Category Archives: Take Action

Urge the Senate to Pass the Drinking Water Safety and Infrastructure Act

From the Coalition on Human Needs (http://www.chn.org): Lana, a single mother with three children, discovered that her one-year old twins tested positive for lead poisoning, and left her contaminated Holyoke, MA apartment, becoming homeless for three months. She got help … Continue reading

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Sign Petition: They Are Returning Citizens

What’s in a Name? As members of the Anti Mass Incarceration (AMI) Team, we want to support the formerly incarcerated in order to “rebuild, replenish, and transform the lives and communities decimated by the system of mass incarceration.” The system … Continue reading

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Support Repeal of Gun Makers and Sellers Immunity from Lawsuits

From the Courage Campaign (https://www.couragecampaign.org/): 2,775 dead, 5,565 injured. These are the victims of gun violence in the United States in 2016 ALONE. That’s almost 39 DEATHS PER DAY!(1) And the one industry that should be held responsible for this … Continue reading

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Urge President Obama to Sign the Paris Climate Agreement

At December’s Paris Climate Conference, delegates from 196 nations came together to recognize the reality of climate change and agree to finally take action. This historic agreement marks a big step toward protecting our planet from the devastating effects of … Continue reading

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Sign Petition to Take Oil Drilling in Arctic Off the Table

From the Alaska Wilderness League (http://www.alaskawild.org): Twenty-seven years ago, oil from the Exxon Valdez tanker contaminated 1,300 miles of shoreline in Prince William Sound in Alaska. Lives were ruined. The toll on wildlife, unfathomable. Now, we face the very real possibility of another … Continue reading

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Tell House Leadership Not to Bring Anti-Refugee Bill to a Vote

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): Background: In mid-March, the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 4731, the “Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act” out of committee. As House Leadership decides whether to bring this bill to the House floor … Continue reading

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The 2015-16 Pennsylvania Budget is Not One to Celebrate–Tell Your Legislators How You Feel

From Education Voters of Pennsylvania (http://www.educationvoterspa.org/): Governor Wolf announced that he will allow HB 1801, the most recent budget passed by the legislature, to become law without his signature. The math does not add up in the budget; it is … Continue reading

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Support High Quality Stream Designation for 207 Miles of PA Streams

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Recently, the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed designating 207 miles of streams in the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Ohio River basins as High Quality (HQ). The HQ designation would help these waters avoid degradation from future … Continue reading

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Urge World Leaders to Sign/Ratify Paris Agreement; Sign the Interfaith Climate Statement

In 30 days, we’ve got an incredible opportunity in the fight against climate change. World leaders are being invited to a special signing ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement in New York on April 22 – Earth Day. Right now the … Continue reading

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Stop Wage Theft—Support the Pay Stub Disclosure Act

From Interfaith Worker Justice (http://www.iwj.org): Six years after South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice organized a successful campaign that made Miami-Dade County the first jurisdiction in the United States to formally outlaw wage theft, we’re seeing national momentum to combat this … Continue reading

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