Poverty & Hunger

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:15

This week, the 116th session of Congress will convene. Members of Congress have their work cut out for them – most urgently, they need to find a way to end the partial government shutdown and fund the government, allowing federal workers and...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:15

The Episcopal Church is engaging with the Poor People's Campaign and the A.C.T. to End Racism campaign and rally. Below are Episcopal Church policy highlights that intersect with this campaign. This is just a sample of policies from General...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 14:00

The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations expresses its concern regarding the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.  The country’s political and economic situation has created a humanitarian crisis which has forced many...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 10:45

“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house...

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:00

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed their respective versions of the Global Food Security Act (H.R. 1567 / S.1254). The House’s final tally was 370 yes votes to 33 no votes, and the Senate passed the bill by unanimous...

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 00:00

Domestic Policy Action Network Newsletter December 2014 Merry Christmas from the Domestic Policy Action Network (DPAN), your go-to news primer for current domestic issues related to Episcopal Church policy! December's newsletter will detail...

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 00:00

It’s almost summertime. This season evokes images of freedom, sunlight, and children running through sprinklers and biking through the neighborhood for a day at the pool. These coming months bring the promise of new experiences and friendships as...

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 00:00

Following the defeat of the House of Representatives farm bill last June, House leadership divided the agriculture and nutrition titles of the farm bill into two separate pieces of legislation for another vote. The agriculture titles passed, and...

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 20:00

May 23, 2013   The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby Chairwoman                                                                       Ranking Member Senate Appropriations Committee...

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 00:00

  Executive Summary In the wake of the global food price crisis of 2008, a broad-based coalition of non-governmental organizations, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations developed a document entitled the Roadmap to End Global Hunger that...

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