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: Usually the Fireside Room, however, Forum will be meeting via online video conference during the pandemic.
    • Video conference details will be distributed via the forum-announce@uucpa.org email group. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info
    • Request to join forum-announce@uucpa.org by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org
  • Facilitator: Bob Greene or Susan Owicki
  • Contact: Bob Greene and Susan Owicki (forum-announce+owner@uucpa.org)

Forum Discussion Guidelines

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W5DCunnPytR7j6wb7O8UhuZnZJhcHVJI/view?usp=sharing

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 09/20/2020Forum – The Crisis in Voting in the United States,

    Discussion Leader: Larry Aronson

    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 09/27/2020Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November,

    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 10/04/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 10/11/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 10/18/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 10/25/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 11/01/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 11/08/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 11/15/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • 11/22/2020Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD
    If group gatherings are still not allowed, the Forum will meet via online video conference.  The link will be emailed to members of forum-announce@uucpa.org. If you aren’t already in that group (or if you aren’t sure), please request to join by 9 pm Saturday evening for the next day’s meeting info by sending an email to forum-announce+subscribe@uucpa.org.

  • Forum Archive

  • 11/13/2016 – Forum – Making UUCPA Carbon-Free,

    Topic:  Making UUCPA Carbon-Free

    Discussion led by: Fred Zeise

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 11/06/2016 – Forum – Whom Do You Trust for Your Information?,

    Topic: Whom Do You Trust for Your Information?

    Discussion led by: Rudy Posch

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/25/2016 – Forum – Discussion of Matters of Current Local, National, and International Interest, and Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November,

    Topic: Discussion of Matters of Current Local, National, and International Interest, and Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for November

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/18/2016 – Forum – Transforming Education,

    Topic: Transforming Education – Ann Zeise

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/11/2016 – Forum – Divergence of the Electorate,

    Topic: Divergence of the Electorate – Jim Basiji

     

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 09/04/2016 – Forum – How I Have Been Profoundly Stirred by Music, Art, and Literature,

    Topic:  How I Have Been Profoundly Stirred by Music, Art, and Literature – Martha Greene

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/28/2016 – Forum – October Topic Selection,

    Topic: Discussion of Matters of Current Local, National, and International Interest, and Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for October

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/21/2016 – Forum – How Will AI/Robots Transform Society?,

    Topic: How Will AI/Robots Transform Society? Bob Ohlmann

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/14/2016 – Forum – How to Tax the Super-Rich,

    Topic: How to Tax the Super-Rich – Cecil Bridges

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

  • 08/07/2016 – Forum – Why Do We Accept Endless War?,

    Topic: Why Do We Accept Endless War? – Dick Duda

    The Forum meets from 9:00 to 10:15 Sunday mornings in the Fireside Room. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in a stimulating discussion. There is nothing to “join”. You can just drop-in. Topics are chosen by the group about one month ahead.

    Everyone is welcome.

    For more information, visit our Forum page.

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