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Through the Public Advocacy Ministry of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches we...

· empower people of faith, through education and skill-building, to make a difference for the common good in the public square;

· advocate on behalf of the Council's member church bodies before Pennsylvania's legislative and administrative branches of government.

Please join us in helping to build a more just society!

Public Advocacy is one of several ministries of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches. To learn more about the Council, visit the main website at www.pachurches.org.

Priority Issues

The Council has adopted the following top two priorities for the 2013-2014 legislative session:

· Human Needs, which includes housing, food, energy, and health care—those things needed to create a decent life

· Environment, including climate change, clean air and water, toxic chemicals reform, and better regulation of oil and gas drilling

For a full list of the Council’s advocacy issues, Principles for Public Advocacy, and resolutions, click here.