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November E-Memo

November 10, 2014 Agents of reconciliation: U.S. criminal justice policy The U.S. is at a threshold. After decades of “tough on crime” policies, the nation is rethinking how crime and justice should be approached. Followers of Christ are called to be agents of reconciliation, part of God’s work to bring all people and creation to…

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(MCC Photo/Carolyne Epp-Fransen)Sonia Aro, left, and her husband Husni Stephan are Syrian refugees from Hassake living in an old convent in Amman, Jordan. They are shown with an MCC blanket they received from MCC partner Caritas Jordan.

Forgotten Faces of the War

In her latest article for Third Way Cafe, Washington Office director Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach urges us to remember the “Forgotten Faces of the War” in Syria & Iraq: The top United Nations official for refugees has called the Syria crisis “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.” And yet, the U.N.’s response plan for Syria…

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Sign the Faith Climate Petition

Action: Sign the Faith Climate Petition and urge our political leaders to address climate change now. Background: Around the world, faith communities and people of faith are coming together to call on political leaders to address climate change issues. Join their voice as we call on our political leaders in the United States to help…

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