Category Archives: Resources

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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Actions You Can Take to Support AME & Other Black Churches Affected by Racism

From Showing Up for Racial Justice/SURJ (http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org): Here are some things your congregation and you can do to support churches that have been the targets of racist actions: Give and ask your congregation to give to the joint fund for … Continue reading

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Get the Papal Encyclical Climate Action Kit

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Interfaith Power & Light and the Catholic Climate Covenant have teamed up to bring you our Pope Francis’ encyclical Climate Action Kit. No matter what your faith tradition, it is our hope that this five-step guide will … Continue reading

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Children’s Budget 2015 Available for Download

From First Focus (http://campaignforchildren.org/): Children’s Budget 2015 (http://firstfocus.org/resources/report/childrens-budget-2015/), a new report from First Focus, is now available for download. The federal government makes more than 200 distinct investments in children each year. These include traditional children’s initiatives like education and … Continue reading

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Learn About “Life Under $10.10” and How Low Wage Workers Survive

From Working Families (http://workingfamilies.org/states/pennsylvania/): PA Working Families is launching a website called “Life Under $10.10″(http://lifeunder1010.com/) which tells stories of PA workers from various regions who make less than $10.10. Our hope is that this website will help publicize the stories … Continue reading

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Act to Help Undocumented Students in Pennsylvania

From the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (http://www.paimmigrant.org): Many undocumented students here in PA graduated this week and are not going to be able to attend college in the fall because they can’t afford the high out-of-state or international tuition rates charged … Continue reading

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New Film: Breaking Down the Box—Documentary on Solitary Confinement

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): As the grievous loss of Kalief Browder reveals, we must act with urgency to end the devastation of solitary confinement. To that end, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture announces the release … Continue reading

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Factory Farms Threaten Our Water, Air and Communities—Tell EPA to Implement Rules to Rein in Pollution

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Is There a Factory Farm Near You? Check Out the Map at http://www.factoryfarmmap.org/#animal:all;location:US;year:2012 to Find Out Did you know that animals on factory farms produce 13 times as much waste as that produced by … Continue reading

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June is Torture Awareness Month—Get Involved

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): This June, as we commemorate Torture Awareness Month, we mark the 28th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention Against Torture and honor the leadership of survivors of torture. We invite you to … Continue reading

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Check Out New Reports on Stopping Torture in U.S. Prisons, Jails, and Detention Centers

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): We encourage you to share two new reports of vital importance to our work to stop torture in U.S. prisons, jails and detention centers: Solitary Confinement: Common Misconceptions and Emerging Safe Alternatives, … Continue reading

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