Speaker Videos from EAD 2016 Available PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Lobby Day PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Sunday PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Saturday PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Friday Night Lobby Day: April 18, 2016 EAD 2016: Lift Every Voice! – Racism, Class & Power Save the Date: EAD 2017

Speaker Videos from EAD 2016 Available

View and share videos of the keynote preachers, speakers, and panels from EAD’s 2016 National Gathering on Racism, Class and Power.

PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Lobby Day

View Monday Lobby Day scenes from this year’s event – bringing together people of faith to denounce systems of exploitation and mass incarceration.

PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Sunday

View Sunday scenes from this year’s event – bringing together people of faith to lobby Congress to fight against voter suppression and unjust trade agreements.

PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Saturday

View Saturday scenes from this year’s event – bringing together people of faith to denounce racism, class exploitation and voter suppression.

PHOTOS: EAD 2016 – Friday Night

View Friday-night scenes from this year’s event – bringing together people of faith to denounce racism, class division and exploitative power.

Lobby Day: April 18, 2016

We call on Congress to restore the voice of all Americans in our democratic process and to help create a global economy of inclusion. Visit our 2016 Lobby Day Ask page to download our Ask and other resources.

EAD 2016: Lift Every Voice! – Racism, Class & Power

Election Year National Gathering and Congressional Lobby Day drew hundreds of Christian advocates to our nation’s capital on April 15-18, 2016. Learn more.

Save the Date: EAD 2017

Our 2017 National Gathering will begin on Friday, April 21, 2017 and conclude with our Lobby Day on Monday, April 24. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Speakers

View the videos of the dynamic speakers of EAD 2016.

Lobby Day Ask

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Lobby Day

Learn more about and download our 2016 Lobby Day Ask and resources.

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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

Faith-Based Advocates ‘Lift Every Voice’ for Voting Rights, Just and Fair Trade at EAD 2016

April 20, 2016

WASHINGTON – April 20, 2016 – Nearly 1,000 Christian and other faith-based advocates raised their voices for justice this past weekend, in the midst of a critical election year, with a focus on pending voting rights legislation and a trade agreement pending in Congress. The 14th Annual National Gathering of Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) for Global Peace with Justice with its Congressional Advocacy Day… 

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EAD Announces Dates for 2017 National Gathering & Lobby Day

April 19, 2016

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Executive Director Douglas Grace has announced that Christian advocates and their colleagues will convene on the dates of Friday, April 21 to Monday, April 24, 2017  at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City, for its 15th annual National Gathering and Congressional Advocacy Day. Plans and theme for 2017’s gathering will be announced in the late summer… 

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PHOTOS: Scenes From EAD 2016 – Lobby Day

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2016 – “Lift Every Voice! Racism, Class and Power” – culminated with Lobby Day on Monday, April 18. This year EAD participants called on their members of Congress to “restore the voice of all Americans in our democratic process and to help create a global economy of inclusion, ensuring livelihoods for all God’s children and a sustainable… 

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Images from EAD 2016

EAD 2016

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice gathered nearly 1,000 people from around the globe to Washington, D.C. April 15-18, 2016 for its 14th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on Christian advocacy to Restore the Voting Rights Act and to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

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Images from EAD 2015

EAD 2015

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice gathered nearly 1,000 people from around the globe to Washington, D.C. from April 17 through 20th, 2015 for its 13th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on building a movement to shake the foundations of systems of human exploitation (Acts 16:16-40), including a prison-industrial system that incarcerates millions of people in the U.S. and abroad.

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