Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists: Discussion topics, interesting articles & podcasts, compiled

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Discussion topics, interesting articles and podcasts, and more, compiled for fellow CVUUers of Cache Valley. This board is a real mixed bag of items but has a dominant focus on social justice and liberal worthy causes. I provided links to more information about past topics of services, to groups championed by our members and friends and podcasts I think you might find interesting. Suggestions are welcome.

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You can find facts about senior health and fitness Outdoor Gym, Outdoor Workouts, Fun Workouts, Exercise Routines, Workout Exercises, Butt Workout, Workout Tanks, Workout Gear, Senior Fitness

A Fun, New Exercise Trend for People Over 50

These clever playgrounds are popping up all over the country, and are a new way for people 50+ to exercise.

You can find facts about senior health and fitness Outdoor Gym, Outdoor Workouts, Fun Workouts, Exercise Routines, Workout Exercises, Butt Workout, Workout Tanks, Workout Gear, Senior Fitness

A Fun, New Exercise Trend for People Over 50

These clever playgrounds are popping up all over the country, and are a new way for people 50+ to exercise.

Pew Research Center's new report, "Americans' Views on End-of-Life Medical Treatment," explores the individual preferences and choices that surround the universal experience of death.

Why I Decided to Make Friends With Death

No one likes to consider their own death or that of loved ones. But it is only by accepting this reality that we can live to the end the way we want.

 Pin This article speaks about the disengagement theory which states that people and society withdraw from the elderly. I find truth in that because the elderly in a way are representational of death; and death is a scary topic. Helping The Elderly, Southern Sayings, Southern Belle, Southern Pride, Southern Charm, Simply Southern, Southern Drawl, Southern Heritage, Southern Girls

Mental Health Issues Facing the Elderly on Thursday's Access Utah

The murder/suicide involving a prominent Cache Valley couple has shocked the community and highlighted issues of suicide, depression, mental illness, and

Thrift store on street in Logan, Utah. View large - 'Repaint, Reuse, Recycle' On Black

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Somebody's Attic is a non-profit thrift store that opened in the mid-1980's. Ann Jurinak, a former CAPSA board member, came up with the idea to open the thrift store in order to provide a source of continual funding for CAPSA. Throughout the years, hundreds of volunteers have contributed to their success, and have kept this wonderful store alive to continue providing monetary support to organizations that are ending domestic violence.

Repeal of N.’s ‘bathroom bill’ stumbles.A deal has fallen apart to undo the North Carolina law known as the "bathroom bill" in a sign of the state's bitter political divide. Bathroom Bill, Bathrooms, Transgender People, The Guardian, North Carolina, Politics, Social Media, Shit Happens, Federal

'Bathroom bills' planned in eight states despite furor in North Carolina

The stage is set for showdowns across the country as others seek to echo North Carolina’s law that sparked an outcry over transgender rights

Several police officials have criticized Brigham Young University for its role in punishing and suspending the victims of sexual assault for violations of BYU’s “Honor Code. Honor Code, Welcome To Reality, Us Universities, Brigham Young University, Young Americans, Government Jobs, School S, Investigations, Decir No

Was BYU's honor code used against rape victims?

Brigham Young University is gripped by protests over how sexual assault is handled. Some alleged victims say they’ve been investigated for possible violation...

USA Today compiled and located the hard data about gun violence in the United States. For example, 88 people die from guns every day in the USA.

BEHIND THE BLOODSHED: THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICA'S MASS KILLINGS

USA Today compiled and located the hard data about gun violence in the United States. For example, 88 people die from guns every day in the USA.

Volunteering, donating and helping others feels great! The Words, Inspire Others, Inspire Me, Volunteer Quotes, Karen Salmansohn, Las Vegas, Motivational Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Make A Wish

George Wootton gave this fun service about how to be a UU, starting by exploring who should not consider joining us.

Through a day filled with lively entertainment, heartfelt messages and family fun, Saturday’s Logan Pride Festival fulfilled its ultimate goal:… Acceptance, Logan, Pride, Community, Entertainment, Messages, Fun, Fin Fun, Lol

Logan Pride Festival celebrates acceptance and love for the LGBTQ+ community | The Utah Statesman

Through a day filled with lively entertainment, heartfelt messages and family fun, Saturday’s Logan Pride Festival fulfilled its ultimate goal:…

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"Bathroom Bill" Legislative Tracking

NCSL tracks the latest state legislative activity relating to bathroom bills.This page has information on all states that have introduced bathroom bill legislation, as well as an overview of recent federal action, including: the May 2016 "Dear Colleague Letter from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Behind the Headlines: Victims and BYU's Honor Code, Johnson bests Herbert, charter students get less money Honor Code, Social Justice, Salt, Students, Coding, Money, Blog, Silver

Behind the Headlines: Victims and BYU's Honor Code, Johnson bests Herbert, charter students get less money

Survivors of sexual assault at BYU say

Trib Talk: Sexual assaults and BYU’s Honor Code Office Honor Code, Social Justice, Coding, Student, Youtube, College Students, Youtubers, Youtube Movies

Trib Talk: Sexual assaults and BYU’s Honor Code Office

Multiple students at Brigham Young University who reported sexual assaults said they were also scrutinized by the school's Honor Code Office, investigations ...

Activists are pushing to ‘add the words’ of LGBT inclusion to protections law in a state where same-sex couples can marry but also be fired for being gay

Utah judge orders baby taken away from married lesbian foster parents

Welfare official confirms there were no issues with April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce’s care but judge ordered child be placed with a heterosexual couple

Songs of the Earth--a Cantata in Praise of this Earth We Fall In Love, Falling In Love, World Religions, Choir, Social Justice, All Over The World, Storytelling, Dawn, Grand Canyon

Songs of the Earth--a Cantata in Praise of this Earth

Plenary Hall - Parliament of the World's Religions Songs of the Earth is a cantata with storytelling that deepens our connection with the Earth. Through music, we watch dawn breaking over the Sonoran Desert, walk into the depths of the Grand Canyon, and stand on a Holy Mountain wondering how we will move ahead. With environmental problems worsening all over the world, the composer and lyricist wonder, “What if we fell in love with the Earth?” If we fell in love, would we treat this…

Thousands of pounds of food donated to Utah’s homeless by The Sikh Temple of Utah at the Parliament of the World’s Religions

Parliament of the World's Religions