Comment by March 16 on new HUD Fair Housing rule
We apologize, but the action alert you are attempting to access is no longer active. Comments to HUD will close on March 16, and ELCA Advocacy is currently processing letters to send to the department.
If you would like to submit a comment before end of day March 16, send comments to via the HUD portal at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/01/14/2020-00234/affirmatively-furthering-fair-housing
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Advocate for Sensitive U.S. Asylum Policy and an End to Title 42
Restoring Asylum at the U.S.-Mexico Border must include dismantling outdated Title 42. (Posted 7/28/2022)
Support an Afghan Adjustment Act
Congress must act now to pass the Afghan Adjustment Act to ensure Afghans seeking to make the United States their home can apply to become lawful permanent residents after one year.
Please Support the people of Burma (Myanmar)
On February 1, 2021, the military of Burma (also known as Myanmar) launched a coup that overthrew the country's democratically elected government.
Advance Reparations Study Commission through White House
Faith and racial justice partners are calling for President Biden to establish a commission to study reparations, modeled on the principles of H.R. 40. (Posted 6/17/2022)
Support Affordable Housing and Homeless Funding in FY23 Budget
Tell Congress: Prioritize housing and homeless programs in the FY23 federal budget [Posted: 6/14/2022]
Support the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States Act
Urge Congress to Vote on the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States Act
Support Efforts to End War in Yemen
Urge your representative to support the Yemen War Powers Resolution [Posted 6/28/22]
PNW - September 2022
Urge the Biden Administration to Hold Israel Accountable for Violations of International Law. [Posted 9/16/22]
Support Disaster Relief and Prevention
Many of us in the U.S. and across the world either have experienced, or are experiencing, the effects of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Our institutions and public policies to be better prepared for this ongoing reality.
Support the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
Join faith leaders in contacting Congress to pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
Good news for the Global Fight Against Malnutrition
Chronic malnutrition of children under 5 years has decreased between 1990 and 2020, from 253 million to 144 million globally. U.S. investments and other poverty-reducing multilateral efforts have contributed greatly. [updated 9/23/22]