Posts By: catherinegordon

URGENT: Stop the Dismantling of Refugee Resettlement

URGENT: Stop the Dismantling of Refugee Resettlement A Refugee Admissions Goal of Less than 75,000 Is Inexcusable Background: News outlets are reporting that the Trump administration may set the refugee admissions goal for next fiscal year at less than 50,000 – which would already be the lowest goal in U.S. history. The average admissions goal… Read more »

Office of Public Witness Statement on Charlottesville

Statement on Charlottesville    Saturday was a horrific, tragic day in the annals of the United States of America. Peaceful protestors were confronted with violence. A young woman lost her life simply for daring to say no to racism. A hate group gathered to spread its toxic message and committed an act of terror.  … Read more »

PCUSA Stated Clerk Joins Jewish, Christian and Muslim National Religious Leaders in Call for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East Website: www.nili-mideastpeace.org   In a letter to President Trump, thirty-five Jewish, Christian and Muslim national religious leaders agree that Israeli-Palestinian peace is possible. They believe, “based on the legitimate, long-standing aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for national self-determination and security, a two-state solution still represents… Read more »