Millennium Development Goals

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October 1, 2007

Pentecost Membership Drive Comes to an End – CONGRATULATIONS! We had a great summer – the EPPN now has more than 20,000 members and is creeping up on 21,000. We had more members involved in recruiting people to join the EPPN than in any other year. Thank you for your efforts. This means...

September 19, 2007

More than two hundred adults, youth and children participated in a day-long training summit at Church of St. John the Evangelist in St. Paul, Minnesota, September 15 to equip individuals and congregations to support the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

"What's Your Point 2007? -- A...

September 17, 2007

Thank you all very much for the opportunity to share this time with you.  I want to say at the outset how much I value the partnership of Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), and how deeply essential your work is in informing the Episcopal Church’s public-policy advocacy in Washington.

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August 7, 2007

The Episcopal Church and its faith partners in Washington support farm-bill reform that would: (1) Restructure U.S. commodity-payment programs to ensure that they help small and medium sized farmers who rely on the land to provide for their families; (2) Reduce trade-distorting subsidies that...

August 1, 2007

As Congress heads home for its traditional August Recess, below is an update on many of the legislative initiatives you care about and have taken action on during the past several months. Thank you for all of your hard work!

MAJOR POLICY INITIATIVEFarm Bill: The legislation governs many...

July 16, 2007

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House Washington, DC 20515

Dear Madam Speaker:

We write as leaders of Christian denominations and faith-based advocacy organizations working for a U.S. farm bill that strengthens rural communities at home and around the world. As the House...

June 21, 2007

Episcopalians from as far away as Alaska, Hoosier community leaders and ecumenical partners gathered for an intensive look at the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, June 15-16 in Indianapolis. The event was sponsored and organized by Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis in...

May 31, 2007

Hellen Grace Akwii Wangusa has dedicated years of her life to helping the world become a better place.

Wangusa understands firsthand the potential impact of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), having served as the United Nations Africa coordinator of the MDGs.

Mostly, Wangusa...

May 23, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Task Force has awarded $4,100 in grants to six congregations to support efforts that aim to achieve the MDGs in Minnesota, Haiti, Rwanda and Uganda.

 

The announcement was made by letter to the congregations...

May 3, 2007

In the weeks leading up to Mothers' Day, Americans committed to the fight against global poverty are coming together to urge President Bush to launch a bold new initiative to bring access to education to orphans and vulnerable children around the world. You may have read about it, or seen it on...

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