News and Resources
Nebraskans Seek Support Against Keystone XL
04/10/2013 United Methodist Women members are invited to join Eastern Nebraskans mobilizing against Keystone XL oil pipeline for April 18 State Department hearings.
On Equal Pay Day, Fight for Equal Pay for Women!
04/01/2013 Urge your members of Congress to co-sponsor both the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 84/H.R. 377) and the Fair Minimum Wage Act (S. 460/H.R. 1010).
Demand A Plan on Gun Violence
02/28/2013 The senseless killing of 20 innocent children and the six adults charged with their education has catalyzed the call to action. Will you respond to former Rep. Gabby Giffords’s challenge “to do something”?
How Can You Take Action to Reduce Gun Violence? by Julie Taylor
02/01/2013 Here are things that you can do to encourage Congress to take action against gun violence.
The Fiscal Cliff Averted (for Now)
01/28/2013 Congress’ actions have prevented the initial collision of tax hikes and spending cuts that created the fiscal cliff, but the war over the U.S. deficit and budget is still being waged in the halls of Congress.
Violence Against Women Act: An Update
01/10/2013 The expansion of VAWA to include LGBT, undocumented, and Native American women is facing challenges in the House of Representatives, and the 112th Congress allowed the bill to fail. Please call your representative and urge support for full protection for all women.
Participate in the Sabbath to Stop Gun Violence
12/18/2012 On January 5 and 6, 2013, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, led by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is organizing a Sabbath to Stop Gun Violence.
Peace and the Tradition of Child Marriage
12/11/2012 As Methodists enter into the Christmas season, a crucial, global problem needs addressing – and eradicating – to promote comforting homes in all faiths this holiday season: child marriage.
Intercept the Traffickers
12/10/2012 Help intercept the traffickers at this year's Super Bowl, on February 3, 2013.
Celebrate 16 Days of Activism
12/07/2012 The Center for Global Women’s Leadership (CGWL) announced the campaign’s newest project, “What does security mean to you?” The goal is to collect short videos and written statements responding to that question.