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.

#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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Actions for World Refugee Day 2018

Actions for World Refugee Day 2018

June 19, 2018

It has been almost two months since our annual gathering in Washington, D.C. and our theme & Congressional ask, “A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People,” still speaks to this important moment in our nation’s history.  We have all heard about the horrific actions by the Department of Justice and Homeland Security in separating children from their parents… 

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#EAD2018 Lifted Up Calls for Justice for Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons in Washington, D.C.

#EAD2018 Lifted Up Calls for Justice for Migrants, Refugees & Displaced Persons in Washington, D.C.

May 4, 2018

Hundreds of faith advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. from across the U.S. visited the offices of their elected officials on #EAD2018’s Congressional Advocacy Day, Monday, April 23. Supported by calls from remote participants around the country, these advocates raised their voices in Congress for compassion and justice for migrants, refugees and displaced people, both here and around the world. The… 

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#EAD2018 Lobby Day: Call In From Wherever You Are

#EAD2018 Lobby Day: Call In From Wherever You Are

April 23, 2018

As advocates in D.C. storm Capitol Hill in-person on Monday, April 23, we invite remote participants, informed by our  Congressional Ask , to call into the D.C. offices of their U.S. House representatives and Senators.   If you need to look up the details for your Member of the House or Senators, you may visit https://house.gov and https://senate.gov.     After doing so, the U.S. Capitol switchboard is… 

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

#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

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

April 18, 2018

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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