Action Alerts – Urgent!

This section draws attention to key “Action Alerts” connected with Social Justice Issues. Active citizenship is encouraged.

Children

  • Tell Congress: Feed our children!
  • Act to end preventable deaths of moms and babies.
  • Urge Godiva to purchase cocoa beans made without child labor.
  • For the well-being of children, invest in a fossil fuel free future.
  • Tell Abbott, Mead Johnson, and NestlĂ©: No GMOs (genetically modified organisms)in baby formula.

Disarmament and Peacemaking

  • Press your senators to support and cosponsor S. 525, the Food for Peace Reform Act of 2015.
  • Tell Congress to end the Gaza blockade and promote a lasting peace.
  • Press your elected officials to oppose dirty tricks on defense spending.
  • Evaluate U.S. income tax priorities: “Where Do Our Income Tax Dollars Go?”

Migration

  • Press Congress to treat refugees with respect, compassion, openness—not prejudice and fear.
  • Act Now! Our broken immigration system is tearing families apart.
  • Urge real immigration reform NOW!
  • Reflect on the public statement of LCWR and CMSM on immigration reform.

Restorative Justice

  • Ensure that torture is never again used by U.S.
  • Learn about the irrational race bias of the criminal justice and prison systems.
  • Support the 11 X 15 Campaign for Justice for safer, healthier communities in Wisconsin.

Women

  • Urge your representative to support women in the FY 2016 budget.
  • Make sure domestic abusers can’t buy guns.
  • Take action against human trafficking.