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News and Action Summary for March 24, 2017
Keep the pressure on! Calls Still Needed: Tell PA Representatives to Vote NO on ACA Repeal/AHCA. Grassroots support has brought us to this point. We must act to #SaveOurCare (health care, that is!).
PLEASE JOIN US! EAD 2017: Confronting Chaos, Forging Community—April 21-24, Washington, DC: Friends—your presence at this event is more important this year than ever. If you have never attended, please consider joining us this year. If you have, we look forward to seeing you there! Visit https://advocacydays.org/ to learn more and to find a link to register.
Check out the Actions, Events, Opportunities and Resources, and News Posts below-just click on the links under each category to get to the information. We’ve placed the most critical issues under Important Actions and Issues. To learn about how to keep informed between these updates, go to http://www.pachurchesadvocacy.org.
As usual, we understand that there is a lot of information here and in the links provided for further information. Please know that you aren’t expected to act on everything! Just choose the issues that are most important to you and take action. Sometimes you will be directed to action pages of other organizations—don’t worry! These are organizations that we work with regularly and who share a common interest.
Please consider contacting your legislators to thank them when they support your position as well, or to express your disappointment when they don’t. We don’t follow up with them often enough. They need our feedback to understand how we feel. Go to https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5415/getLocal.jsp to find a summary of your federal and state legislators with basic contact information.
Our website is updated regularly—please visit to find updated links, resources, etc. at http://www.pachurchesadvocacy.org. It is a work in progress, and issue pages continue to be created as time permits. If there is something you would really like to see that isn’t there, please contact us at email@example.com.
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If you don’t have time for any other actions, please consider taking action on these issues!
NEW & ONGOING ACTIONS
IMPORTANT AND TIME SENSITIVE NEWS!
For a full listing of events (and events posted between updates), see the Events Calendar at http://www.pachurchesadvocacy.org (right column).
Learn More About the Marginalized—March 24, Harrisburg
Russia, Refugees, Pipelines and Greed: The Blowback of War and Imperialism—March 26, Lancaster
Learn More About the Marginalized—March 26, Harrisburg
Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home—March 27, Harrisburg
Refugees, Discipleship, and the Church—March 29, Webinar
York Expungement Session—March 29, York
LIPW Middle East Interest Group, Mae Elise Cannon, CMEP—April 1, Lancaster
Grounding for Civil Disobedience—April 2, Philadelphia
Freedom Seder—April 4, Harrisburg
Screening of The Visitor—April 7, Springfield
Run for Clean Air—April 9, Philadelphia
Solidarity Rally/March to Support the Muslim Community—April 9, Harrisburg
Redistricting, Its History and Future—April 11, Harrisburg
Walking Way of the Cross—April 14, Harrisburg
Faith Climate Action Week—April 17-23, National
Anton Flores on Detention in Georgia—April 21, East Petersburg
EAD 2017: Confronting Chaos, Forging Community—April 21-24, Washington, DC
March for Science—April 22, Washington
Hunger and Sound Bites!—April 22, Harrisburg
Concert of H.O.P.E.—April 22, Harrisburg
Building Power at the Intersection of Race, Economics and Climate—April 22, Philadelphia
SHUT DOWN BERKS Interfaith Witness & Make the Road PA Vigil—April 23, Leesport
People’s Climate March—April 29, Washington, DC & Other Cities
Celebrate Clean Energy—April 29, Pittsburgh
Peace: The Next Generation—May 4, Manheim
2017 Immigrant and Refugee Rights Convening—May 7-8, Harrisburg
Healing Communities Training—May 13, Harrisburg
OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES TO LEARN AND ACT
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