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Category Archives: US Action

An invitation to action to combat gun violence

The first anniversary of the attack on Mother Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, South Carolina, USA).  The massacre at the Pulse Nightclub (Orlando, Florida, USA). Newtown.  San Bernardino.  Virginia Tech.  Fort Hood.  It’s not just about the list of mass shootings being too long. There should be no list.  The Global Justice Institute and Metropolitan Community Churches

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Faith Leaders Combat Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse

Conference Call with White House Friday, 15 January 2016, 1pm Eastern USA A Call to Action for Faith Based Leaders:  Combat Substance Use Disorders in Your Communities   The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood

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National Faith Call to Prayer

Friday, 3 April 2015, 12:00/Noon – 1:00PM/ET Dear Friends, Many have become aware of what is taking place recently in Indiana regarding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).  In other states similar laws have passed or are being proposed.It is interesting that this signed law of discrimination led into what many observe as Holy Week. 

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Awareness, Affirmation & Action

A Conversation and Call To Action   MCC Public Policy Team members Rev. Dr. Robert Griffin (Sunshine Cathedral’s Executive Minister and member of MCC Governing Board) and Rev. DeWayne Davis(Senior Pastor of All God’s Children MCC) invite you to join them as they present a conference call series titled “Awareness, Affirmation & Action.”   From

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Continue The Momentum For Environmental Justice

World leaders are gathering again to develop next steps in addressing the global climate change crisis.  Earlier this year, Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson, Presiding Moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches, helped lead a diverse coalition of faith groups participating in the People’s Climate March. The march called on world leaders gathered for the UN Summit on Climate Change to take

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National Give Out Day

Thursday, May 15, is NATIONAL GIVE OUT DAY. The Global Justice Institute is coming together with LGBT organizations around the U.S. for a day of focused philanthropy. National Give Out Day allows everyone to honor phenomenal success in the LGBT equality movement by investing in its future. Our work is unfinished. The Global Justice Institute

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Urgent call for action on behalf of the National AIDS Housing Commission (NAHC)

HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS) Proposed for $32 Million Cut in House FY14 Appropriations – Act Now! In the House Transportation-Housing Urban Development (THUD) draft, HOPWA is recommended for funding at $300 million. This is a $32 million cut from the last year’s level of $332 million and a $15 million cut after sequestration

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