Justice / Peace Concerns
Instructions for NPIHN
Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network
(NPIHN) Hosting at New Covenant Church
Legislative Action Center 1-800-630-1330
- Peace Action Voting Records http://www.peace-action.org 1-301-565-4050.
- Congressional Website Current
Status of Bills also at 202-225-3121. Bill
texts, sponsors, and vote tallies; House and
Senate committee lists, schedules, documents;
individual member websites; links to federal
agencies and all Library of Congress resources.
- The Petition
- The Progressive Secretary The
Progressive Secretary is a mailing service for
progressive activists. It attempts to counterbalance
the highly organized lobbying done by the political
right. When you sign up, you select issues in which
you are interested and the frequency you wish to
be contacted. Then, the Progressive Secretary sends
you suggested letters at the interval you have
- Project Vote
Smart Everything to do with voting, state
and federal. Enter your zip code for data on
your elected officials, their votes on key issues,
ratings by many organizations. Call 1-888-VOTE
SMART (888-868-3762) to ask for a "personal researcher" or
order the 2002 Voter's Self-Defense Manual,
a free Congressional directory and guide.
- MegaVote http://capwiz.com/congressorg/megavote furnish
your zip code, receive one email weekly when Congress
is in session telling how your senators and representatives
voted on important bills, what is coming up. Use
links to email them.
- Peace Action Voting Records http://www.peace-action.org 1-202-0862-9740
Friends Committee on National Legislation http://www.fcnl.org/ 1-800-630-1330
Campaign for UN Reform Rating Guide http://www.cunr.org 1-888-869-2867
Selected votes of all Senators and Representatives
on peace, social justice and foreign policy issues,
respectively. Phone to request copies or call WILPF
in Washington (202-546-6727) for records of your
own Senators and Representative.
- Center for Responsive Politics http://www.opensecrets.org What
weapons indusry and other sectors spend on campaigns
and lobbying. Look up specific candidates and donors.
- National Priorities Project http://www.natprior.org How
the huge military budget impacts your state, trade-offs
in domestic spending. Also see the cost to each
state of projected $100 billion for invasion of
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- The True
/ Justice Links
Catholic Worker Movement
- The Classic Liberal Quaker is not designed to
persuade anyone of anything (although viewpoints
are expressed). Its purpose is to stimulate discussions,
both electronically and within Meetings. Among
other things, "classic liberal" means you make
up your own mind. Go to http://clq.quaker.org/.
- CPNN-USA, (http://cpnn-usa.org).
The global movement for a culture of peace has
once again been called for by the UN General Assembly
see paragraph 1. And CPNN is encouraged as an integral
part of the International Decade for a Culture
of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the
World contributing to this movement (see paragraph
Please notice that CPNN defines
peace broadly in the sense of the
United Nations Culture of Peace
Decade, including: democracy, women's
equality, human rights, non-violence,
peace education, tolerance and mutual
understanding, sustainable development
and preservation of the environment,
community development an the free
flow of information. Any action
or media event promoting any of
these principles is appropriate
Fairhill Friends Ministry
Committee on Restorative Justice. To join
their listserv, send a blank e-mail to email@example.com or
see their website.
Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund
e Bene Nonviolence Service offers
retreats, classes, workshops and
trainings in the spirituality and
practice of transformative nonviolence.
Tomorrows a non-profit organization
founded by family members of September
New Edition of Mark Twain's "The War Prayer" available
for Change Nonviolent direct
action training based in Philadelphia
- United Nations Association of the
USA (UNA-USA)'s Adopt-A-Minefield(tm)
Campaign The Adopt-A-Minefield(tm)
Campaign engages individuals, community
groups, and businesses in the United
Nations effort to remove landmines
around the world. The Campaign serves
two main purposes: 1) to help save
lives by raising funds to clear minefields;
and 2) to educate the public and raise
awareness about the global landmine
crisis. The Campaign seeks sponsors
to "adopt" minefields identified
by the United Nations as being in urgent
need of clearance.
International League for Peace and
Click to Give Sites
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time you do, money goes to your favorite charity
or school. Give it a try and support the cause
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The site is powered by
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The more people who
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free food to the UN World Hunger Program
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The corporate sponsors of the day bear the cost.
It's easy to bookmark and just go visit once a
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