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January 30, 2014

For many of us, this Sunday’s Super Bowl represents a few hours of reprieve from work, responsibilities, and perhaps even diets, as we settle on the couch with friends and family to watch one of our nation’s most-celebrated sporting events. Tragically, perpetrators of the abhorrent and...

November 17, 2013

You are in a position to accomplish powerful advocacy for critical nutrition programs right now. The Farm Bill, an omnibus bill that dictates funding for food, farm, and nutrition programs over the next five years, is currently being conferenced by a committee of senators and representatives....

November 14, 2013

With only a few days left in the legislative calendar and House leadership stating that they will not address immigration reform this year, now is the time to contact your Representative and tell them exactly what type of immigration reform you would like to see.

There have been several...

November 4, 2013

Immigration Action Newsletter

August recess is over and Congress is back!  Where des CIR stand? What can we do to keep up the pressure in October? Upcoming advocacy opportunities, legislative updates and more below!

Advocacy Calendar CIR and Legislative Update State Update...

October 11, 2013

Compassion should never be criminalized, but there is an immigration bill in the House of Representatives that would do just that, placing immigrant and non-immigrant members of our communities at risk.

If enacted, the SAFE Act would criminalize religious leaders, lay leaders, and...

September 30, 2013

Immigration Action Newsletter

August recess is over and Congress is back!  Where does CIR stand? What can we do to keep up the pressure in October? Upcoming advocacy opportunities, legislative updates and more below!

Advocacy Calendar CIR and Legislative Update Immigration in the...

September 27, 2013

Dear Senator/Representative:

As leaders of faith communities and organizations comprising millions of people from all walks of life across our nation, we are deeply concerned by the completely avoidable budget and financial crises we are fast approaching as a nation.

Though...

September 26, 2013

Affirming our belief that health has both physical and spiritual components, we urge you, on behalf of The Episcopal Church, to support The Church Health Plan Act of 2013 (S 1164). The Church is committed to establishing a system that provides quality, cost effective, health care services for...

September 18, 2013

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September 18, 2013

At Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence, Episcopalians will come together to renew their commitment to the Gospel call to make peace in a world of violence. Through deep conversation, prayer, and skill-building the event will...

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