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July 2014

Good Jobs Nation Action

July 29, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Union Station Washington, D.C., + Google Map

Please join us for an interfaith breaking of the bread, Tuesday July 29th, at Columbus Circle, Union Station. Faith leaders will be coming out to stand in support of low-wage federal contract workers who are calling on the President to create Good Jobs Nation.  We will break bread together to symbolically declare there is enough abundance among us that all people can partake of the fruits of Creation.

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August 2014

Moral Week of Action

August 22, 2014 - August 28, 2014

The Moral Week of Action is an expansion of the Moral Mondays movement that started in North Carolina. This week, people in states across the U.S. will march on their state capitals to demand voting rights, Medicaid expansion, labor rights, and environmental justice. A full list of states participating as well as the contact information for each state organizer is listed after the video explaining the need for a moral week of action: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUA-nDeJ8-o?rel=0] State Contacts for the Moral…

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October 2014

Nuns on the Bus

October 29, 2014 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Our partners at Network, a Catholic Social Justice Lobby, are on the road from now until Election Day! Check out their schedule to see when they'll be near you!

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November 2014

Looking Ahead: What do the elections mean for those in poverty?

November 20, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us on Nov. 20th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST for a conference call analyzing the impact of the midterm elections. Details can be found here. Please register at: www.rac.org/calls

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June 2015

Children’s Budget Summit 2015

June 24, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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Please join us June 24th for our annual First Focus Children's Budget Summit. Attendees will be the first to receive a copy of Children's Budget 2015, a detailed look at the over 200 federal investments in children and families. Featuring: Patrick McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Annie E. Casey Foundation Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) Other agenda highlights include a panel discussion on the federal budget as well as how investments in asset building and financial security can help kids and their…

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July 2015

Greensboro 2014 Family Wage Forum

July 28, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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September 2015

Labor Sabbath on The State of Things Public Radio

September 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join EPI's executive director Sekinah Hamlin on The State of Things Public Radio today at noon: http://wunc.org/programs/state-things#stream/0  

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March 2016

Standing with Women and Families Forum

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 600 E. Florida Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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This forum brings together women of faith, organizations and stakeholders who organize, represent or advocate for women and their families. Together, we will strategize about increasing our collective power in order to advance fairness, opportunity and self-determination for all women.

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April 2016

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice — Lift Every Voice! Racism, Power & Class

April 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - April 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 300 Army-Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202-2891 United States
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Join hundreds of Christian advocates from across the country in the nation’s capital for Ecumenical Advocacy Days. The theme this year is Lift Every Voice! – Racism, Power & Class. EAD will feature dynamic speakers, enriching skill-building workshops and inspiring corporate worship. Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and the convener of the Forward Together Moral Movement; Marian Wright-Edelman, founder and president, Children’s Defense Fund; and, Rev. Amy Gopp, vice president of external relations for IMA…

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April 2018

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace w/ Justice Annual Conference

April 20, 2018 - April 23, 2018
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202 United States
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"A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People" Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018 will focus on the uprootedness of our world.  We will analyze current policy and envision ways to more fully and justly respond to the global and local needs of displaced communities. Through prayer, worship, advocacy training, and networking, we will seek policy changes that advance hope and overcome the devastating impacts of conflict, climate change and corruption on God’s people. Join us in the nation’s capital…

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