Social Justice Actions for May

Action Alerts:  Visit FCNL’s Action Center for a list of action alerts and pre-formatted/editable letters to members of Congress. Hosted by the Friends Committee on National Legislation Action Center (FCNL).

·       Tell Congress:  Invest in Peace.

Today, there are more active armed conflicts around the world than at any point since World War II.  Congress can do more to reduce armed conflict and other forms of violence abroad by investing in peacebuilding.

·       Build Safer Communities by Investing in Violence Interrupters

Violence interrupters work within their communities to de-escalate violence before it happens, reducing the need for police intervention.

·       Support the Establishment of a Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding Schools.

Tribal nations are working to advance legislation that would establish a federal commission to formally investigate Indian boarding school policy and develop recommendations for further governmental action.