OUR MISSION

To foster and support inclusive, celebratory, Unitarian Universalist spaces that connect young adults with one another; to recognize intersectional identities and places of privilege and oppression; to create & share resources to build connections, grow community, and actively engage in anti-racist & anti-oppressive efforts around the world while living the seven principles and striving to realize the eighth.*

 

Our Vision: 

 

We believe in funding young adult ministry at local, regional and continental levels.

 

We believe in holding spaces for groups centered around marginalized identities.
 

We believe in creating worships & faith experiences with challenging ideas and concepts that nurture spiritual growth. 

 

We believe in connecting young adult communities around the world across social platforms.

 

We believe in recognizing the opportunities in our lives to actively engage and participate in social justice efforts that align with our principles and values. 

 

We believe in providing space for resources and support to be shared for young adult lay leaders in their communities. 

 

We believe in recognizing digital spaces as sacred spaces because they are virtual walls of a church community.

 

We believe that this work is a living process, which we can always revisit and transform.

WHO WE ARE

JOE CHAPOT

Founder

Joe Chapot is the Young Adult Coordinator at UU San Francisco, where he has overseen the six fold growth the congregations young adult community. Joe has been UU for over twenty years and simply wants to share this wonderful community with the world.

JAMIE DOCHERTY

Co-founder

Jamie Docherty has been involved in the UU community for the last 13 years and part of UUSF's young adult community for the last 3. Jamie wants others to be able to experience the sense of community and support that they have found within UUism.

Yvonne Marcoux

Co-founder

Yvonne’s commitment to creating UU community stems from her experiences at Ferry Beach RE week in Saco, Maine. She recently moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she attends East Suburban Unitarian Universalist Church and plays club ultimate Frisbee with her club team Eliza Furnace.

Contact YAMI

email: uuyami@uusf.org

phone: (415) 590-7836

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