Category Archives: opportunity

Share Your Congregation’s Experience with Predatory Lending

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): Recently, the PICO National Network has joined with several others in the Faith for Just Lending Coalition to address the problem of predatory lending – high-cost payday and car title lenders that often cluster … Continue reading

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Congress’s Guide to Hunger and Your Nutrition Assistance Story

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2015/07/22/congresss-guide-to-hunger-and-your-nutrition-assistance-story/#.VbECSvlViko By Lecia Imbery July 22, 2015 Nearly 16 percent of Americans – 49 million of us – struggle with hunger. That’s one out of every seven households. Hunger impacts children (16 million, in fact) and adults in every … Continue reading

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Test Your Knowledge on Guns, Gun Violence and Policy

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): We are launching the “It’s Not Trivial” campaign to highlight how important it is to know the facts about guns, gun violence and gun policy. Take our quiz now at http://www.ceasefirepa.org/knowthefacts/ and see how much you already … Continue reading

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Clergy & Congregations—Share Your Experiences Around Payday Lending in Your Communities in Online Survey

From the Ecumenical Poverty Initiative (http://www.faithendpoverty.org/): The Ecumenical Poverty Initiative has recently joined the Faith for Just Lending coalition, a diverse group of religious denominations and faith based networks seeking to address predatory payday lending.  We want to hear from … Continue reading

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Host a Live Free Sabbath to Address Racism and Violence

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in the streets of the city.” … Continue reading

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$5,000 Mini-Grants Available to Schools for Farm to School Activities—Deadline June 15

The National Farm to School Network is now accepting applications from eligible schools or school districts in Pennsylvania for these $5,000 mini grants to help jump start new farm to school activities or ramp up existing programs. Grants can be used … Continue reading

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Cool Congregations Challenge

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): We are now just one month away from our annual Cool Congregations Challenge. The entry deadline is December 15, 2014. Enter for a chance to win $1,000. Your congregation is eligible to enter if it … Continue reading

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Florida Town Discourages Use of Mountaintop Removal Coal

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Members of Gainesville Loves Mountains and the iLoveMountains team celebrate with City Commissioner Lauren Poe after the vote. Last month, I joined longtime allies and new friends in Florida to support a resolution before the … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Candidates Stand on Torture?

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): The 2014 election is less than two months away, and you can help the NRCAT Action Fund put candidates for Congress on record about torture.  Determining what a candidate thinks about torture … Continue reading

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View Disruption Film on Climate Change—Free Online

‘When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?’ Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction. The exploration lays bare the … Continue reading

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