ELCA Advocacy Action Center
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Comment by Sept 23 on new SNAP hunger rule
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rule that would eliminate an estimated 3.1 million children, families, disabled and older adults from access to SNAP benefits.
Peace Not Walls - August
Tell Congress to Affirm Your Right to Responsible Stewardship
Renew Child Nutrition Reauthorization this year!
Our congregations, ministries and members have seen first-hand the important place of the Summer Meal Program in fighting childhood hunger. Therefore, we urge renewal of child nutritional programs on a firmer foundation.
Support Affordable Housing and Homeless Programs
Addressing the root causes of the affordable housing crisis helps ministries dedicated to solutions that create safe shelter, put more food on the table for low-income families, and help end homelessness.
Support Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem
Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) and the other members of the East Jerusalem Hospital Network (EJHN) need our help to continue their life-saving health care ministries in the Holy Land.
Support the Equality Act!
The House has passed the Equality Act (H.R. 5). The bill would add "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the classes protected against discrimination by the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Take action to secure funding for humane and just immigration system
Migrants should not be penalized for seeking a safer and better future for them and their families.
Urge Congress to pass the Global Fragility Act
A bipartisan group of lawmakers have recently introduced the Global Fragility Act of 2019, seeking to improve the capacity of the United States government to identify and address root causes of violent conflicts around the world.
Urge Congress to support the Keeping Girls in Schools Act!
A bipartisan group of lawmakers have recently introduced the Keeping Girls in School Act of 2019, a bill designed to ensure that U.S. foreign assistance programs address the barriers preventing millions of girls around the world from attaining education.
Peace Not Walls - July
Israel's occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan, and blockade of Gaza, remain firmly in place, despite UN resolutions calling on Israel to withdraw from territories it occupied in the 1967 War.