Catholic Advocacy Days
Friday, February 21, 2014
Come join us this coming February to engage legislators on issues of justice! Registration can be done online through Catholic Community Services or call 206.324.6025
2013 - Compassion & Justice for All
Friday, March 22, 2013
Our biggest advocacy day yet! Over 500 faithful citizens participated in advocating on behalf of the most poor and vulnerable! Thank you to all!
2012 - Economic Justice for All
February 15, 2012 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thank you to all 400+ faithful citizens, from 50 Catholic parishes, who joined us to advocate on behalf of economic justice for all, especially people who are poor and vulnerable.
2011 - Renewing Hope, Seeking Justice
On March 24, just as the
legislature began to work on the
budget, 260 faith-based citizens
met with their legislators in
40 of the 49 Washington State
districts. They proclaimed their
message loud and clear: our
budget must provide for the needs of the most vulnerable in our society
2010—Compassion and Courage for the Common Good
2009—Justice and Charity: Seeking the Common Good
Once again IPJC organized two full charter buses and met dozens more Catholics in the State Capitol on February 24th. Our office scheduled over 110 appointments with legislators for over 200 participants.
2008—Inspired by Faith: Committed to Justice
IPJC organized two full charter buses and met dozens more Catholics in the State Capitol on February 22. Our office scheduled over 100 appointments with legislators in 35 of the 49 legislative districts in Washington. Issues included earned income tax credit, sustainable markets for farmers (provide locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables to school children and low-income families), and the housing trust fund.
2007—Seeking Justice: Together on a Journey of Hope
The Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center provided two charter buses to Olympia on Feburary 22nd to bring area Catholics to meet with their legislators.
2006—Honor the Vision: Justice for All
53 participants traveled with us down to Olympia
to join over 200 people attending 102 appointments with legislators in
Stories and photos from Catholic Advocacy Day 2006