Our theme this month is “Equity – The Value of Justice in Human Relations”
As Unitarian Universalists, our 2nd Principle calls us to “covenant to affirm and promote: Justice, equity and compassion in human relations.” How might we understand what this means to us today, as our community and nation reels from inequities in access to healthcare, economic insecurity, and higher exposure to the coronavirus and subsequent risks? We may also be struggling with the meaning of equity in our day-to-day relations with family members or work dynamics. This month our theme calls us to reflect upon the impact inequities have upon people’s lives, relationships, and spirits.
A note from Grammarist.com: Inequity and inequality are closely related in origin and in some of their secondary definitions, so mixing them up is never a serious error, but there are differences between them. Inequality refers primarily to the condition of being unequal, and it tends to relate to things that can be expressed in numbers. Inequity, in its main sense, is a close synonym of injustice and unfairness, so it usually relates to more qualitative matters.
Join us this month in exploring the theme of ‘Taking Measure’ through Sunday services, our SEEK program, and on Social Media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
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