Time is running out on criminal justice reform
Ask your senators to support S. 2123, the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. Background: The United States currently incarcerates more people than any other country in the world. Decades of harsh sentences, particularly mandatory minimums, have caused the prison population to swell.
Support maternal and child health
Action: Ask your members of Congress to support and co-sponsor the Reach Every Mother and Child Act (H.R. 3706, S. 1911). Background:The rate of maternal and child deaths worldwide has dropped considerably in the last 25 years. But far too many mothers and children in low-income countries continue to die from preventable conditions, including lack of proper nutrition, clean water, access to skilled delivery during childbirth, and health education.
Support an end to the war in Syria
A sobering anniversary Urge your elected officials to do all they can to end the war in Syria and to respond generously to the humanitarian crisis. Background: March 15, marks the five year anniversary of the brutal war in Syria. The conflict began with nonviolent protests, asking for democratic reforms and increased rights. But it quickly spiraled into an armed conflict involving the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Iran, Russia and others.
Bring Pastor Max home
Bring Pastor Max home Actions: Sign this petition today to urge Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson to bring Max Villatoro home to his family. Make a call this week to Secretary Johnson's office at (202) 282-8203 (talking points below).
Stop raids to deport Central American families
Stop raids to deport Central American families Actions: