Introducing Our Health Care Organizer

Our historic challenge to ensure health care as a basic human right for all is far from over! Therefore, it's my pleasure to introduce you to the Rev. Cynthia Johnson-Oliver, our newly-appointed National Organizer for Health Care. Cynthia will be launching a new phase of the John 10:10 Challenge in... read more »

Posted by Cynthia Abrams on March 12, 2012

Access to health care

'Prayerful witness' to emphasize important to

People of faith across U.S. to offer prayerful witness during Supreme Court deliberations for a more-compassionate commitment to the common good . read more »

by the Rev. Cynthia Abrams
on March 12, 2012

Faith groups to conduct ‘Prayerful Witness for Health Care’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — People of faith will gather at the U.S. Supreme Court for a “Prayerful Witness for Health Care” Monday, March 26, at 11:30 a.m. The witness is intended to demonstrate a compassionate commitment to the common good and to provide a voice for the most... read more»

March 09, 2012

Faith groups support Medicaid

File amicus brief with Supreme Court to support expansions in Affordable Care Act

General Board of Church & Society among more than 60 filers of friend-of-the-court brief that emphasizes original intent of Medicaid to assist poor and sick. read more »

March 01, 2012

Agent Orange and woman at the well

Herbicide used by U.S. military nearly 4 decades ago still adversely affecting lives

Just as in the case of Jesus and the Samaritan woman, a modern-day encounter leads to building community for a Vietnamese woman marginalized by exposure to the defoliant. read more »

by Peggy Jean Craig
on February 28, 2012

2012 legislative priorities

Overcoming human trafficking, eradicating poverty and malaria, protecting health for all on list

7 priorities have several holdovers from 2011, including advocacy for immigration reform, jobs crisis, fully funding international family planning, ensuring clean-energy future. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on February 28, 2012

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