The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) became a law 25 years ago, providing crucial protections for women and survivors of domestic violence. The legislation made it possible for courts to address violence inflicted upon women at home and in the streets. VAWA is due for reauthorization but is being held up in the Senate: Ask your senators to vote for this important bill by clicking here.
Tell Your Governor and ICE - Protect People in Prisons, Jails & Detention Centers from COVID-19! As people are coming together across the globe to keep each other healthy and safe, it's critical that we extend that care to members of our community who are in prisons, jails, and detention centers as well as their families and communities. Call on your governor and the leadership of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) to respect the human rights and dignity of every person and take steps that help create healthier and safer communities for us all.
Act Now to Protect the Dreamers! Right now, approximately 700,000 DACA recipients are anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). A decision on the future of DACA could come any time between now and June. To tell the Senate to protect Dreamers before this decision, click here.
Pray and Act for an End to the Death Penalty on First Fridays. As a way to bring Christ’s mercy to the broken system of capital punishment, Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN) has initiated Faith and Action First Fridays. Each First Friday, CMN will inform you about timely and impactful educational materials, prayers, and advocacy actions for that month. Your prayers and actions will join with the thousands of actions made by people around the country. Sign up here!
Act for the Amazon – Oppose US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Join with the Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns in urging your members of Congress to oppose the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
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