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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Social Justice

UUJAZ Book GroUUp Summer and Fall of 2021

Book GroUUp Summer and Fall 2021
3rd Fridays, 12 - 1:30 pm
 
We're kicking off Book GroUUp in June with https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.uuabookstore.org/Our-Time-Is-Now-P18965.aspx&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNHAXxm-mR8r6_rG86D44myVdyek0A">Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams (who happens to be one of the Ware lecturers at GA 2021)! Join us on the third Friday of each month at noon for a justice-centered book discussion from the perspective of our Unitarian Universalist values. See our Summer and Fall reading list below. We'll email you a zoom link after you register.
 
 
June 18th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.uuabookstore.org/Our-Time-Is-Now-P18965.aspx&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNHAXxm-mR8r6_rG86D44myVdyek0A">Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams
A blueprint to end voter suppression, empower our citizens, and take back our country.

July 16th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.changinghands.com/book/9781538732182&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNFfxuGfImteR8mVmpC1PHe9SALrjQ">Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Precocious and clear-eyed, Lauren must make her voice heard in order to protect her loved ones from the imminent disasters her small community stubbornly ignores. But what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: the birth of a new faith . . . and a startling vision of human destiny.
August 20th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.uuabookstore.org/This-Changes-Everything-P18664.aspx&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNE3WGaBjCMiUBlL8bXUH9DHu6AtiQ">This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. Climate by Naomi Klein
A brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems.
September 17th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.changinghands.com/book/9781583225813&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNEfERmlyumrWXlCcWv_l-H3YqhD8A">Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Davis
In Are Prisons Obsolete?, Professor Davis seeks to illustrate that the time for the prison is approaching an end. She argues forthrightly for "decarceration", and argues for the transformation of the society as a whole.
October 15th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.changinghands.com/book/9780399589065&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNFTBBqNgu1TNQN-l3NUjs9g4KgSDg">Good Talk by Mira Jacob
Written with humor and vulnerability, this deeply relatable graphic memoir is a love letter to the art of conversation—and to the hope that hovers in our most difficult questions.
November 19th, 2021: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.uuabookstore.org/Emergent-Strategy-P18284.aspx&source=gmail&ust=1623028246446000&usg=AFQjCNEdjykorMJs0Pg5s_ZrgGLmJTqW_Q">Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown
Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live.
 
Book GroUUp is free to all our sustaining donors. If you wish to join but aren't a donor, you can contribute a suggested donation of $10 at registration. If you aren't financially able to donate, join us anyway!
 
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