Address Israeli military detention of minors
Invite your Members of Congress to attend a briefing on children in Israeli military detention.
Support urgent help for Yarmouk refugees
Ask your representatives to support urgent help for civilians in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. Background: Since April 1, fighting has been taking place in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk near Damascus, Syria, as militants from the Islamic State group battle armed groups and Syrian government forces.
Support negotiated deal with Iran
Urge your Members of Congress to support the negotiated agreement with Iran. Background: On April 2, the U.S. and five other nations announced a framework agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program. Now the goal is to reach a final agreement by the end of June.
Vote no on war authorization
Ask your members of Congress to vote no on authorizing the use of military force. Background: President Obama has proposed an “Authorization for the Use of Military Force” (AUMF) against the Islamic State group. Members of Congress are considering the president’s proposal and could eventually move to a vote on final legislation in both the House and Senate. As proposed by the president, the AUMF:
Call on Congress to support Gaza aid
Call on Congress to support Gaza aid and an end to the blockade Urge Congress to support an end to the blockade on Gaza and funding for reconstruction. Background: Seven weeks of war between Israel and Hamas has left Gaza in ruins and financial support for reconstruction is urgently needed.