Opportunities for Advocacy

Welcome to our listing of Opportunities for Advocacy. You are invited to sign up for email notifications from organizations you wish to follow. For individual (dated) events, see newsletters, shared events on Facebook, and postings on bulletin board in Family Hall.

October 15, 2017 Event – Jewish Latino Advocacy: Advancing Our Common Interests

Jewish Latino Advocacy Event Information

BPFNA – Bautistas por la Paz

“BPFNA ~ Bautistas por la Paz is the largest network of Baptist peacemakers in the world. We celebrate and support the peacemaking work done by Baptist churches in our four home countries of Canada, the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico by raising the visibility of these efforts; bringing peacemakers together in regional and international gatherings; and providing resources, speakers and training to our members. We also actively connect with peacemakers from other traditions, faith-based and secular, to build alliances and work together toward our common goal of a more just and peaceful world.”

http://www.bpfna.org/  – Sign Up for Email Updates

Equity for Women in the Church, Inc.

“We are an ecumenical movement to facilitate equal representation of clergywomen as pastors of multicultural churches in order to transform church and society.”

https://equityforwomeninthechurch.org/contact/ – Sign Up for Email Updates

Faith In Texas
1111 W Mockingbird Ln, Ste 595, Dallas TX 75247

“Faith in Texas is a multi-racial faith movement for social justice. We are part of the PICO National Network. PICO stands for People Improving Communities through Organizing. PICO is the nation’s largest network that develops civic leadership in low and moderate-income faith communities for economic and racial justice.”

http://www.faithintx.org/ – Sign Up for Email Updates

International Rescue Committee
6500 Greenville Ave Suite 500, Dallas TX 75206

Founded at Albert Einstein’s request, the IRC offers lifesaving aid and solutions to today’s most challenging human crises. The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

https://www.rescue.orgSubscribe to mailing list

Volunteer Opportunities in Dallas, Texas.
https://www.rescue.org/announcement/volunteer-opportunities-dallas

Refugee Council USA
1628 16th St Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Refugee Council USA (RCUSA), a coalition of 22 U.S.-based non-governmental organizations, is dedicated to refugee protection, welcome, and excellence in the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

http://www.rcusa.org/

Texas Impact
200 E. 30th St, Austin, TX 78705

Texas Impact is a statewide religious grassroots network whose members include individuals, congregations, and governing bodies of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. Texas Impact exists to advance state public policies that are consistent with universally held social principles of the Abrahamic traditions.

http://texasimpact.org/

 Trans-Cendence International

Trans-Cendence International is the primary support group open to those who identify as transgender persons, those who are thinking about questions of gender and those who support the transgender community. Trans-Cendence International is committed to the support and well-being of the transgender and gender-diverse community and their SOFFAs (Significant Others, Family, Friends and Allies).  We work to build an inclusive community by creating programs to educate others.  We empower individuals to seek equal and civil rights to which they are entitled as members of the human race.

https://www.transcendint.org/