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

Election Year National Gathering and Congressional Lobby Day to be held April 15-18 in our nation’s capital. Learn more.

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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.




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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

EAD Announces 2016 National Gathering & Congressional Lobby Day Theme

September 22, 2015

WASHINGTON — September 22, 2015 — Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to announce the 2016 theme for its national gathering in Washington, DC on April 15-18, 2016. The gathering is titled, “Lift Every Voice! – Racism, Class and Power.” The 2016 gathering will be the 14th annual federal public policy and legislative conference that… 

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New York Times Echoes EAD 2015 Lobby Day Message on Immigrant Detention

May 15, 2015

WASHINGTON – May 15, 2015 – In today’s Opinion page of The New York Times, the Times’ Editorial Board echoed the concerns and particular “Legislative Ask” from EAD’s April 2015 Lobby Day, with a focus on the injustices and possible remedies in the U.S. immigration detention system. Read the Op-Ed here. View the EAD 2015 Lobby Day Ask

Over 1,000 Advocate for “Breaking the Chains” of Mass Incarceration & Global Exploitation

April 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – April 23, 2015 – Over 1,000 Christian advocates were fired up for justice in the light of the difficult issues and injustices in domestic U.S. and international criminal and immigrant detention systems at the 13th Annual National Gathering of Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) for Global Peace with Justice. The annual event and Congressional advocacy day, held in Washington,… 

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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.


Video Spotlight: EAD 2015

Saturday Lunch Plenary
what should the faith community be doing to stop the War on Drugs? What policies should we be advocating for and what grassroots movements should we be building to ensure that this war is stopped once and for all?