The Forum is a public discussion group in the round. All are welcome.

The topics are chosen about a month in advance by the attendees and are listed on this page.

A moderator will first provide background information. Group members provide additional perspectives, opinions, extensions, tangents, counter positions, and related experiences in turn. Audio enhancement provided.

This Forum has been running for over a half century.

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 9-10:15 am
Location: Fireside Room
Facilitator: Bob Greene or Susan Owicki
Contact: Bob Greene (Bob_g@uucpa.org) or Susan Owicki (susan_o@uucpa.org)

Group URL: Realm Forum Group (login required)

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 07/28/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Topics for September,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 08/04/2019Forum – Fun with Genealogy,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 08/11/2019Forum – The Great Pivot and the Green New Deal,

    Creating millions of green jobs will help stabilize the climate and reverse mass species extinction AND address the work crisis brought on by outsourcing, automation, the gig economy, and low employee engagement.
    Discussion Leader: Justine Burt

  • 08/18/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Topics for October,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 08/25/2019Forum – Driving While White,

    UUs have a long history of taking a stand against racism. But what about the grey areas? Is racism ever justified? How does racism manifest itself in your life? Do you benefit from white privilege? 
    Discussion Leader: Tom Parker

  • 09/01/2019Forum,

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  • 09/08/2019Forum,

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  • 09/15/2019Forum,

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  • 09/22/2019Forum,

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  • 09/29/2019Forum,

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  • Forum Archive

  • 07/21/2019 – Forum – Public Money and Public Banking for Infrastructure and the Green New Deal,

    Discussion Leader: Ron Davis

  • 07/14/2019 – Forum – Homelessness in California,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 07/07/2019 – Forum – Fasting and When,

    Discussion Leader: Eric Bier

  • 06/30/2019 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for August,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 06/23/2019 – Forum – America’s Political Future,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 06/16/2019 – Forum – Cost of Housing in the Bay Area,

    Discussion Leader: Jerry Strom

  • 06/09/2019 – Forum – The Great Pivot – Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Meaningful Future,

    Discussion Leader: Fred Zeise

  • 06/02/2019 – Forum – What to do about Immigration,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

  • 05/26/2019 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for July,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 05/19/2019 – Forum – Born on Third Base – Tackling Inequality,

    Book Review: A one percenter makes the case for tackling inequality, bringing wealth home, and committing to the common good. By Chuck Collins. 
    Discussion Leader: Valerie Yakich.

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