Monthly Archives: March 2020

The PCUSA joins100 advocacy orgs in asking the government to ensure that immigrants and refugees are not harmed by the #COVID19 crisis

The Honorable Michael Pompeo Secretary of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, D.C. 20520 The Honorable Chad Wolf Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 March 31, 2020 Secretary Pompeo and Acting Secretary Wolf: We write to request that your Departments take action to ensure that refugees and individuals who… Read more »

25+ Organizations Urge Trump to Ease Iran Sanctions to Combat Coronavirus

March 20, 2020 Dear President Trump, Sec. Mnuchin and Sec. Pompeo Containing the deadly COVID-19 pandemic will require a global effort with nations deploying all available resources at their disposal. Iran has become an epicenter for the outbreak, with 1,433 deaths and nearly 20,000 infected. To help stem the continued spread of the virus inside… Read more »

PCUSA Joins Call for Full Funding of UNRWA and Programs in West Bank and Gaza

March 2, 2020 Dear Members of Congress: We are writing as U.S. churches and church-related organizations, with a long commitment to working toward a peaceful and just resolution to the conflict in Israel-Palestine. Our faith commitment calls us to ensure that those who are most vulnerable receive the assistance they need. We were heartened to… Read more »