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We don’t send a bulletin often, but there are some exciting opportunities on the horizon, and we want to make sure our ELCA Advocacy Network has the information!

HAFsThe application process is underway for 2021-22 ELCA Hunger Advocacy Fellowships! Do you (or someone you know) have the drive to help build ELCA World Hunger capacity to end hunger by deepening and expanding Lutheran advocacy efforts in synods, coalitions and networks? ELCA Hunger Advocacy Fellowships are a great opportunity. Start date for the 12-month position is September 2021. All positions are on the ELCA Job Board.

Promotion of the ELCA Hunger Advocacy Fellowship process is available from @ELCAadvocacy on Facebook and Twitter as well.

organizing and advocacy“Organizing and Advocacy: Eco-justice and Sustainability in Infrastructure” will offer training and current insights for people passionate about a more just world. With pressing awareness of change needed for livable and sustainable communities, and with policy discussion on infrastructure shaping that change, join us to inform what you can do. 

This event is presented by ELCA advocacy staff and the Organizing for Mission Network. The Organizing for Mission Cohort uses the arts and skills of community organizing to develop and redevelop gospel-centric communities that act for the sake of the world. Shaped by the ELCA’s social teaching documents and the experiences of its congregations, ministries and partners, the ELCA advocates to end world hunger and stand up for policies that create opportunities to overcome poverty, promote peace and dignity, preserve God’s creation and promote racial and gender justice. Expertise from both networks will come together in this presentation and expand our capacity to respond to the challenges of our times. 

Promotion of “Organizing and Advocacy: Ecojustice and Sustainability in Infrastructure” can be shared from @ELCAadvocacy on Facebook and Twitter.

summer schoolPut on your radar the forthcoming Advocacy Summer School presented by ELCA advocacy staff in collaboration with ELCA Peace Not Walls. In a fresh format, five skill-building and issue-informing virtual sessions are planned on Wednesdays beginning at 2 p.m. EDT. Pick 1 or take all 5! Each is presented in 30 minutes, followed by an optional 15-minute Q&A time.

  • August 11 – What is faith-based advocacy?
  • August 18 – How do I approach policy makers?
  • August 25 – How do I use media for impact?
  • September 1 – Let’s talk: About the Holy Land
  • September 8 – Let’s talk: About immigration

Registration details will be promoted in ELCA Advocacy Connections and @ELCAadvocacy social media.


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