Category: Racial Justice

UCF Racial Justice Work

We feel that the comprehensive work that UCF is doing on Racial Justice deserves its own blog.  This Racial Justice blog will highlight our work and keep everyone up to date on where we have been and where we are going as a congregation committed … read more.

Update on the 8th Principle Work

“We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote: journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our … read more.

AARG Upcoming Book Discussions

The James Baldwin classic, The Fire Next Time, is the book to be discussed at the September 15, at 7 p.m., Anti-Racist Reading Group meeting. The book consists of two essays that were written in the 1960s, during a time of segregation between white and … read more.

Anti-Racist Reading Group (AARG)  

On July 21, Barb Thomas led our Anti-Racist Reading Group in discussion of Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford.  It was a very thought-provoking book and the discussion was excellent.  Thank you, Barb.

The James Baldwin classic, The Fire Next Time, is the September … read more.

Anti-Racist Reading Group (AARG)

The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, will be discussed by the Anti-Racist Reading Group on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. It is the story of a man born into slavery, who escapes via the underground railroad and resolves to rescue the family he left … read more.

Join the Local NAACP Chapter

As you heard if you were able to attend the Martin Luther King Day service on January 16th, UCF is exploring the possibility of adopting the UUA Eighth Principle, which specifically states the intention of “working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our … read more.

Antiracist Reading Group

The Anti-Racist Reading Group next book discussion will be on March 17 at 7 p.m. The book is Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad. This book was introduced during our January 16, Martin … read more.

Anti-Racist Reading Group

The Anti-Racist Reading Group will meet next on January 13, at 7 p.m. The read will be You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience, an anthology by 20 well-known racial justice writers. It is edited by Tarana Burke, founder of the … read more.