Health care is one of the most pressing social issues in the U.S. today.
In the fight for health care justice, faith communities
are uniquely positioned to help lead the way.
Local clergy, members of congregations, and religious orders: Check the Web sites of your state and national faith offices for current events and activities. Click on the link below to find voter registration tools for this year’s elections.
This resource center is intended to empower those in the faith community who wish to advocate for high-quality, affordable health care for all. The tools and resources listed below outline specific strategies for the faith community to use in achieving health care equity. In the days to come, we hope to add additional resources to this list.
Resource Directory will help you locate national faith-based organizations who work on health care issues.
Additional Resources is where you can review publications and web resources on faith-based health care information.
Tools for Faith Leaders includes discussion guides, sample bulletins, action strategies, and other tools for communities of faith.
Upcoming Events provides information on upcoming faith-based events from around the country.
- Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism: Consultation on Conscience, Washington, DC, April 19-21.
The Conference is a three-day event that focuses on a variety of social justice topics including health care. David Axelrod, and Senators Debbie Stabenow and Barbara Boxer are confirmed speakers at this year’s conference. Go to http://rac.org/confprog/consult/ for more information.
- RESULTS: 2009 International Conference to End Poverty, Washington, DC, June 20-24.
RESULTS: Attending the conference is one of the best ways to experience RESULTS in action, develop relationships with other volunteers from around the country, sharpen advocacy skills and hear from some of the world’s foremost experts on our global and domestic issues. Click here for more information.
- United Jewish Communities: General Assembly, Washington, DC, Nov. 8-11.
Save the Date. Visit the UJC website here for more information on past General Assembly events.
We would love to hear from you. If you have suggestions for materials we should post or organizations we should link to; are interested in learning more about this work; or would like us to come speak to your faith community, please let us know. If you would like to receive e-mails specifically related to faith-based health care access efforts, click here to sign up.
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