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).
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)
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Restoring Asylum at the U.S.-Mexico Border must include dismantling outdated Title 42.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)
Peace Not Walls - July
Your advocacy is crucial to encourage the U.S. government to support Augusta Victoria Hospital by helping to cover its cancer treatment costs for Palestinian patients from the West Bank and Gaza.
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.
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 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.
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 Efforts to End War in Yemen
Urge your representative to support the Yemen War Powers Resolution [Posted 6/28/22]
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
Support 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. Investments by the United States and other poverty-reducing multilateral efforts have contributed greatly to this progress.
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