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.
Ask HUD to uphold gender protections at shelters
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has proposed a new rule that could decrease shelter access and increase the risk of homelessness for transgender and non-binary people in our communities.
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
Ensure lasting protection for young adults known as Dreamers
Legislation would provide conditional permanent resident status and a roadmap to eventual U.S. citizenship for these young people.
Peace Not Walls - July
Tell Senators: U.S. taxpayers must not be complicit in annexation
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 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.
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.
Urge Congress to enhance global health security
Since a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives introduced the Global Health Security Act of 2019 (H.R. 2166), legislation that will revitalize U.S. government commitment to advancing global health security, the need for its passage has only increased.