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Donna Dolham currently serves as minister with Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, Maine. She holds a Master's in Social Work from Boston University and a Master's of Divinity with a certificate in Ethics and Justice and a focus on inter-religious dialogue from Andover Newton Theological School. Donna's interests have engaged her in several immersion courses exploring Buddhism in Myanmar, Sufi practice in California and Multi-religious education in Israel.
Prior to attending seminary, Donna had a full time clinical social work practice in Coastal, Maine with a specialty working with Transgender and Gender Queer folks and their families. Since her early 20s, Donna has been involved in community organizing efforts to increase access to basic rights for people living on the margins. Her desire for infusing life with justice fuels her ministry and involvement in the development of opportunities for interreligious education, dialogue and collaborative organizing.
2017: Jonathan Edwards Honor Society ~ Andover Newton Theological School
2014- 2017: Advocacy Award ~ Andover Newton Theological School
2014: Founders Award, Midcoast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Damariscotta, Maine
"A Queen of Peacemaking" in One Nation, Indivisible: From the Pulpit to the Streets
Celene Ibrahim, editor, Wiph & Stock publishers, 2019.