ELCA Advocacy Action Center
Please select an Action Alert to take action on vital issues affecting our communities right now.
Senate support to Keep Women and Girls Safe Globally
A bipartisan group of Senators has recently introduced the Keeping Women and Girls Safe from the Start Act of 2021(S.765).
Support Affordable Housing and Homeless Funding
Urge Congress to Pass a Budget with Strong Homeless and Affordable Housing Programs.
Indian Boarding School truth and healing needed
Today, join religious and Indigenous leaders' call for Congress to advance a new commission and study on the devastating legacy of Indian Boarding Schools and develop meaningful steps to heal moving forward.
Peace Not Walls - November
Tell the President: Be more direct with Israel that increased settlement activity will have consequences.
Safety for Our At-Risk Neighbors in Afghanistan
As the United States withdraws from Afghanistan, Afghan nationals who cooperated with the U.S. military, independent journalists, dissidents, local nongovernmental organization staff and other vulnerable groups are at risk of retaliatory action.
Support Advancing a Reparations Study and Commission
The House of Representatives has advanced through committee H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act. Lawmakers have the chance to push for a vote on the House floor now.
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 Immigration Reforms and Citizenship Path for Immigrants
After decades of missed opportunities, Congress is on the verge of passing immigration reforms, including a pathway to earn citizenship.
Support peace with justice in Palestine and Israel
Urge President Biden to deliver a message to Israel: it must halt the illegal removal of East Jerusalem families from their homes
Support the Equality Act
The House has passed the bipartisan Equality Act, a bill that would add sexual orientation and gender identity alongside race, gender, religion, national origin, age, and disability. Now the Senate must act.
Support the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
Join faith leaders in contacting Congress to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R.4).
Take action to help end HIV and AIDS today
On December 1, we join our global ecumenical, interfaith and civic partners in observing World AIDS Day. It is a time to be mindful of our siblings who have been impacted by HIV and AIDS, and to take meaningful action to reduce this plight worldwide.
Urge Housing in Infrastructure Discussions
This fall, as Congress continues to work on a historic new infrastructure package, it is an opportune moment to encourage our lawmakers to support greater access to affordable housing.
Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is an essential tool in combating gender-based crimes, including domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and other forms of violence against women.