Get the #EAD2018 Event App Lobby Day: April 23, 2018 EAD 2018: A World Uprooted Alternate Housing Options Getting Around DC Finding Your Way on Lobby Day

Get the #EAD2018 Event App

Stay up to date and connected to other advocates at #EAD2018. Download the free event app in the iTunes and Google Play stores for the latest schedule, materials, announcements and more.

Lobby Day: April 23, 2018

We call on Congress to act to help the world’s uprooted peoples, the majority of whom are children and women. Visit our 2018 Lobby Day Ask page to download our Ask and other resources.

EAD 2018: A World Uprooted

Our 2018 National Gathering will begin on Friday, April 20, 2018 and conclude with our Lobby Day on Monday, April 23 around the theme “A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Peoples.”

Alternate Housing Options

Hotel rooms at the Doubletree for this year’s National Gathering are now SOLD OUT. Find out more about options for nearby hotels or alternate housing options for EAD 2018.

Getting Around DC

Find key resources and suggestions for activities in and around our nation’s capital
and how to get from here to there!

Finding Your Way on Lobby Day

Visit our Location page for directions to Capitol Hill and a color map for identifying House and Senate Office Building locations.

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Register

Register online for our National Gathering.

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Speakers

Information about the dynamic speakers of EAD 2018.

Workshops

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Workshops

Learn more about our dynamic workshop offerings for 2018!

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

#EAD2018 Week: Congressional Ask Announced for April 23, 2018 Lobby Day

April 18, 2018

In conjunction with our 16th annual National Gathering taking place in Washington, D.C. this April 20 – 22 weekend, Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune, Director of Ecumenical Advocacy Days and the EAD Leadership team announce the #EAD2018 Congressional Ask which advocates will take to Capitol Hill on our April 23, 2018 Lobby Day:   Our world is experiencing massive upheaval… 

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#EAD2018 Week: Participate Wherever You Are by Live Stream and Lobby Day Call

Dear EAD Advocates and Supporters,   We are excited that the week of #EAD2018 has arrived! As hundreds of us gather in the nation’s capital this weekend for our 16th annual National Gathering & Congressional Advocacy Day, we are raising our voices for justice in “A World Uprooted,” focusing on the needs of our brothers and sisters who are migrants, refugees and displaced… 

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#EAD2018 Workshops, Issue Offerings, Pre-Event Speakers Announced

April 10, 2018

A listing of the nearly 50 issue and skills workshops to be held at #EAD2018 is now available. These workshops represent a wide variety of interests. Breakouts include expert policy analysis, practical considerations for local regional and national advocacy, role-playing and artistic opportunities, spiritual engagement for the work of justice, and more. + + + For #EAD2018 participants arriving early, there will be… 

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Images from EAD 2017

EAD 2017

Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice gathered nearly 1,000 people from around the globe to Washington, D.C. April 21-24, 2017 for its 15th National Gathering and Lobby Day. This year’s annual event focused on Christian advocacy to support a moral federal budget which retains key spending in support of vulnerable populations while rejecting exorbitant Pentagon spending.

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Video Highlight: EAD 2017

In April 2017, Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice included a rousing presentation from Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer, the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ, on the topic of "Overcoming America’s Possessive Investment in Whiteness."

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