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17 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Introducing Faith Architects

Wait…What happened? You haven’t heard? On September 7th, 2013, the Continental Unitarian Universalist Young Adult Network (C*UUYAN) voted to do something transformative and revolutionary. Really?! What? For years C*UUYAN has been creating and supporting events that cater to Young Adults (YAs) as an identity group. This has been great because it has allowed YAs to […]

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03 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

C*UUYAN becomes a membership organization

At ConCentric 2012, which was held via webinair, the Young Adult community voted to make C*UUYAN a membership organization. Today we’re excited to announce that membership registration is open! Since 2007, when C*UUYAN lost funding from the UUA, we have struggled to raise the modest funds to keep the organization going, and to host the […]

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01 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Kevin Leininger reflects on speaking to the UUA Board of Trustees

The UUA Board of Trustees invited four Young Adults from different UU backgrounds to speak with them about power in governance; what’s working, and what needs to change for Young Adults to feel represented. Jeremy Ritzman, Kevin Leininger, Julie Brock and Elizabeth Mount all shared their ideas and opinions with the UUA board. To read Kevin’s […]

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26 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Final agenda for ConCentric 2012

ConCentric 2012 Webinar Agenda 5 pm: Opening Blessing/Chalice Lighting (Five Minutes) 5:05pm: Verification of Quorum (Five Minutes) 5:10 pm: Welcome and Update from Carey McDonald – Director of the UUA Youth and Young Adult Office (Ten Minutes) 5:20 pm: Explanation of Webinar procedure (Ten Minutes) 5:30 pm: State of the Network Address (15 minutes) 5:45 […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

ELECTIONS 2012: C*UUYAN Roles and Responsibilities

Please contact if you are interested in applying for any of the open positions. We are working on a form to fill out and submit by Friday so the information can be posted here Saturday. NOTE: The C*UUYAN Steering Committee is comprised of five members. There are three At-Large members, one GA Liaison, and […]

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19 August 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Register for ConCentric 2012

The Continental Unitarian Universalist Young Adult Network Steering Committee is proud to announce the online ConCentric Webinar. August 26th, 5pm EST. It’s a business meeting that’s accessible, relevant and innovative. The organization has undergone some major transitions in the past several years and it’s time to regroup. We need more guidance from our constituency – […]

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27 July 2012 ~ 2 Comments

ConCentric 2012 Announcement!

ConCentric is scheduled for August 26th, 2012, and this year’s conference will be online! The C*UUYAN Steering Committee is holding ConCentric, the annual business meeting of the Continental Unitarian Universalist Young Adult Network, online this year on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM EST. We think that this accessible platform will allow a larger […]

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27 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Facebook Schmacebook – we need your opinion!

by: Kelly Rauch on behalf of the CAYAN* Steering Committee (what’s that, you ask? Check out the previous post.) There is change afoot everywhere in Unitarian Universalism. That’s ok. There’s some things that really need to change to serve the needs of the folks who want to stay connected to their faith. The UU Young […]

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21 November 2011 ~ 12 Comments

What’s in a name? If you do it right, mission and purpose.

by: Kelly Rauch On behalf of the Steering Committee 11/21/11 The three days of our face to face meeting in Boston were an incredible journey of exploration. We began with many questions about who we are as a young adult network, who we serve, and what and how much we should be doing. What can […]

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12 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Back to basics –> Moving forward!

Hello? Is anybody out there watching? Hello….? Well just in case, here’s an update from the CUUYAN Steering Committee. The Central Midwest District hosted a wonderful Opus retreat for the second year in a row at the beginning of August. We’re so grateful they’ve reignited that flame. Robbie Bryden came forward with a proposal from […]

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