Transformational Racial Healing Circles

Transformational Racial Healing Circles (TRHC) are an opportunity to gather and share our personal stories and truths in a brave space. The goal is to see the shared humanity that lives in all of us. Though we do not always share lived experiences, we share common experiences, emotions, and innate...

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YWCA MLK Movie Night was a Grand Success

First U was proud to work with the YWCA Delaware and Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League on a film screening of “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” on January 16. We had 100 people attend the movie and enjoy a pizza supper together. Here are a few photos...

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MLK Day Event: Film Screening “Who We Are”

Join our film screening of Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America, written by Jeffery Robinson, Former ACLU Deputy Legal Director, and directed by Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 16th at the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington (730 Halstead...

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Join our Anti-Racism Book Group Series

Thanks to all who came to our Virtual Café last Sunday. If you enjoyed the discussion or are intrigued by the book, please join a group. If you missed the Virtual Café, we welcome you to join a group too. Attending a book group is a great way to connect...

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COURSES, WORKSHOPS, AND CONVERSATIONS

The Episcopal Church in Delaware through its Racial Justice & Reconciliation Commission is sponsoring a class on “Racism in America: The History We Did Not Learn in School” as part of its program of “Courses, Workshops and Conversations.” The program is free of charge. Click here for the program guide....

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Join our Next Anti-Racism Book Group Series

DATE CHANGE! To continue our anti-racism work this winter, we will discuss the book by Heather McGee, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. In the book, McGee’s historical account of racism in America demonstrates how we all lose out and also provides...

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Join our Next Anti-Racism Book Group Series

To continue our anti-racism work this winter, we will discuss the book by Heather McGee,  The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. In the book, McGee’s historical account of racism in America demonstrates how we all lose out and also provides hope for...

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Teaching Truth: Putting Students First – Countering the Baseless Claims of Anti-CRT Politics

Join the UU Congregation of Fairfax and their panel of speakers to learn about Critical Race Theory (CRT), the politics around the topic in Northern VA and across the nation, and reinforce the understanding of why learning accurate, inclusive history is good for students and our communities. Find out more...

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The UUA Decries Anti-Asian Violence

The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) joins leaders across the country in decrying the recent surge of hate crimes against Asians and Asian Americans. In this last year, violence and verbal harassment targeting this community have been exacerbated by anti-Asian rhetoric and blame. We call on federal, state, and local governments...

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Book Discussion: “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism”

Join the new “White Fragility” book discussion led by Rev. Pamela Wat and Linda Sanders – Part of the racial justice work of white allies is to explore one’s own thoughts regarding race. First Unitarian Church is offering the opportunity to participate in a 7-session discussion series on Robin DiAngelo’s...

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