*DRUUMM (Diverse, Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries) provides support and advocacy for Unitarian Universalist (UU) People of Color (POC) and works to build a community in UUism. We work for self-determination, justice, and equal opportunity; empower our various ministries; celebrate our diverse heritages; overcome racism through resistance; and transform and enrich UUism through our multicultural experiences. We strive for an accountable relationship with our allies of Anglo/European descent for the purpose of building a larger UU community committed to transforming UUism into an anti-racist, ethnically multicultural movement.
Creating Our Multicultural CommUUnityWe work collectively and collaboratively to build intergenerational, diverse community at First Unitarian Universalist Church in San Diego and Chula Vista, California.
the Human Family We examine, redefine and name ourselves in relationship to others. With openness and welcoming we grapple with tough issues, yet circle back to celebrate with love, joy and compassion.
A Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation TeamThis is First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego’s committee of the Board of Trustees. Our goal is to “walk the walk,” not just “talk the talk.”
**Allies for Racial Equity (ARE) exists as a response to a request by DRUUMM, for a group of white anti-racist allies to serve as partners in the journey of transforming our faith movement and the world. Our mission is to confront racism in ways that are accountable to communities of color and by creating opportunities for white UUs to understand white privilege and unlearn white supremacy.
***ROAR with SOUL (A Journey Toward Wholeness Transformation Team): Resist Oppression And Racism with a Spirit of Openness, Understanding and Love — We implement First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego’s multiracial, multicultural commitment on a church-wide basis. This group focuses on dismantling racism, eradicating other oppressions, and on bringing about transformation through increased awareness. Our work aligns specifically with these two of the church’s strategic goals: 1) Provide bold and engaging worship and programs to meet the spiritual needs of a diverse, intergenerational and multicultural community and 3) Commit to raising our individual and collective awareness in order to identify and remove cultural, physical, and attitudinal barriers to full participation in our congregation.