Domestic Poverty



August 13, 2020

For everyone, the voting process varies for every state and territory, so every person should check with your local Board of Elections office for voting information especially regarding any changes due to COVID-19. To find your local Board of Elections office, enter...

July 3, 2019

One year ago, thousands of Episcopalians gathered in Austin, Texas for the 79th General Convention. Since that time, the Office of Government Relations (OGR) has continued its work representing The Episcopal Church’s official policies to Congress and the Administration. We are eager to share a...

June 15, 2018

The Episcopal Church is engaging with the Poor People's Campaign and the A.C.T. to End Racism campaign and rally.

Below are Episcopal Church policy highlights that intersect with this campaign. This is just a sample of policies from General Convention and Executive Council that could be...

May 9, 2018

By: Jack Cobb, Domestic and Environmental Policy Advisor

Updated May 8, 2018: The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as "the farm bill," is one of the most important pieces of legislation that Congress develops, and the programs under it have a national and global impact. As occurs roughly every five years, Congress is in the...

May 1, 2018

By: Jericho Road, Diocese of Louisiana

Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative successfully met the following goals of our Healthy Living for Low-Income Familiesprogram in an effort to bring educational and experiential opportunities for healthy living habits to low-income families in Central City, New Orleans:


February 23, 2018

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Poor People’s Campaign organized by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968, the Episcopal Church is teaming with ecumenical partners including the National Council of Churches into action, ministry, and official relationship with the 2018 Poor...

December 17, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] In his new video, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry reminds us to pray, fast and act this Advent and Christmas, in support of good policies that provide opportunities for and respect the dignity of people struggling with poverty.

This month, we...

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...

May 17, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a joint statement calling for prayer, fasting and advocacy.

The statement, For...

April 25, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta press release] The Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia, or ECF, has announced $26,000 in anti-hunger grants from proceeds of its 33rd Annual Hunger Walk/Run, held in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and local faith...


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The Episcopal Church and the ELCA continue our united call to Pray, Fast, and Act in support of

The Episcopal Church and The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America continue our united call to

The presiding bishops of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America cal

The presiding bishops of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America cal

There is a wonderful book that was published some years ago titled “Eat, Pray, Love.” I want to

Jubilee Ministries, created by an act of General Convention in 1983, encourage a ministry of joi

Jubilee Ministries, created by an act of General Convention in 1983, encourage a ministry of joi



Strategic Response by the Episcopal Church to the Summit on Domestic Poverty

Housing is generally considered affordable if it costs no more than 30% of a household’s income.


We deliver services through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional off

The National Senior Citizens Law Center’s principal mission is to protect the rights of low-inco

RCRC brings the moral power of religious communities to ensure reproductive choice through educa

This organization embraces a wide range of activities that promote and support the community ser

This nonprofit, ecumenical Christian organization is dedicated to eliminating substandard housin

We are un–housed and housed people called by God into Christian community and ministry for the p

A nonprofit organization started in 1983, ECS helps homeless, disabled and very low-income adult

A primary commitment of the EUC is to articulate a vision of a Church without racism, a Church f

Seeks to inspire, nurture, and affirm those who serve the unique needs of the people of Appalach