March 6, 2014
Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter: Winter, 2014
It’s a new year, but where does immigration reform stand? I sit down with Bishop Michael Curry of the Diocese of North Carolina to discuss the state of play; The Episcopal Church submits testimony to the Senate Judiciary committee in support of humanitarian relief for Syrian refugees; and much more below in this month’s...
March 5, 2014
EPPN LENTEN SERIES:
SUPPORTING PEACE IN THE LAND OF THE HOLY ONE
An Ash Wednesday Reflection from
Alexander D. Baumgarten
Director of Justice and Advocacy Ministries for The Episcopal Church
“All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.” -- 2 Corinthians 5: 18
Dear Fellow Advocates,
Today begins Lent and...
February 19, 2014
SKILLS Visa Act H.R. 2131
Sponsor: Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA-49), introduced on May 23, 2013
Passage: Since its introduction, the bill was referred to the House Judiciary and the House...
January 30, 2014
For many of us, this Sunday’s Super Bowl represents a few hours of reprieve from work, responsibilities, and perhaps even diets, as we settle on the couch with friends and family to watch one of our nation’s most-celebrated sporting events. Tragically, perpetrators of the abhorrent and licentious criminal industry of human trafficking have seized on Super Bowl weekend and added a...
November 18, 2013
You are in a position to accomplish powerful advocacy for critical nutrition programs right now. The Farm Bill, an omnibus bill that dictates funding for food, farm, and nutrition programs over the next five years, is currently being conferenced by a committee of senators and representatives. This means that over the next few weeks, these members of Congress will work out the differences between...