Public Policy


October 19, 2020

A diverse group of Christian leaders from the Circle of Protection released a video of Democratic presidential nominee, Vice President Joe Biden. The release of the video comes on the heels of the first 2020 general election presidential debate, in which no questions were asked about the...

June 25, 2020

Do you wonder how you can add your voice to the issues that you care about as an Episcopalian—issues ranging from Creation Care to Covid-19 responses in Indigenous communities? Sign up for the Office of Government Relations' Action Alerts. You can also download the Vote Faithfully: Election...

October 30, 2018

By: Alan Yarborough, Communications Coordinator and Office Manager

The election is a week away, Congress is in recess, but our advocacy work continues. Every day, all of us in the Office of Government Relations continue to educate and equip Episcopalians to carry out advocacy for the Church based on the policies of General Convention and Executive Council. ...

October 25, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

In case you missed it, here is a review of week 1 of our campaign to Get to Know the Office of Government Relations!

How well do you know the Office of Government Relations and The Episcopal Public Policy Network? We’re kicking off a 5-week campaign to Get to Know OGR, beginning with...

April 4, 2018

By: he Office of Government Relations

Thank you for your engagement over the first three months of 2018! In this Spring newsletter, you'll find updates from recent advocacy and some new opportunities for engagement! In addition to ongoing advocacy, we look forward to 2018 elections this fall and re-releasing voter engagement...

January 18, 2018

The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations has developed a five-week Civil Discourse Curriculum, focusing on civil discourse and designed for reflection, consideration and discussion.

“The Civil Discourse Curriculum was created as a resource to help folks understand and practice...

January 11, 2018

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry has issued the following statement on Human Trafficking.

As we observe National Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2018, it is important that we recognize trafficking in persons is a crime that goes against the most basic...

January 11, 2018

El Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal Michael B. Curry ha emitido la siguiente declaración sobre la trata de personas.

Mientras conmemoramos a nivel nacional el mes de la concientización sobre la trata de personas de 2018 es importante reconocer que el tráfico de...

October 18, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] In the next year, the Secretary of Homeland Security must decide whether or not to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to approximately 320,000 individuals. TPS is a temporary immigration status provided to nationals of certain countries...

October 10, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Congress has allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. The failure to reauthorize this program threatens the health of 9 million children and pregnant women as well as the positive financial trajectory and stability of their...



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