Advocacy


About the Advocacy Committee

The Advocacy Committee strives to offer opportunities for the congregation to share Jesus’ love and his call to seek justice by reaching out to make changes in public policies that impact the lives of all God’s people. In keeping with this mission, this subcommittee of the Mission Committee offers opportunities to put faith into action.

The Advocacy Committee also provides educational seminars through the Academy for Faith and Life. For more information about the current issues supported by the Fourth Church Mission Committee, contact Nancy Davis (312.274.3815).

For more information, links to additional advocacy efforts are available here.


Advocacy Letters

The Advocacy Committee periodically makes available on this page letters to send to legislative and executive officials to urge action to ensure justice for all.


Advocacy Issues and Links

Multiple Issues

Community Renewal Society

Child Abuse

Child Defense Fund
Voices for Illinois Children

Domestic Violence/Abuse

Between Friends

Education/Finance

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Voices for Illinois Children

Environment

Eco-Justice Collaborative
Faith in Place

Fair Trade

Chicago Fair Trade

Gun Control

Amnesty International
Cease Fire
Illinois Council against Handgun Violence

Health Care

Campaign for Better Healthcare
Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Children’s Defense Fund
Voices for Illinois Children

Hunger/Homelessness

Bread for the World
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Illinois Hunger Coalition
Voices for Illinois Children

Other Advocacy Links

National Council of Churches
PC(USA) Mission Through Advocacy
Presbyterian Legislative Action Center
Presbyterian Witness in Washington
Illinois General Assembly
League of Women Voters

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