Category Archives: NUUC Youth

The Road to Justice

This past weekend, Youth Advisor Lauren Eaton and I took eleven of our senior high youth to Tijuana, Mexico for an immigration justice service/learning trip and border tour.  It was transformational to say the least.  Our goal was to give … Continue reading

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Teaching as Spiritual Practice

In her acclaimed book, Teaching to Transgress, renown educator Bell Hooks writes, “To educate as the practice of freedom is a way of teaching that anyone can learn.  That learning process comes easiest to those of us who teach and … Continue reading

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Never, Ever..EVER

By Michael Alvarado, NUUC member & Jr. High Winter Camp Co-Dean 2008-2012 When I was in the eighth grade, I hitched a ride most Sundays with my neighbors to get to church.  It was there that I heard a sermon … Continue reading

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On Loss and Grief

Dylan Thomas wrote “Do not go gentle in that good night/Rage, rage against the dying of the light” in a poem when his father died.  It remains the great mystery, death, and when someone we love dies, the sorrow is … Continue reading

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Justice General Assembly Reflections

by Sara LaWall, NUUC Director of Religious Education GA is our annual assembly of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations. This year, for the first time, it was focused entirely on issues of Justice with special attention to immigration and … Continue reading

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