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Read the latest edition of the NCC Poverty Initiative newsletter. Click here.
National Council of Churches Responds to Supreme Court Healthcare decision.
National Council of Churches Works to Remove Racial Disparities in Maternal Health. Click here to read more.
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Speak Out for a Faithful Budget. Call for a consideration of alternatives to the U.S. budget sequester, then ask Congress and the President to protect the most vulnerable in the budget and deficit debates. Also, find our Faithful Budget Action Toolkit here to find other ways to get involved.
Click here to sign a letter to President Obama calling for him to re-state his commitment to addressing poverty in the U.S.
Lead your church in a worship and education journey to better understand poverty with our resource: Eradicating Poverty: The Call of the Church.
Click here to download the Faith Advocates for Jobs congregational toolkit. Learn how your church can form a network of support and learn more about the economic crisis' relationship to unemployment, under-employment, job insecurity, and poor labor standards.
Faithful Budget Interfaith Prayer Service led by "Nuns on the Bus." Monday, July 2 on Capitol Hill in DC. Click here to join us!
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Hosts "Together We Can" Webinar Series. How can we use partnerships between the government, non-profit, and faith communities to build up local food systems, nutrition education, and summer meal access for kids? Click here to learn about webinars hosted by the USDA that will be held July 25, August 29, September 26, and October 31.
Conference: Children's Defense Fund. July 22-25 in Cincinnatti, OH. Click here.
Save the Date: Fighting Poverty with Faith Mobilization. November 8-18, 2012. Theme: Affordable Housing. Email [email protected] to get involved.
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Council of Churches of Christ.