Advocacy

ELCA advocacy works for change in public policy based on the experience of Lutheran ministries, programs, and projects around the world and in communities across the United States.  Our faith calls us to learn more and speak out on issues affecting our vulnerable neighbors and the forces threatening creation. 

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Support Efforts to Prevent Child and Maternal Deaths Take action on this issue

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation

to reduce the number of child and maternal deaths globally.

 

Ask your senator to support the Dream Act                   Take action on this issue

Lutherans have long supported young people who came to

the U.S. before the age of 16, known as "Dreamers," as we

believe in protecting the dignity of every human being,

especially that of our children.

Urge Congress to enhance global health security         Take action on this issue

Since a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives introduced the

Global Health Security Act of 2019 (H.R. 2166), legislation that

will revitalize U.S. government commitment to advancing global

health security, the need for its passage has only increased.