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Remember those who are in prison Email your members of Congress to let them know that you support the health and well-being of incarcerated people. Background: COVID-19 has exacerbated the vulnerabilities of certain populations, including people who are incarcerated. Social distancing and hand washing are difficult to implement in jail or prison, as cells are often…

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Advocacy is a powerful opportunity for us to engage decision makers from a faith-based perspective and to show love for our neighbor in a tangible way. There are many ways to do advocacy work, including writing letters to members of Congress, visiting congressional offices, and using social media as an advocacy tool. Here are some…

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Take up weeping and wailing for the mountains,    and a lamentation for the pastures of the wilderness, because they are laid waste so that no one passes through,    and the lowing of cattle is not heard; both the birds of the air and the animals    have fled and are gone. (Jeremiah 9:10)…

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Senate passes resolution on global malnutrition On January 14 the Senate approved a resolution, sponsored by Sen. Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Coons (D-Del.), to encourage greater efforts by the United States to end maternal and child malnutrition globally. Annually 2.6 million children die as a result of undernutrition, representing 45% of all child deaths. The World Health Organization reports that in…

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