Topic: “Thoughts Are Free,” from a 500 year old German Folk Song. Bob will talk about how free thought and free expression can be instruments of positive change, whether for major political reasons or religious thought.
Bob grew up in New Jersey and spent his career in the insurance business and graduated from Farleigh Dickinson University . He later attended Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church in Hayward, and became a UU in 2001. “I was always a UU, but didn’t know it ‘til then.
Bob has led services at Starr King and about 6 or 7 churches in Northern
California. Bob is a folk music buff, and he feels that carrying on the folk tradition is one of his callings, He has had a long history of supporting liberal causes from his early 20’s and ongoing. Civil Rights have been a passion with Bob since his teenage years. He was a founder and first president of the West Essex (NJ) Human Relations Council, and Chairperson of the Caldwell (NJ) Board of Health.