Dear Chicago-area UU Fam, It is with great gratitude that I announce after nearly 5 years I am stepping down from my role with Chicago Chalice Connection (CCC). The community is a period of transition, as am I – I won’t be a young adult much longer. It is important to me that I leave … More Updates from Youth and Young Adult Organizing
We’re so excited to share and build collective support for seven organizations that are putting our values into action. Click here to see the Chicago Chalice Connection’s 2016 UU Holiday Giving Guide. Check it out. Make a donation. Share it with Chicago-area UUs in your congregations and with others in your life who want to … More Announcing our 2016 UU Holiday Giving Guide!
An Open Letter to the Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot, and Governor Bruce Rauner: Statement of Solidarity with the #RememberRekia Campaign with the Demands #DontPayDante and #SaveCSU As Unitarian Universalists, we are a multiracial faith community that celebrates many theologies with a diverse way of interacting with the divine. We are … More UU Solidarity Statement with the #RememberRekia Campaign
We’re excited to be out in the streets with thousands of Chicagoans who are fed up with racist community disinvestment by Mayor Emanuel and Gov. Rauner that is dismantling our school system and hurting poor and working-class families all over the state. We’ll be at several events throughout the day. You can check out the … More April 1st #ShutDownChi
In Case You Missed It – We had such a great time in March! We had our first two Circle Suppers on the south and north sides. They were SO delicious and full of great hearts! We joined the CTU at a community forum as they announced the April 1st Strike. If you want to … More ICYMI – March
We are pleased to announce the release of our UU Holiday Giving Guide, created by young adult members of Chicago Chalice Connection. We wanted to highlight some of the incredible organizing for racial justice by fellow young Chicagoans. All six of the organizations listed are led by youth and young adults. Let’s support our young people! Download the Holiday … More Release of UU Holiday Giving Guide
Our Faithify campaign has gotten off to a great start! We’ve raised over $2,500 of our $10,000 goal! We have until December 23rd to raise the rest of the money. Please share the link with members of your congregations and other UUs in your life. Donate HERE!