Category Archives: Resources

Faith Climate Action Week—April 15-24, National

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Have you heard? The Preach-In on Global Warming is going to be better than ever this year! Expanded and re-named Faith Climate Action Week, it will encompass nine days in April surrounding Earth Day. … Continue reading

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Despite Recovery, Prosperity Remains Out of Reach for Millions of American Families

2016 Scorecard shows steep uphill climb, especially for households of color This morning, CFED kicked off its first-ever National Week of Action with the release of the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard. Released annually, this year’s Scorecard examines 130 policy … Continue reading

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Some Environmental Educational Resources to Inspire You

If you could move the needle on one environmental issue, what would it be?  Consider the following short list of study guides and books, most written from a religious perspective for a reader of faith.  Among them you may find … Continue reading

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What the President’s Action on Guns Means for PA

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): With all the excitement about President Obama’s Executive Action package to fight gun violence, there have also been a lot of questions.  What did it accomplish in terms of expanding background checks, and what does it mean … Continue reading

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Letter from Education Secretary Calls for Protecting Vulnerable Children in Schools—Resource List Included

Posted at http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/secletter/151231.html December 31, 2015 Dear Colleagues: On the eve of this new year, we are writing to enlist your help, as educational leaders, to ensure that your schools and institutions of higher education are learning environments in which … Continue reading

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Remember Those Imprisoned at Guantanamo on 14th Anniversary

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): On January 11th, Guantanamo will have been open for 14 years. President Obama has just one year left to fulfill his promise and close the prison there. Please help us mark this date by … Continue reading

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The Immoral Treatment of Prisoners in America’s Prison System – And What You Can Do …

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Together Campaign – Around the country people are taking part in actions on the 23rd of each month to raise awareness of solitary confinement. The 23rd represents the 23 hours a day … Continue reading

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New NRCAT Film—Out of the Shadows: Casting Light on CIA Torture

To celebrate Human Rights Day, NRCAT is proud to launch its new film, Out of the Shadows:  Casting Light on CIA Torture. Directed by filmmaker Rev. Steven D. Martin, Out of the Shadows paints a vivid and disturbing picture of … Continue reading

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Starter Kit for Teaching and Learning on Mass Incarceration

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): The NCC Convening Table on Christian Education, Ecumenical Faith Formation, and Leadership Development has developed a Starter Kit for Teaching and Learning on Mass Incarceration. This resource, developed over the past several months, … Continue reading

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Green Your Thanksgiving

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It’s a holiday that calls us to remember the bounty of nature, and the debt of gratitude we owe to our forebears and the native people of this … Continue reading

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