Financial Support Available for General Assembly 2021

General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Participants worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone who is a member of our congregation can attend. The full fee is $200. The Racial Justice Leadership Team will provide financial support for UUCC members to attend he UUA General Assembly, June 23-27 (; Contact Nancy King Smith, RJLT chair, for information about financial support. []

Circle ‘Round for Justice ● Healing ● Courage is the theme for General Assembly 2021. General Assembly is a time to circle ‘round in community. We circle ‘round in care and healing; for liberation and justice; and for love and courage. Stacey Abrams and Desmond Meade will be the Ware Lecturers, and many of the workshops and presentations will focus on intersectional justice.
* We will share stories of the work happening at our Association. and in our congregations. We study ways to implement and live into our mission.
* UUA GA 2021 will incorporate recommendations from the Commission on Institution Change report, “Widening the Circle of Concern” and dialogue with the Article II Commission about our Principles and Purposes.
* Through programs and workshops, professional and lay leaders will learn and develop skills to equip them with tools to continue the mission of our faith.
* Featured speakers will delve into theological analysis, work around organizing for liberation, and the ways we tend our spiritual resilience.
* Honoring the myriad of communities within Unitarian Universalism, there will be time for networking, meetups and caucusing over the span of our 5-days together.
* Finally, during GA 2021, we will preserve our connection to Milwaukee and the MidAmerica Region through special programming and activities. Get ready to Circle ‘Round…