Monthly Archives: April 2011

News and Action Summary for Friday, April 8

As noted in a recent issue, life is hectic these days for advocates! Here is a summary of many actions and events that are imminent. More other news, resources, etc. will be coming soon.   Check out the Actions, Events, … Continue reading

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News Posts—April 8, 2011

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary:   Ryan-Rivlin Plan Would End Guaranteed Medicare, Shift Medicaid Costs to States and Beneficiaries   Poor Children: Stranded at Sea   Evangelicals Stand in Support of … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—April 8, 2011

Here is a current listing of jobs available in research and advocacy:   Job—Consumer Health Coalition: Community Outreach Specialist (Two Full Time Positions Available)   Fellowship—GreenFaith Fellowship Program—May 2 Application Deadline

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Newly Posted Resources—April 8, 2011

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations:   PBS to Air Three Part Series on Bears in Alaska Wilderness

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Urge Your Representative to Vote NO on House Budget Proposal—Urgent!

NOTE: If you don’t have time to do anything else, please make this call!   From the Coalition on Human Needs (   Next week, the House of Representatives will vote on a budget proposal that is stunningly extreme.   … Continue reading

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Consumer Health Coalition: Community Outreach Specialist (Two Full Time Positions Available)

From the Consumer Health Coalition (   The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for coordinating and participating in community outreach events to help to identify families who need health insurance for their children or teens.  A majority of the Specialist’s … Continue reading

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Evangelicals Stand in Support of New EPA Mercury Standard

From the Evangelical Environmental Network (   By Mitch Hescox   On March 16, 2011, the EPA proposed the First National Standard for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants. This new national standard offers a historic opportunity for the evangelical Christian … Continue reading

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Poor Children: Stranded at Sea

From the Children’s Defense Fund (   By Marian Wright Edelman   As Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Cass prepared the recent Children’s Defense Fund’s report “Held Captive”: Child Poverty in America, she traveled to the Mississippi Delta, the ravaged cities … Continue reading

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Education Law Center Believes Children with Disabilities Will Not Benefit from School Vouchers

From the Education Law Center (   ELC believes that most families who have children with disabilities, and especially those with the lowest incomes, would not benefit from this school voucher program. SB 1 does not require any schools – … Continue reading

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