Join us in praying for the displaced in Haiti
In the Dominican Republic (D.R.), thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent stripped of their citizenship are living in fear of deportation because of recent, harsh immigration laws. An estimated 66,000 people have already fled the D.R. and entered Haiti, and many are struggling to rebuild their lives in drought-stricken communities with few means to aid their reintegration.
Ask Rep. Goodlatte to support sentencing reform
If you live in Virginia's 6th Congressional District (Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Roanoke are), ask your congressman to support sentencing reform today.
End family detention
Action: Send a letter to President Obama urging him to end family detention. Background: Last year, more than 60,000 mothers and children fled their homes in Central America and came to the U.S. seeking asylum (another 60,000 children traveled without a parent). A combination of factors have contributed to this migration, including domestic violence, gang violence, drought, and poverty in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
Address Israeli military detention of minors
Invite your Members of Congress to attend a briefing on children in Israeli military detention.
Urge Congress to support the Green Climate Fund
Action: Urge your members of Congress to support the Green Climate Fund in the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.