Action Alerts
Keep watch.  Stay alert.  Bear witness.  Speak out.
Stop Evictions of Palestinians:
Fifteen Palestinian families in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes on May 2, as part of an “alarming pattern to change the demography of the city,” according to a recent report by the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.
 
 
 
 
 
Support Antony’s Case for Aslyum in New Hampshire:
 
Join the online call for our NH Congressional Delegation to advocate boldly for Antony as ICE continues to seek his deportation.
 
 
 
Free the Imprisoned Children of Bi’lin:
 
Sign the petition in support of teens and children recently imprisoned–against international law–by Israel’s Security Forces in the West Bank.
 
 
Boycott These Products:
 
With news of Ben & Jerry’s decision to pull their business out of the occupied West Bank, our attention turns to other boycotts and other products.  Boycotts make a difference!  See the recommendations of our friends at Jewish Voice for Peace here!
 
 
UCC Justice & Peace Network:
 
Our United Church of Christ has a lively and engaged “Justice & Peace Network” offering a wide range of opportunities for advocacy and online action.  Check out that regularly updated list of activities below–and sign up there for weekly updates from the UCC!
 
 
 
 
End Gender-Based Violence:
 
First passed in 1994, VAWA was enacted to ensure protection against domestic and sexual fiolence, and abuse.  Call on the Senate to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
 
 
Protect Voting Rights:
 
Democracy works best when we ensure that every American has an equal opportunity to make their voice heard and be fairly represented.  Contact your Senators and urge them to defend our democracy by supporting the FOR THE PEOPLE ACT and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
 
 
Raise the Refugee Ceiling Now:
 
Sign the petition to Presidente Biden, insisi ting he keep his campaign pledge on the 125,000 annual ceiling for refugee resettlement in the USA.