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Scholarships Available for Young Adults
The  deadline for scholarship applications for young adults (ages 18-35 ONLY) who would like to attend the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice has been  extended to February 15, 2019
The scholarships, which are based on need, only apply to partial or full waivers of the registration fee, but will not apply to housing, transportation or food costs (aside from the lunches included with the registration fee). EAD has a limited number of scholarships available. There may also be additional scholarships available based on denominational affiliation.
To apply for a scholarship, click here. Be sure to include a brief paragraph about the reason why you would like to attend Ecumenical Advocacy Days' National Gathering and why you are applying for scholarship assistance. Awardees will be notified by March 8, 2019.
EAD Workshops Announced
Participants in the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice, April 5-8, participants will have dozens of workshops to choose from this year on important issues facing our nation and world. Through skill-building and issues workshops participants will be equipped with information and tools to be faith advocates and to fight for justice in their communities as well as in our nation and world. Topics include: 
  • Taking it to the Streets: People of Faith, Public Witness and Movement-Building
  • Criminalization of Poverty
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Gentrification, Affording Housing and Eviction: Defining the Impacts on Low Income Communities of Color
  • The Devastating Environmental Impacts of Border Walls
  • Water Justice & Civic Engagement
  • Still Waters in the Midst of Violent Conflict: The Growing Phenomenon of Unarmed Civilian Protection 
  • Anti-Nuclear Movement: Back from the Brink 
  • Re-Building a Global Future of Hope: Putting Justice & Peace First 
  • Border/Immigration Updates
  • Equip Your Church to Care for Creation
  • Community Organizing 101
  • Organizing with Youth
  • Advocacy 101 
  • Faith-rooted Direct Action
  • Music in the Movement

And, much more! Register today and be a part of this important conference! You won't want to miss it!

Dynamic Speakers Featured at #EAD2019!

On April 5-8, 2019 faith advocates from across the country and around the world will gather in the nation's capital for the 2019 Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice Annual Conference, under the theme, "Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World: #GoodTrouble!" You will be inspired and encouraged at this powerful conference, which will have advocacy training, ecumenical worship, skills-building and issues workshops, and much more!

Featured speakers for this important gathering of Christian clergy and laypersons, include: Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock, Senior Pastor, The Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta; Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-chair, The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival; Rev. Dr. Teresa Hord Owens, General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); David LaMotte, award-winning songwriter, activist, speaker and author; Rev. Adam Taylor, Executive Director, Sojourners; Rev. Jennifer Butler, Founder and CEO, Faith in Public Life; and Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould (not pictured) Executive Director, Missouri Faith Voices, just to name a few. 

Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock
Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Rev. Dr. Teresa Hord Owens
David LaMotte

Rev. Adam Taylor
Rev. Jennifer Butler
Early registration ends on March 9th.  Register today!  
Reserve Your Hotel Room Today!

Ecumenical Advocacy Days will again meet at the DoubleTree Hotel Washington, DC -- Crystal City, 300 Army-Navy Drive, Arlington, Va. The conference dates are April 5-8, 2019 . There is a group block with discounted rates but you have to make your reservation by  March 12, 2019.    Book your room today!
Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill

On Monday, April 8, 2019, EAD participants will meet with their U.S. House and Senate representatives as well as Congressional staffers to discuss important legislation affecting our communities and nation. We hope you will join us for our Lobby Day. The EAD Leadership Team sets up the appointments on your behalf with your U.S. State Senators and House Representative. Training and talking points are also provided. Plan to attend all of Ecumenical Advocacy Days, April 5-8, 2019, and stay for the Lobby Day on Capitol Hill on Monday, April 8th. You'll be glad you did!
Support #EAD2019
Those seeking to financially support the work of EAD in bringing young adults to our National Gathering on scholarship may make a donation here. If you would like to contribute in support of the EAD general fund, click here.
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