Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration <br />& Systems of Exploitation What is Ecumenical Advocacy Days? Learn to Lobby Location & Housing Getting to DC Help Young Scholars Participate in EAD! Resources from EAD 2014

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.

 

What is Ecumenical Advocacy Days?

A national gathering in Washington, DC for people of faith who want to be a force for change for the betterment of all! Learn more about our goals and mission.

Learn to Lobby

Gain valuable insights from DC professionals and learn how to engage in effective lobbying from a Christian perspective!

Location & Housing

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

Getting to DC

Get information on the best ways to get to our nation’s capital for EAD’s National Gathering
without breaking the bank!

Help Young Scholars Participate in EAD!

Make a donation to a scholarship fund to help young adults from across the country participate in future National Gatherings!

Resources from EAD 2014

Hundreds of Christian advocates gathered and lobbied in Washington, D.C.  in March 2014 to address causes of and hopeful solutions for the many types of violence which afflict our world.

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

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EXHIBITORS

Find out more about exhibiting at EAD this year and complete your request online!

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SCHOLARSHIPS

If you are 18-35 years old, request a scholarship to attend our National Gathering.

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

“Everyone Can Do Something”: Young Adult Reflection from EAD 2014

May 22, 2014

by Christina Schoenwetter, First Congregational UCC, Madison, Wisconsin – May 22, 2014 – Imagine a culture of peace. No violence.  Loving and treating others as brother and sister.  In today’s society and in our world, I find imagining a culture of peace to be extremely challenging.  Random, senseless shootings on highways and in neighborhoods and businesses; home invasions; human rights… 

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EAD 2014 Plenary Videos Now Available

April 2, 2014

Washington, DC – 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 and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on efforts to reduce acquisition and use of guns for purposes that cause harm, and to rebalance… 

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EAD Announces Dates for 2015 National Gathering & Lobby Day

March 25, 2014

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Executive Director Douglas Grace announced at the concluding Sunday Banquet of the 2014 National Gathering that EAD would reconvene on the dates of Friday, April 17 to Monday April 20, 2015 at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City for the organization’s 13th annual National Gathering and Lobby Day. Grace encouraged participants to spread… 

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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.

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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.

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