Public Policy

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 16:30

The election is a week away, Congress is in recess, but our advocacy work continues. Every day, all of us in the Office of Government Relations continue to educate and equip Episcopalians to carry out advocacy for the Church based on the policies...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 15:15

In case you missed it, here is a review of week 1 of our campaign to Get to Know the Office of Government Relations! How well do you know the Office of Government Relations and The Episcopal Public Policy Network? We’re kicking off a 5-week...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 13:15

Thank you for your engagement over the first three months of 2018! In this Spring newsletter, you'll find updates from recent advocacy and some new opportunities for engagement! In addition to ongoing advocacy, we look forward to 2018 elections...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:45

“Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute. Speak out, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.” -Proverbs 31: 8-9  “Be merciful as your Father in heaven is merciful.” -Luke 6:36 Today marks the...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 17:15

Beginning this Thursday, the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations will be offering a series of free webinars on immigration advocacy, the refugee crisis, and general public policy advocacy in the Episcopal Church. Click on the titles...

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 17:15

As 2016 comes to a close, I wanted to write a message of thanks for all you have done over the past twelve months. Together, we are able to speak up for the values of the Episcopal Church, and your actions – on issues such as eradicating gender-...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:00

In September 2016, Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would resume detaining and deporting Haitians, ending the policy of offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians arriving in the U.S. that...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:15

Speak out about a number of important issues this August! Although Congress is out of session until early September, the August recess is a time when your members may be more accessible than ever. Many members travel back to their home states or...

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 17:15

As our nation mourns the lives lost in the mass shooting in Orlando last weekend and we remember the lives lost in previous mass shootings, we must mobilize together to call for much-needed gun safety reform. Episcopalians around the country are...

Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 19:00

Faith and Citizenship outlines the many ways in which your voice can be heard by legislators and policymakers and gives helpful hints for state and federal advocacy.

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