Florida's Amendment 4 Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative could restore voting rights to formerly incarcerated people who have completed all the requirements of their sentences.
Defending the right to vote has been central to the work of the UUA and at the core of Unitarian Universalism for decades—from expanding enfranchisement for women and Black people to advocating for a path to citizenship for immigrants; from our history of civil rights engagement to taking on the New Jim Crow and white supremacy today. As a faith community UUs are vocal and active about voting rights and have contributed to change throughout history. In the past few years, UUs have been part of a groundswell of voting rights, electoral work, and democracy movements that have emerged and gained even more momentum since the 2016 US elections. ... See MoreSee Less
"Memoirs of disability are often studies in suffering...But today, disabled writers are pushing back. Today, we’re recognizing that the normate memoir genre doesn’t fit disability stories. And not only when it comes to truth, but when it comes to everything."
In this piece from Katie Rose Guest Pryal, she explores through a thorough study of memoirs how this desire for catharsis from stories of people with disabilities warps all our expectations. ... See MoreSee Less