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Bienvenidos!

Welcome to the Cuentos Special Collection. Its purpose is to collect, preserve, and document the depth and breadth of the history of encounters between Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism and Latinx individuals and communities in the United States. This is an evolving historical narrative that continues to this day. 

Unitarian Universalist congregations have stepped up, spoke up, marched, and joined Latinxs peoples on social justice issues. Some congregations have made space within their communities and worship services to welcome Latinxs. The stories of these congregations and the reflections of the individuals involved belong here, as do more tangible items such as photographs, posters, buttons, and papers.

For decades Latinxs seeking communities of shared values have visited UU congregations and stayed. Latinx ministers, religious educators, musicians, and other leaders—professional and lay—are a part of the story of Unitarian Universalism, yet for the most part the larger UU community knows very little about them. Their stories and reflections have a home here.

Donating Materials

Cuentos is a living collection and we are constantly on the lookout for new acquisitions that document the rich history of encounters between Unitarianism, Universalism, and Unitarian Universalism and Latinx individuals. If you are interested in donating materials to the Cuentos Special Collection, please contact us.