All Souls Church Unitarian in Washington, D.C., is in a neighborhood with many Central American immigrants. Two weeks after President Trump’s inauguration, it joined the new sanctuary movement and helped organize other local congregations as well. Contact the Rev. Robert Hardies.
Bret Lortie serves as senior minister for the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Ill. He has called for placing a Black Lives Matter banner at the church where he preaches.
Kenny Wiley is the director of faith formation at Prairie Unitarian Universalist Church in Parker, Colo. He graduated with a degree in political science from the University of Missouri and studied at Harvard Divinity School. Wiley has written about the need for a “Unitarian-Universalist Black Lives Matter Theology” on his blog. Contact through the church website.
Ghazala Anwar is an associate professor of Quranic studies at Starr King School for the Ministry, a Unitarian Universalist school, at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif. She is also on the steering committee of GTU’s Women’s Studies in Religion program. Among her areas of interest are women in Islam and gender equality.
The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee is a voluntary, nonsectarian organization working to advance justice throughout the world.
The Rev. Theresa Novak is the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, Utah, which has a drop-in center for LGBT youth.
Bull Run Unitarian Universalist Church is located in Old Town Manassas, Va. They have hosted an annual gay prom since 2009.
Dan Hotchkiss is a Unitarian Universalist pastor and a senior consultant with the Alban Institute. In July 2009, he wrote an article for Church Executive magazine about how churches are making do with less from donors in the current economy.
The Rev. Kim Crawford Harvie is pastor of Arlington Street Church, a Unitarian Universalist church in Boston. The congregation joined the New Sanctuary Movement.