Advocacy

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:00

Please review the following new and revised resources to carry out your faith and live into your responsibilities living in community with others. Faith and Citizenship Guide for Advocacy An updated version of our Faith and Citizenship Guide for...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 11:00

Election season is upon us in the U.S., and now is the time to make sure you – and those in your community – are ready. This year, many states have updated how voters can cast their ballot with no-excuse absentee ballots, early voting, and other...

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 09:45

Advocacy Through A Coronavirus Lens The coronavirus pandemic has changed life for everyone around the world, but for those of us working in the Office of Government Relations, a surprising amount of our work has remained unchanged. We continue to...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 13:15

9 actions you can take today to learn about and address police violence in your communities Recently, The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council passed resolutions addressing the issue of police violence and police reform, and reaffirmed General...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 08:00

Originally posted 2 April 2020 Introduction It can be tempting to think that the fear-inducing, hyper-partisan, misleading, and outright false content pervasive today is an exclusively modern problem. Yet for thousands of years, our Jewish and...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11:45

We write to you to share news about the ongoing work of the Office of Government Relations. Things have changed dramatically over the past few months, but in many ways, our work continues much the same, although with greater urgency and intensity....

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 15:30

Event sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago's Antiracism Commission Remarks below by Rebecca Linder Blachly, director, Office of Government Relations For full coverage of the event and information on other panelists see Episcopal News...

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 14:30

The Episcopal Church recognizes that, “human migration has always been part of the human condition.” As Christians, we remember the call in both Hebrew and Christian Scriptures to welcome the stranger, building stronger and more diverse community...

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 11:00

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) has upended life for hundreds of millions of Americans. The country now confronts a massive public health crisis that will take the lives of far too many. The pandemic has already proven...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 13:00

The Office of Government Relations appreciates your work and advocacy as members of the Episcopal Public Policy Network. While the EPPN, the Church’s grassroots advocacy network, normally engages in weekly action, the pace of legislation and...

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