Civic Action


October 12, 2004

Get Out The Vote Only 20 days remain until Election Day. Now that you are registered to vote, it’s time to engage democracy and participate in this year’s election activities.

Vote Absentee or Vote Early If you know you are not going to be able to vote in person on Election Day, be...

September 22, 2004

Voting is our chance to exercise a right for which many in this country and around the world fought and died. Yet according to the Census Bureau,in our 2000 Election 1 in 5 voters were too busy to vote and only 55% of the voting age population voted.

So we hope this election year you...

February 26, 2003

Eleven Episcopal bishops, representing six New England states, have issued a Pastoral Letter on the Environment, 'To Serve Christ in All Creation,' calling on more than 250,000 Episcopalians to protect, restore and repair creation.

The letter is being mailed to all Episcopalians in...

November 5, 2002

Episcopalians are being urged to contact their senators and representatives about passing a three-year reauthorization for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program.

TANF is the primary funding source for states to assist those moving from welfare to self-sufficiency....

May 9, 2002

With comprehensive hate crimes bills just a few days away from appearing on the Senate's agenda, more than 130 Episcopal clergy have signed a letter calling on Congress to pass legislation to fight hate crimes in the United States. The letter in support of the Local Law Enforcement Enhancement...