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The United States has an important role in supporting the full implementation of the peace accords in Colombia. Tell your members of Congress to fully support lasting peace, truth and justice in Colombia with development focused assistance and diplomatic engagement. Background: Peace accord implementation is moving ahead in Colombia. Significant progress has been made in…

Read more Tell Congress to support lasting peace in Colombia

Tell Congress you don’t agree with the Administration’s proposal to cut the very budget which has helped to bolster Haiti’s food security and disaster preparedness in recent years. Background: Haiti needs continued international support and technical assistance in order to bolster food production and prepare for increasingly destructive hurricanes.Six months after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti,…

Read more Urge your representatives in Congress to take action on hunger in Haiti.

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…

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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