Monthly Archives: July 2013

40 Day Fast for Immigration Reform: September 9 to October 18, 2013

From Fast Action for Immigration Reform (http://fastaction.us/): People of faith have made their voices heard on immigration reform. We’ve offered rational argument, spoken passionately about the need for just and humane immigration reform, and organized our communities to challenge policy … Continue reading

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Learn Why Investments in Children and Youth are So Important

From the Every Child Matters Education Fund (http://www.everychildmatters.org/): Why must new investments in children and youth be a priority for political candidates? That’s what you and your constituents or students will learn when you give them Homeland Insecurity, 4th edition, 2012. … Continue reading

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Influence Congress for a Faithful Budget during August Recess

From NETWORK (http://www.networklobby.org): NOTE: We would like to schedule meetings with every Pennsylvania Representative during August. If you are willing to be part of a delegation in your area, please send a note to s.strauss@pachurches.org. After years of indecision, Congress … Continue reading

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News and Action Summary for July 26, 2013

Download a pdf version of the July 26, 2013 News and Action Summary! News Summary 7-26-13

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News Posts, July 26, 2013

Here are news articles posted since the previous News and Action Summary: Map the Meal Gap—Food Insecurity in PA http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15947 SNAPshot—SNAP Participation and Poverty in PA http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15953 Philadelphia Launches New Anti-Poverty Strategy http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15913 Commonwealth Court Decision Keeps Elimination of General … Continue reading

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Advocacy Positions Available—July 26, 2013

Here is a current listing of jobs available in research and advocacy: Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty Seeking Volunteers http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=16064

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Opportunities for Funding, Competitions, and Places Where You Can Get Involved—July 26, 2013

Here is a current listing of opportunities including contests, grants, and efforts that you can join in Pennsylvania and nationally: Fruitville Station Offers Opportunity for Conversation on Race and Belonging http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15928 Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty Seeking Volunteers http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=16064

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Newly Posted Resources—July 26, 2013

Here are the most recently posted resources available for individuals and congregations: Immigration Advocacy August Recess Toolkit Available http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15958 Labor Day Weekend for Worker Justice—August 31-September 2 http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15936 Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation—Learn More About Summer Nutrition Programs http://pachurchesadvocacy.org/weblog/?p=15943

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Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty Seeking Volunteers

The Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty (LIADP) is experiencing a shortage of personnel for its ambitious agenda. It’s seeking people willing to join them in implementing its agenda in the belief that its work will increase opposition to the … Continue reading

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National Night Out Prayers and Rally for Peace in the City—August 6, Harrisburg

National Night Out Prayers and Rally for Peace in the City is a call to join in solidarity for peace in the city on Allison Hill. “National Night Out Prayers and Rally for Peace” will be held on Tuesday, August … Continue reading

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