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Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter February- March 2015

March 13, 2015

[…] our economy. Resolutions passed by the General Convention and Executive Council of The Episcopal Church call for policies that protect families from separation through deportation and the humane enforcement of immigration law, and therefore the Church stands ready to assist with the fair and inclusive implementation of these programs when they begin. In the […]

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Get to Know OGR Week 1: The Basics

October 25, 2018

[…] International Policy Advisor. Part-time with OGR but full-time covering international advocacy, working both for our office & ELCA Advocacy, focusing on food & hunger, global health, trade, human trafficking & peacebuilding. Ms. Kisare’s previous work: Mennonite Central Committee U.S. & the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. She holds a BA in InternationalStudies from Millersville […]

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40th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women Priests

August 14, 2014

[…] the ranks of those who walk in solidarity are expanding.  Wisdom is afoot everywhere, freeing her people from oppressors, and she enters all sorts and conditions of human beings bound for the glory of justice and peace.  Together, we’re marching upward to Zion. Wisdom continues to give voice to the liberated and newborn.  She […]

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Reflecting on the 117th Congress

January 5, 2023

[…] bill authorizes additional targeted sanctions against individuals and entities who helped stage the February 1 coup d’état and are responsible for the subsequent repression of fundamental freedoms, human rights abuses, use of indiscriminate violence towards civilians, and other gross atrocities. Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: This bill provides funding for a variety of infrastructure projects including […]

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Advent 4: Repairing the Breach in Institutions and Society

December 24, 2017

[…] pause and silently imagine communities near and far who wait for ransom and relief: refugees, immigrants with or without documentation, prisoners and detainees in the criminal justice system, victims of human trafficking, and many others. What unjust systems and institutions in our society disproportionately target people of color? In a posture of deep prayer, name these systems aloud. After naming and […]

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Episcopal Church, Anglican Women Gather for UN Commission meeting

February 24, 2010

[…] Relief & Development, Trinity Wall Street and the United Thank Offering (UTO) on guidelines and funding possibilities for international church based programs. – March 10 discussion “ Human Trafficking: The Way Forward” Presentations and discussions on engaging Faith Based Organizations and possibilities for regional partnering with the Anglican Communion on: The MDGs, Issues of Reproductive […]

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Deadline extended for 2017 New Community Clergy and Lay Conference

May 31, 2017

[…] the deportation of undocumented immigrants, the banning of refugees based on religion, the Standing Rock Reservation and the Dakota Access Pipeline, Black Lives Matter, mass incarceration and human trafficking, this conference is timely and pertinent. “The New Community Clergy and Lay Conference is a venue for us to learn from one another as we strive […]

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