committed to building community, Denise is a member of the Framingham Town Meeting. She is a graduate of and board member of Leadership MetroWest and a member of the MetroWest Nonprofit Network Program Committee.
Denise is a member of First Parish in Framingham, Mass. An only child for her first 11 years, she has been shaped by two “striver” African-American parents who struggled to assure their families “upward” mobility and benefited from societal changes that resulted from the civil rights struggles – in which UUs played a significant role.