Posts By: catherinegordon

OPW Signs on to Letter Asking Congress to Reject Hatred and Discrimination

Dear Representative/Senator, Anti-Muslim vitriol in public discourse has increased dramatically, fed by inflammatory statements and support for discriminatory policies. Among the most dangerous voices fueling this religious bigotry is ACT for America, a national organization that promotes anti-Muslim rhetoric and is hosting its annual conference in Crystal City, Virginia, next week. We write, respectfully, to… Read more »

Advocacy Training Weekend April 20-23

Save the Dates! Advocacy Training Weekend   A World Uprooted Human migration and the impact of conflict, climate, and corruption   April 20-23, 2018 in Washington, DC More information and registration coming soon!

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 »