Ending Poverty

We advocate for policies that aim to help those living in poverty to meet their basic needs, both in the U.S. and internationally. We advocate for development assistance and humanitarian relief, access to healthcare, and federal support for education. We are committed to a strong social safety net for the most vulnerable Americans.

 

Urge Congress to Invest in Children and Working Families

Support the Raise the Wage Act!

Support robust funding for American Indian and Alaska Native Programs

Social Safety Net

We support policy solutions that ensure programs such as Medicare/Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Social Security will be able to support the elderly, disabled, and those who would otherwise not be able to meet their basic needs.

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Urge support for social safety net programs

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Healthcare

We advocate for universal and equitable access to adequate medical care regardless of gender or financial status. The Episcopal Church also encourages and advocates for legislation, programs, and services related to improving maternal mental and physical health and infant development; as well providing the best possible health care to veterans.

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Help address the opioid crisis, support the CARE Act!

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Global Health

The Episcopal Church supports the rights of all people around the world to lead healthy, meaningful lives. In particular, we are dedicated to shattering the silence, stigma, and discrimination that plagues the 36.7 million people living with HIV or AIDS around the world. We continue to push for investment in effective prevention and treatment. We partner with Anglicans to push for the end of malaria, TB, and other diseases that impact those living in poverty.

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Support the Global Health Security Act!

We partnered with ONE to equip parishes with the advocacy tools they need to engage World AIDS Day on December 1st, 2018.

Our voices, joined with the millions of other ONE members, can change the realities of poverty, hunger, corruption, and disease that deprive too many of their God-given dignity.

Sign up to get your parish involved: www.one.org/faith

Humanitarian Assistance

The Episcopal Church advocates for sufficient financial support for humanitarian crises around the world and works towards improved access and delivery of humanitarian assistance. We urge governments and institutions to undertake sustainable development, push for gender equality, and promote peace and human rights.

A Season of Justice Engagement: The Poor People's Campaign

The Episcopal Church is engaging with the Poor People's Campaign and the A.C.T. to End Racism campaign and rally. Partnerships with these initiatives provide opportunities to articulate the message that The Episcopal Church supports work aimed at our common goal--a vision of Jesus' loving, liberating and life-giving movement.

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