Speaker: S. Avery Burrows

Avery was born in Long Beach in 1951 and grew up in Seal Beach & Long Beach. He has traveled considerably, and is a student of earth-based traditions. Avery, is deeply involved in social justice issues. He has been a long-time member of UUCR and volunteers his time as our groundskeeper, working with the homeless, maintaining our community garden, & in any capacity where he can assist.

Avery has been a member of our Social Social & Environmental Justice Committee for more than 10 years. He has chaired the Maintenance & Social Events committees, and he served as secretary of the Green Sanctuary Committee. Avery was honored to serve as a General Member on the UUCR Board of Trustees.

“Worker’s Power,” by Avery Burrows

Labor History Month is observed every year in May. It celebrates the achievements of American workers and their historic struggle for better rights and quality of life. Today, we will reflect on the labor union movement and how it shapes the pursuit of justice, equality … read more.

“The Natural World,” by Avery Burrows

What is the connection between our wellbeing and the natural world?

In our increasingly technological world, what are some ways we can bring more of the natural world into our lives?

Avery Burrows was born in Long Beach in 1951 and grew up in Seal Beach & … read more.