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209: Complexities of Civil Discourse with Wendy Von Courter

2/15/2018
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In this episode of The VUU our hosts chatted with Rev. Wendy Von Courter about the UU Church of Marblehead’s engagement with the complexities of civil discourse. A deeper examination of the situation Rev. Wendy discusses can be found at the video, The Road to Beloved Community: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tkI4IUrbHk&feature=youtu.be The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, […]

Duration:01:00:02

208: The VUU Roundup: Catching up with our hosts

2/8/2018
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Join The VUU hosts–Meg Riley, Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera and Michael Tino–as they catch up on what’s new in the UUniverse. It’s a UU roundup. (Or maybe a Rouundup?) Show notes: Link to the recording of Denny Davidoff’s memorial. https://locallive.tv/archives/23911 Denny Davidoff Memorial Fund: http://www.meadville.edu/donate/denny UUA Board statement about the Moderator Search hhttps://www.uua.org/uuagovernance/board/announcements/statement-2019-moderator-election Susan David’s […]

Duration:00:59:29

207: Our Anti-Racism Work: Creating Accountability in our UU World with Julica Hermann de la Fuente

2/1/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat with Julica Hermann de la Fuente about anti-racism work and accountability in Unitarian Universalism. Show notes: You can download the Western States Dismantling Racism Resource book here: http://www.westernstatescenter.org/tools-and-resources/Tools/Dismantling%20Racism And if you download the PDF, make a donation to support the work! Interested in joining Julica’s POC covenant group at […]

Duration:00:58:22

206: UU Youth Ministry in the House!

1/25/2018
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In this episode our hosts chat with the UUA Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries Bart Frost about what’s happening in youth ministry at the UUA. Show notes: Bart gave us lots of youth and young adult resources. Here are the links to all his great mentions: Thrive: uua.org/thrive Summer Seminary: uua.org/summerseminary Meaning Makers: […]

Duration:00:58:13

205: Running for Office as a Matter of Faith with Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith

1/18/2018
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Listen as our hosts chat with Rev. Carlton Elliott Smith about running for office as a matter of faith. Rev. Smith is Congregational Life Staff for the UUA’s Southern Region and a Democratic Candidate for Mississippi’s First Congressional District. The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Christina Rivera and Aisha Hauser, with production […]

Duration:00:53:53

204: Multicultural Centering with Sana Saeed and India Danielle

1/11/2018
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In this show our hosts chat with Sana Saeed and India Danielle about the LREDA fall con and multicultural centering. Show notes: http://www.lreda.org/lredabrave The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 am ET. We talk social justice, Unitarian Universalism, religion, spirituality, and whatever else is topical and interesting! Hosts: Meg Riley, Michael Tino, Aisha Hauser, […]

Duration:00:58:00

203: LREDA Fall Con Lessons Learned

1/4/2018
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Join our hosts as they chat with Jessica York, Co-Director of Ministries and Faith Development and Annie Scott, LREDA President about the LREDA 2017 Fall Conference and the lessons learned. And due to technical difficulties, this video cuts out appropriately at the :45 mark. — The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, Michael Tino, and […]

Duration:00:42:27

202: Solstice: Celebrating Darkness

12/21/2017
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The exact time of the solstice in 2017 was 11:28am on December 21st. And The VUU was broadcasting live as it happened! Join us as we celebrate the darkness and welcome the light with our guests Erica Baron, Staṡa Morgan-Appel, and Rina Jurceka. Show notes: Check out the book co-written by our guest Staṡa Morgan-Appel, […]

Duration:00:56:57

201: Honoring the Legacy of Denny Davidoff

12/15/2017
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In this episode we honor the legacy of our dear Denny Davidoff – former Moderator of the UUA, Senior Associate for Development and Alumni/Alumnae Affairs at Meadville Lombard Theological School and a champion for Unitarian Universalism – with stories and remembrances from those who knew her well. — The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley, […]

Duration:00:58:21

200: International LGBT Human Rights

12/8/2017
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This week our hosts chat with Ian Lekus, Amnesty International LGBT Specialist and host of RadioFreeQTopia, about international LGBT human rights. — Personal stories are important to social change. You can hear Ian Lekus interview folks about LGBT human rights around the globe at http://www.radiofreeqtopia.com. Ian Lekus interviewed Russian intersex activist Irene in a @RadioFreeQtopia […]

