News from EAD

You can learn more about the work and the latest news of Ecumenical Advocacy Days from these stories and review activities related to upcoming and previous National Gatherings. If you have questions about any of the items or are a member of the media and would like to interview anyone mentioned in these news items or follow up with EAD leadership, please contact EAD Director Doug Grace by e-mail or at (202) 543-1126.

EAD Leadership Team Bids Fond Farewell to Director and Registrar

EAD Leadership Team Bids Fond Farewell to Director and Registrar

May 9, 2019

At its gathering on Thursday, May 9, 2019, the Leadership Team of Ecumenical Advocacy Days gratefully thanked, prayed with, and celebrated the work of EAD Director Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune and EAD registrar, Ruth Noel, as both prepared to conclude their service in these roles. Rev. Dr. Copeland Tune served as Director of the Christian advocacy annual gathering from… 

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#EAD2019: We Troubled the Waters on Capitol Hill

#EAD2019: We Troubled the Waters on Capitol Hill

April 17, 2019

After a full weekend of advocacy education, networking, worship and fellowship, advocates in D.C. caused #GoodTrouble on Capitol Hill in person on Monday, April 8 as part of #EAD2019- calling for protection and expansion of voting rights in the U.S. and support of democratic endeavors across the globe.    We urged Congress to strengthen the voices of all Americans in our democracy,… 

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#EAD2019 Lobby Day & Public Witness: Participate In Person & In Spirit!

#EAD2019 Lobby Day & Public Witness: Participate In Person & In Spirit!

April 7, 2019

After a full weekend of advocacy education, networking, worship and fellowship, advocates in D.C. are preparing to cause #GoodTrouble on Capitol Hill in person tomorrow, Monday, April 8 – calling for protection and expansion of voting rights in the U.S. and support of democratic endeavors across the globe. Advocates acting in-person and in spirit from across the country will be joining them… 

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EAD Announces Dates for 2020 National Gathering & Congressional Advocacy Day

EAD Announces Dates for 2020 National Gathering & Congressional Advocacy Day

April 7, 2019

Ecumenical Advocacy Days Director Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland Tune announced that Christian advocates and their colleagues will convene on the dates of Friday, April 17 to Monday, April 20, 2020  at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City, for its 18th annual National Gathering and Congressional Advocacy Day. Plans and theme for 2020’s gathering will be announced later in 2019…. 

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Announcing the #EAD2019 Event App

Announcing the #EAD2019 Event App

March 15, 2019

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is pleased to announce that this year’s National Gathering will again feature a customized app to enhance the experience and engagement of our advocates. The free app is now available for download in the iTunes and Google Play stores. Visit AdvocacyDays.org/app for download links. The #EAD2019 app provides valuable information for those preparing to come and participate in our… 

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#EAD2019 Early Registration Extended; Child Care Options at National Gathering

#EAD2019 Early Registration Extended; Child Care Options at National Gathering

March 11, 2019

There is still time to lock in a reduced cost for registration at the #EAD2019 National Gathering. Early registration has been extended through March 23. Be sure to register today to get the best rate for the full event. You may also register for single days as well. In addition, we are pleased to announced some good news:  This year,… 

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#EAD2019 International Policy Ask, Pre-Event Theology Workshop Announced

#EAD2019 International Policy Ask, Pre-Event Theology Workshop Announced

March 1, 2019

The Leadership Team of Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is pleased to announce the International “Ask” for Lobby Day on Monday, April 8th. In addition to focusing on voting rights and securing democracy in the U.S., EAD participants will focus on reducing violent conflict and protecting human rights defenders abroad. International Ask: Self-determination and democratic aspiration… 

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#EAD2109 Announces U.S. Domestic Policy Ask for Congressional Advocacy Day

#EAD2109 Announces U.S. Domestic Policy Ask for Congressional Advocacy Day

February 26, 2019

The Leadership Team of Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice is pleased to announce the U.S. domestic “Ask” for Lobby Day on Monday, April 8th. When participants meet with their Congressional representatives, they will focus on voting rights and securing democracy in our nation, a timely issue following numerous accounts of voter suppression during the 2018 election cycle and the announcement… 

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#EAD2019 Scholarship Deadline Extended, Initial Workshop Listings Presented

#EAD2019 Scholarship Deadline Extended, Initial Workshop Listings Presented

February 8, 2019

The deadline for scholarship applications for young adults (ages 18-35 ONLY) who would like to attend the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice has been extended to February 15, 2019.    The scholarships, which are based on need, only apply to partial or full waivers of the registration fee, but will not apply to housing, transportation or food costs (aside from the lunches included… 

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Speakers Announced for #EAD 2019; Action Alert on Government Shutdown

Speakers Announced for #EAD 2019; Action Alert on Government Shutdown

January 24, 2019

Register today for the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice Annual Conference, which will be held April 5-8, 2019 in the nation’s capital! Gathering under the theme, “Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World: #GoodTrouble”, you are invited to join us for this powerful conference which will have advocacy training, ecumenical worship, skills-building and issues workshops, and… 

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