Category: Advocacy

ELCA Advocacy Statement on Ryan Poverty Plan

7 June 2016 Today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and the House of Representatives’ Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward Mobility released a plan that will launch a bipartisan discussion on hunger and poverty and the policies required to end them.  ELCA Advocacy appreciates Speaker Ryan’s leadership, and that of all who make poverty in …

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ELCA introduces initiative to address voting rights

April 8, 2016 CHICAGO (ELCA) – Affirming its commitment to ensure voting rights for all U.S. citizens, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has introduced ELCAvotes, an initiative to help members advocate for fair elections and engage in local efforts to guarantee the right to vote. ELCAvotes! Resources ELCAvotes! Initiative  ELCAvotes! – Bible Study …

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