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April 23, 2010

  Dear Representative: As communities of faith who have worked for decades to fix our broken health care system, we write to thank you for your recent vote in favor of health care reform legislation. Opportunities to...

April 22, 2010

Your voice is needed now to support a renewed American leadership for peace in the Holy Land. Over the past several weeks, numerous media reports have spotlighted the new energy in the Obama Administration for working toward a peace...

April 14, 2010

Earth Day provides the world with an opportunity to focus on our planet as a unique, bountiful gift. It helps us remember that we must continue to protect our air, water, and natural resources so that generations to come may enjoy this...

April 14, 2010

  To Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, We write to you as people of faith, on behalf of the communities, members and volunteers we represent. During these tough economic times, too many Americans are only one job...

April 12, 2010

Honorable Members of Congress United States Congress Washington, D.C. Dear Member, We, the undersigned organizations, join together to urge you to co-sponsor the Haitian Emergency Life Protection Act of 2010 (The H.E.L.P. Act...

April 9, 2010

  Dear Senator, We urge you to take up the extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Emergency Fund as soon as you return from recess. Last week the House passed an extension through the end of FY2011 as...

April 5, 2010

Dear Mr. President, As leaders of major Christian faith communities in America we write to express our strong support for your Administration’s bold efforts to restart negotiations aimed at a just and lasting peace in the Holy Land...

March 29, 2010

  Dear Senator, Our religious traditions and scriptures affirm the inherent dignity of all human beings. All of us are called to help our brothers and sisters in need. Last week, the Senate failed to take an important step to...

March 25, 2010

As we've talked during Lent about things done and left undone, Episcopal Church policy, and immigration in the context of family unity a recurring theme is the need for our immigration laws to be adjusted, updated, changed. In...

March 19, 2010

So, who are refugees? Well, according to the 1951 Refugee Convention they are specific groups of people who cannot rely on their own government for protection and fear persecution because of race, religion, nationality, membership of a...

March 16, 2010

"Let us not delay health care justice any longer. This is your moment for political courage, vision, leadership and faith. We urge you to take heart and move meaningful health care reform forward." --Religious Leaders'...

February 20, 2010

Dear Cosponsors of Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (H.R. 4321), As organizations committed to ensuring that refugees and asylum seekers are treated fairly and humanely as they seek...

February 16, 2010

Greetings from snowy Washington, DC. If you're wondering why you haven't heard from us in a few weeks, it's because we, like nearly everyone, have been digging out from two historic back-to-back blizzards. Most offices in Washington,...

February 7, 2010

The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: As community, religious, and faith-based organizations dedicated to serving and advocating on...

January 28, 2010

As communities of faith united by our common religious traditions and values of justice and compassion, we see the latest unemployment numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor as a call to action. It is abundantly clear that the...

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