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October 2, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The U.S. and its international partners are currently preparing for the December 2015 United Nations climate conference, and a key component of these negotiations is the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The poorest countries are often the most severely...

September 22, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] This month, U.S. Congress is reviewing legislation that governs the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act. This Act affects millions of low-income children on a daily basis, offering them access to free or reduced-price nutritious meals that...

September 15, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] More than 4 million Syrians have been forced from their home due to the conflict in Syria that is now in its fourth year, and according to the UNHCR the number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide has reached its highest...

August 17, 2015

Welcome to the Domestic Policy Action Network (DPAN), your go-to news primer for current domestic issues related to Episcopal Church policy and advocacy organized by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society! This bimonthly newsletter includes an overview of...

June 18, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Each year, communities across the globe observe June 20th as World Refugee Day. This annual event offers the international community an opportunity to hold in our collective hearts those fleeing violence and seeking peace, while also...

June 4, 2015

June is full of events leading up to World Refugee Day - do not miss out on these opportunities to learn more about current refugee crises, raise your voice in support of protection and resettlement for refugees, and celebrate the contributions of immigrants and refugees.

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May 29, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network press release] In April, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal. This earthquake and the aftershocks that followed have led to an ongoing humanitarian crisis in the country. One of the poorest countries in the world, Nepal is now in desperate need of...

May 6, 2015

Welcome to the Domestic Policy Action Network (DPAN), your go-to news primer for current domestic issues related to Episcopal Church policy and advocacy organized by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society! This bimonthly newsletter includes legislative updates on the federal budget...

May 6, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Human trafficking is the global trade in persons through the recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, and/or obtaining a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. According to the...

April 8, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Globally, an estimated one-in-three women will experience physical, sexual and psychological abuse in their lifetime. At its core, this global epidemic is fueled by traditions, beliefs, and practices that view women less-than-equal to men....

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