Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration <br />& Systems of Exploitation 2015 Lobby Day Promotional Resources for EAD 2015 Location & Housing

Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration
& Systems of Exploitation

Join EAD 2015 April 17-20, 2015 in Washington to address global issues of imprisonment and exploitation.


2015 Lobby Day

We call on Congress to reform federal criminal justice and immigrant detention policies. Visit our 2015 Lobby Day Ask page to download our Ask and other resources.

Promotional Resources for EAD 2015

View promotional materials and educational videos related to our April 2015 National Gathering on Mass Incarceration.

Location & Housing

Book your hotel room for EAD’s 2015 National Gathering or find resources for alternative housing in the DC area.

Theology Pre-Event



Come early to EAD to receive solid theological foundation on our National Gathering Theme.




Get details to register online or by mail for our National Gathering.




Help the next generation of Christian advocates participate in future EAD Gatherings.

About EAD

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community, and its recognized partners and allies, grounded in biblical witness and our shared traditions of justice, peace and the integrity of creation. Our goal, through worship, theological reflection and opportunities for learning and witness, is to strengthen our Christian voice and to mobilize for advocacy on a wide variety of U.S. domestic and international policy issues.

Recent News

Ferguson Leader, Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon, to Keynote EAD Opening Celebration

March 12, 2015

March 11, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC —  Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to announce that Ferguson, MO area pastor and religious leader, Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon, will serve as the opening keynote preacher/speaker for EAD’s 2015 National Gathering on April 17, 2015, at 7:00 pm.  EAD’s 2015 theme is titled, “Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration &… 

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Bishop José García to Preach at EAD 2015

January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC — Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to announce that Bishop José García will serve as the Interdenominational Worship Keynote Preacher for EAD’s 2015 national gathering on Sunday morning, April 19, 2015 at the DoubleTree Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. Bishop García is the new Director of Church Relations for Bread for… 

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2015 EAD Panel Features People “Working on the Frontlines for Change”

January 26, 2015

By Carol Fouke-Mpoyo, Church World Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — “To connect organizations and issues is the only way I see to break global systems of oppression. No one can do it alone. We have to see this as one movement.” That’s how David Schilling describes the task facing the more than 1,000 Christian advocates who are expected to attend the… 

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Images from EAD 2014

EAD 2014

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice drew nearly 1,000 people from as far away as Alaska and Sri Lanka to Washington, D.C. from March 21-24 for its 12th National Gathering. This year’s annual event focused on efforts to reduce acquisition and use of guns for purposes that cause harm, and to rebalance funding priorities toward preventing violence and enhancing human security.


Faithful Budget Campaign

In 2011, an interfaith coalition in Washington, DC began Capitol Hill prayer vigils and worked together to protect social safety net programs that serve people living in poverty. The Faithful Budget Campaign continues this work, resourcing moral choices for the federal budget.