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Actions 1. Call your members of Congress at 866-961-4293 (see sample script below) 2. Meet with your members of Congress during the April 10-21 recess using this Neighbor-to-neighbor toolkit and other resources (below) 3. Participate in the May 1st National Day of Action Background: As we head into a two week congressional recess (April 10-21), let’s make sure our representatives hear…

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Ask your member of Congress to support international poverty-focused assistance. Background: On March 16, the president released a budget request and blueprint that proposes deep cuts to humanitarian and development assistance, as well as peace-building programs, while increasing overall military spending by $54 billion. The proposed cuts could result in as many as 40 million people…

Read more Support global poverty programs

Action: Send a letter to President Trump and your members of Congress urging them to ensure that the federal government response to mothers and children seeking safety in the U.S. is compassionate and humane. Background: In recent years, there has been an increase in mothers with children – and teenagers traveling without family – coming…

Read more Urge President Trump and members of Congress to protect women and children from Central America

Last month 15 Christian organizations, including MCC U.S., sent a briefing paper to all members of Congress and to the White House calling for U.S. policies that promote peace, justice and equality for Israelis and Palestinians. The paper states, “Regardless of the underlying political governance structures, equal rights and opportunities must be assured for all…

Read more Urge Congress: Support peace, justice and equality in Palestine and Israel