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 ( or Susan Owicki (

Group URL: Realm Forum Group (login required)

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 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 – The Conservative Heart,

    Discussion Leader: Susan Owicki

  • 09/08/2019Forum – What Makes You Smile?,

    Discussion Leader: Sarah Doxiadis

  • 09/15/2019Forum – Your Favorite Sci-Fi,

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

  • 09/22/2019Forum – Your first X,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

  • 09/29/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 10/06/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 10/13/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 10/20/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 10/27/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • Forum Archive

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

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 08/11/2019 – Forum – 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

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

    Discussion Leader: Bob Greene

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

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 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

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