Advancing justice for women and girls and promoting their spiritual growth


Here are brief roundups of the actions our partner organizations are taking. We hope you will stay informed and consider supporting organizations who share our mission of advancing justice for women and girls, and promoting their spiritual growth.

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

We shouldn't be asking the narrow question whether abortion is right or wrong, writes minister and scholar Rebecca Todd Peters in her new book, Trust Women.

“Abortion is definitely a moral issue,” she says. “But it’s a moral issue within the context of women’s lives, where women make moral decisions about their sexuality all the time.”

Her book also talks about her own experience having an abortion.

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  • Recently Unearthed
    Geri Kennedy sent us a box of Rosemary Matson's W&R materials! We're working on scanning them for the archives. One item that caught my eye right away was this booklet describing recommended ways to implement the 1977 Women and Religion Resolution. Toward the end of the document, we've added Rosemary's notes on who's who on […]
  • 40th Anniversary of the UU Women and Religion Resolution
    2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of the passage of the Women and Religion Resolution that resulted in the creation of a Continental UUWR committee, W&R committees in 19 Districts, and much more. Liz Fisher has compiled an extensive history of the Resolution in a slideshow! You can view it as a slideshow with narration, (it […]

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‪TODAY: Join #TeamSisterSong’s Ash Williams to talk about “Perspectives in Mass Incarceration” at UNCC. ...

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  • Webinar Takes on Sexual Assault and Harassment in Graduate Theological Schools
    The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have reawakened many in our society to the longstanding realities of sexual assault and harassment. Institutions of every kind are reckoning with the abuse and misconduct perpetuated within their walls. Seminaries, divinity, and rabbinical schools have and must continue to engage in these difficult conversations. You are invited to join us […]
  • Welcoming Rev. Deneen Robinson and Avery Belyeu to Religious Institute Board
    The Religious Institute recently added two new members to the Board of Directors. Rev. Deneen Robinson, who joined the board in the fall of 2017, is the Program Director at the Afiya Center in Dallas, Texas, the only reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women. In addition to her reproductive justice work, […]
Leaping From Our Spheres

Rev. Marti KellerDon’t miss the “little gems full of both passion and facts” in the Blog of UUWF’s Affiliated Minister, Rev. Marti Keller.

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