ELCA Advocacy Action Center
Please select an Action Alert to take action on vital issues affecting our communities right now.
Take Action on the Next Coronavirus Supplemental Bill
Congress is considering a new supplemental package to address the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Augusta Victoria Hospital Update
Members of Congress, especially U.S. senators, must be asked to release the allocated funds for AVH and the other hospital in Jerusalem on a humanitarian basis in order to save lives
Peace Not Walls - November
Tell Congress: The United States should not contribute to or benefit from increased militarization in the Middle East!
Press for American Dream and Promise Act
The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has issued a decision in Ramos v. Wolf, the preeminent legal challenge to the termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for people from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan.
Reauthorize VAWA including Strong Provisions for Native Women
VAWA funds shelters and crisis centers, supports a national hotline for victims, and trains law enforcement to better investigate violence against women and offer support to survivors.
Support Efforts to Prevent Child and Maternal Deaths
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation to reduce the number of child and maternal deaths globally.
Support the NO BAN Act
New travel restrictions placed on additional countries as introduced on Jan. 31 by the Trump administration compel us to speak out.
Take action on Family Detention
There are 23 asylum-seeking families that are at risk of fast-tracked deportation during the holidays.
Take Action on Policing Reform
House and Senate members have introduced urgent and meaningful policing reforms, and we can raise our voices in support of these needed reforms.
Take action to prevent an eviction crisis
Compounding circumstances are shaping a potential near-future eviction crisis in our communities that must be prevented.
Update: Move protections for women and girls in humanitarian crises forward
For a long time, the international community failed to effectively prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the onset of humanitarian emergencies. Initiatives such as Safe from the Start have moved this issue at the forefront of humanitarian work.