How many times have you read an article in the paper or watched a news story and wished there was something you could do? With the Episcopal Public Policy Network, you can. Senators and Representatives care about what you, their constituent, think about a particular issue. Whether you feel passionately about environmental protection, HIV/AIDS funding, or education, you can make your voice heard on Capitol Hill. Advocacy can happen at many different levels. The Episcopal Public Policy Network is specifically focused (by General Convention) on federal advocacy. We do have a number of state affiliates that work on state level legislation.


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September 12, 2014
Congress is back (briefly), the Obama Administration delays executive action but increases family detention, refugee resettlement funding needs, and updates from the border, all in this month’s newsletter. Advocacy Calendar Administrative Update Legislative Update Resources Advocacy Calendar It is an election year- Whether your members of Congress are running for...
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July 30, 2014
It was the end of the arctic summer when Charlie first showed me the cracks in the tundra. Charlie is a hunter in the Arctic Village of Alaska, a Gwich’in settlement so remote that it can only be reached by plane. I am a policy analyst for The Episcopal Church, and was visiting Charlie’s village to reconnect with the Gwich’in community, a native people with whom The Episcopal...
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July 2, 2014
Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- July 2014 Humanitarian crisis at the southern border edition: background, updates, and resources Advocacy Calendar Background Administrative Update Resources Advocacy Calendar Look for an EPPN alert next week and more items to come as the situation at the border continues to evolve Want to take action in support of refugees and...
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June 25, 2014
  TESTIMONY OF ALEXANDER D. BAUMGARTEN AND KATIE CONWAY ON BEHALF OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH[1] JUNE 25, 2014   We thank Representative Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Ranking Member Conyers for the opportunity to submit this testimony. Today we express our concern for the violence in Central America pushing tens of thousands of vulnerable immigrant children to...
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June 4, 2014
Immigration Advocacy Network Newsletter- June 2014 President Obama delays the DHS review of immigration enforcement policies; Congress heads home for June recess; National Refugee Advocacy week begins and the rise in unaccompanied immigrant children continues     Advocacy Calendar Legislative and Administrative Updates Immigration in the News Resources   Advocacy...