Government Relations


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 behalf of the Liberian community, we write to bring to...

January 26, 2010

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20500

Secretary Janet Napolitano U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528

Dear President Obama and Secretary Napolitano:

As members of the Interfaith Immigration...

January 26, 2010

The Honorable Timothy Geithner Secretary of the Treasury

Dear Mr. Secretary:

We are grateful for the US government’s efforts to date to mobilize emergency assistance for disaster relief in Haiti.

We are writing today to bring to your attention two specific steps that we...

January 22, 2010

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500

Dear Mr. President:

As senior leaders of major communities of faith, we express our appreciation for the strong leadership you demonstrated at the international climate negotiations in...

January 19, 2010

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator,

As communities and people of faith, we are called to protect and serve God’s great Creation and work for justice for all of God’s people. We believe that the United States must take all appropriate and available actions to...

January 13, 2010

The Honorable Hillary Clinton U.S. Department of State Washington, DC 20520

The Honorable Janet Napolitano U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, DC 20528

Dear Secretary Clinton and Secretary Napolitano,

On behalf of Refugee Council USA, a coalition of 25 U...

September 8, 2009

A group of Episcopal bishops plan to travel to Washington, D.C., the week of September 14 to lobby on Capitol Hill in support of health-care reform.

The group, "Bishops Working for a Just World," seeks universal heath-care coverage and solutions to domestic and global poverty and the...

August 27, 2009

Honorable Members of Congress United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Senator,

We, the undersigned faith based leaders and organizations, join together to urge you to cosponsor the Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Skills Act of 2009 (S...

August 17, 2009

Dear Conferee:

We write, on behalf of the civil rights, religious, professional, civic, and educational groups below, to urge you to retain the Senate-passed hate crime provisions in the final version of this legislation – without the adopted language on the death penalty and mandatory...

August 10, 2009

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Department of Health and Human Services Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attn: Part 34 NPRM Comments 1600 Clifton Road, NE., MS E-03 Atlanta, GA 30333 USA Re. Docket No. CDC-2008-0001...