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 Take Action Tell Congress to pass Savanna’s Act! Background: Savanna’s Act has recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. If passed, this legislation would help law enforcement officers to respond and track cases of missing and murdered Native women and girls. Native women and girls are murdered at a rate 10 times the national…

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 Take Action Urge your members of Congress to sustain funding to the Global Fund and PEPFAR Background: Since President George W. Bush’s administration, the U.S. has supported the Global Fund and President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The programs fund medication, care, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis, malaria and HIV and AIDS. It is estimated that Global Fund…

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Tell Congress and the White House: Restore humanitarian assistance to Gaza, call for end to blockade   Background: After 11 years of isolation and an Israeli-imposed blockade, Gaza is facing “an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.” Ninety-six percent of Gaza’s water is unsafe to drink. Gaza’s two million residents have 4-5 hours per day of electricity and…

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Ask your congregation to sign a letter in support of Justapaz, a ministry of the Mennonite Church of Colombia and a long-term partner of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Background: On July 14, Justapaz was named in a death threat by an armed group in Colombia, part of a troubling increase in death threats and assassinations in recent months…

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Background: June 20 marks World Refugee Day. Globally there continue to be record-high levels of displacement, with 65.6 million people displaced from their homes. As Congress considers funding levels for various programs, it is vital that they hear support for refugee-related accounts. These include Migration and Refugee Assistance, which assists refugees (who have fled to another country), and…

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