Be an Advocate for Justice

Be an Advocate for Justice

ACT NOW – We Need the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Send a message to your Senators that we must not back down from our efforts to end human trafficking and support survivors.

Ask the House to Vote on the DREAM Act NOW. On September 25, a “discharge petition” was launched in the House of Representatives to force a vote on the DREAM Act of 2017. This act would provide a permanent legislative solution and pathway to citizenship for between 1.2 million and 1.8 million “Dreamers” — those undocumented people brought to the United States as children. Ask your representative to sign the petition and vote for the DREAM Act!

Take action on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. In July, 122 nations adopted this treaty which outlaws the worst weapons of mass destruction and establishes a pathway for their elimination. The US did not participate. Send a message to Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, telling her that the US should sign the treaty and work to abolish nuclear weapons.

Iran and North Korea: Testing the Moral Fiber of the United States. Sign this statement from Pax Christi USA to tell Congress and the administration that you don’t want to destroy North Korea or throw out the Iran nuclear deal.

Join the “Big Shift Global” Campaign to ask the World Bank to shift all of its projects away from fossil fuels and to 100 percent renewable energy. Here’s a fact sheet that explains the campaign.

Take the Pledge! The Catholic Mobilizing Network is inviting all people of faith and good will to sign the National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty.

Join the Mercy in Action Project. The Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Death Penalty will send you monthly email alerts with information on upcoming executions and tools to advocate for clemency in those cases as well as prayer resources.

Join with the Catholic Climate Covenant and contact your representative in the House, urging him or her to become a member of the House Climate Solutions Caucus as a way to craft bipartisan solutions to climate change.

Take the Paris Pledge and commit to reducing your carbon pollution by 50% by the year 2030 and to be carbon neutral by 2050. When you take the pledge, Interfaith Power & Light will provide you with helpful resources and tools so you can reach (and maybe even exceed) these commitments. Together, we can make a real difference!