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February 4, 2009

During his campaign, President Obama spoke of the need to stop the so-called "Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)," a Uganda-based rebel group that has been active in South Sudan and other parts of the region for more than two decades Over the...

February 4, 2009

The Honorable Barack Obama President The United States of America 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington , D.C. 20016 Dear Mr. President: As religious leaders, we express our deepest appreciation for your complete,...

January 27, 2009

January 27, 2009 President Barack Hussein Obama The White House Washington, DC 20270 Dear Mr. President: We write as Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious leaders of the National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in...

January 26, 2009

UPDATE 1/30/09: The Senate passed SCIP 66-32 today including the provisions to grant access to children of legal immigrants. The bill is expected to be on the president’s desk sometime next week. Last week, by an overwhelming...

January 26, 2009

“If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday. You shall be called repairer of the breach and restorer of streets to live...

January 22, 2009

Dear Senator/Representative: Thank you for working on an economic recovery package that will directly support those who are affected most by this recession – poor and middle income households. As representatives of the interfaith...

January 15, 2009

Members of the United States Congress Washington D.C. 20510 Dear Member of Congress, The needs of our nation’s most vulnerable members become increasingly critical as job losses escalate and states face dwindling revenue. The...

January 14, 2009

I hope you had a pleasant New Year's celebration and a Joyous Epiphany! 2009 and the 111th Congress are off to a running start here in Washington, DC. We have a few announcements and updates for you before we jump into our regular schedule...

January 14, 2009

Domestic Policy Health Care Reform: Several coalitions of faith groups, unions, think tanks, and social policy advocates have been formed to provide principles for achieving comprehensive health care reform that provides universal...

January 13, 2009

Dear President-elect Obama (or Member of Congress): As communities of faith, we are grounded in a shared vision of justice and compassion. We are called to be good stewards of God’s good Earth and work for justice for all of God’s...

January 13, 2009

Mr. Samuel Witten, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State Ms. Barbara Strack, Chief of the Refugee Affairs Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department...

January 12, 2009

President-Elect Barack Obama John C. Kluczynski Federal Office Building 230 South Dearborn Street Chicago, Illinois 60604 Dear President-Elect Obama: As community leaders and organizations dedicated to serving and advocating on...

January 9, 2009

  The Honorable Barack Obama President-elect Presidential Transition Team 451 6th St., NW Washington, DC 20001     Dear President-elect Obama:     We appreciate and value...

January 6, 2009

Because of the continuing siege in Gaza and its devastating toll, we are doing a second alert regarding the Middle East. We are asking that you send the Presiding Bishop's statement of January 5th to your Member of Congress. The 111th...

December 28, 2008

The Honorable George W. Bush President of the United States The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, During your presidency, we have often written to you, both recognizing the important steps you have taken...

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