Duration:00:57:38

199: Toxic Masculinity with Rus Funk

11/30/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with Rus Funk about toxic masculinity. Rus is an author, activist and community organizer who specializes in working with organizations and communities to promote healthy masculinities; equity, diversity and justice; and violence prevention. Rus Funk is involved with North American MenEngage. Boys and Men for Gender Equality. Check out […]

Duration:00:48:05

198: What’s New on the Side of Love with Nora Rasman and Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen

11/17/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with Nora Rasman and Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen about what’s new from the UUA’s Standing on the Side of Love campaign. We are already saved from perfection. Doing this work is not neat and tidy, it is messy. You can’t get an app for it. Develop the spiritual fortitude to […]

Duration:01:01:46

197: Holding Police Accountable with Adam Gerhardstein

11/2/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with civil rights lawyer Adam Gerhardstein about holding police accountable. Links mentioned on the show: * Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond http://evictedbook.com ***** For the best listening experience: – subscribe to the audio podcast on iTunes, Android, Stitcher or your favorite app: http://www.questformeaning.org/subscribe-to-vuu-podcast/ […]

Duration:00:57:55

196: UUs, Music and Appropriation

10/26/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat about Unitarian Universalists, music and appropriation with guests DeReau K. Farrar, Director of Music at First Unitarian in Portland, and Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Director of Music and Worship at First UU of Ann Arbor. Links mentioned on the show: * Decentering Whiteness in Worship, UUA Webinar: https://www.uua.org/worship/words/decentering-whiteness-worship-webinar * […]

Duration:00:56:08

195: Dismantling Oppression in Governance

10/21/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with UUA Co-moderators Elandria Williams and Mr. Barb Greve about dismantling oppression in governance. ***** For the best listening experience: – subscribe to the audio podcast on iTunes, Android, Stitcher or your favorite app: http://www.questformeaning.org/subscribe-to-vuu-podcast/ – listen directly at: http://www.questformeaning.org/vuu/ ***** The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 […]

Duration:00:55:27

194: Testimony: The Transformative Power of Unitarian Universalism

10/12/2017
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Join our hosts as they chat with Joanne Fontaine Crawford and Mandy Goheen about the book Testimony: The Transformative Power of Unitarian Universalism. What are your stories of UU testimony? ***** For the best listening experience: – subscribe to the audio podcast on iTunes, Android, Stitcher or your favorite app: http://www.questformeaning.org/subscribe-to-vuu-podcast/ – listen directly at: […]

Duration:01:00:12

193: St. Louis with Kimberly Hampton and Jake Lyonfields

10/5/2017
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Join our hosts this week as they chat with Kimberly Hampton and Jake Lyonfields about St. Louis. What can people do? * Follow sources that are reliable to find out what is really happening in St. Louis. Riverfront Times: http://riverfronttimes.com STL Public Radio: http//stlpublicradio.org Arch City Defenders: http://archcitydefenders.org Rebelutionary Z: http://twitter.com/Rebelutionary_Z * Donate. St Louis […]

Duration:00:54:42

192: BLUU with Lena Gardner, Didi Delgado and Rev. Mykal Slack

9/28/2017
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Join our hosts this week as they chat with Lena Gardner, Didi Delgado and Rev. Mykal Slack from BLUU. BLUU stands for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism. Its mission is to provide information, resources and support for Black Unitarian Universalists and it works to expand the role & visibility of Black UUs within the UU […]

Duration:00:56:56

191: White Supremacy Teach-in 2

9/21/2017
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191: White Supremacy Teach-in 2 Last year, two-thirds of UU congregations participated in the White Supremacy Teach-In. This year the VUU is back to discuss the second White Supremacy Teach-In with Aisha Ansano, Tracy Breneman, Josh Pawelek, Christina Rivera and Krista Taves. Through public witness, education, and introspection, our faith is coming to understand that […]

Duration:00:54:08

190: Charlottesville with Christina Rivera

9/15/2017
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With great humility and candor, Christina Rivera describes in detail the call to rise against hate in Charlottesville, how she and other activists prepared for the counter protest, and what exactly happened on the front lines that day.

Duration:00:51:08

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