Urge the president to stop deporting refugees
Action: Urge President Obama to stop the raids to deport Central American children and families.
Call on Congress for end to Gaza blockade
“We in the international community have a responsibility not to fail the Palestinians in Gaza…to help them recover from the physical and emotional traumas of war…to assist them in rebuilding their lives and livelihoods and, ultimately, to see Gaza and the West Bank reunited and the closures lifted.” --UN Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov, May 25, 2016
Support Palestinian children!
Ask your representative to sign a letter on Palestinian children Urge your representative to sign a letter in support of a Special Envoy for Palestinian Children.
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.