Advocacy Links

What does the Lord require of you but to do justice,
to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

 Micah 6:8

ELCA Advocacy

This website is full of resources on helping the ELCA become a "public church" in ministry for the world. Find out how to contact your elected officials, sign up for e-mail "action alerts," and learn other ways of making your voice heard!
 

The ONE Campaign

The ONE Campaign is an effort to rally Americans, one by one, to the cause of ending poverty in our world and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Through political action, its goals include:
  • Direct an additional one percent of the U.S. budget to address extreme poverty.
  • Support debt relief for the world’s poorest countries to help them meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
  • Make the rules of international trade fair so all may benefit from the global economy.
 

Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania: A Voice for Justice

The Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in PA (LAMPa):

  • Advocates on behalf of, and in partnership with, those persons who are  denied justice, dignity, reconciliation, peace, and access to basic human rights, and who lack adequate representation and voice in the arenas of public policy.

  • Provides an advocacy voice for the ELCA, and its congregations and members, with government policymakers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Leads discussion forums on current social issues and public policy to help Lutherans understand the connections between faith and daily life.

  • Provides training for Lutherans to become better advocates for justice.

  • Is one of 20 state public policy offices of the ELCA throughout the United States.

 

Save Darfur

The Save Darfur Coalition's mission is to  raise public awareness about the ongoing genocide in Darfur and to mobilize a unified response to the atrocities that threaten the lives of two million people in the Darfur region.
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