In conjunction with Annual Assembly of the Sierra Pacific Synod, the Lutheran Office of Public Policy—California and Lutheran Episcopal Advocacy in Nevada invite you to join them for breakfast...
FOOD, FARMING, DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE
CALIFORNIA FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
SECRETARY KAREN ROSS
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
SECRETARY ROSS, a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, with family farm roots in Nebraska, has been a leader in California agriculture for many
California is experiencing its fourth year of drought, with much of the state in the “exceptional” category, presenting unprecedented challenges to farmers, ranchers, and all residents of our state. Join us for an update, and learn how we can all work together to make a difference in the current emergency, and over the long haul.
Housing: A legislative priority for 2014:
Give thanks for the passage of Prop. 41 on the June 2014 ballot, providing resources for housing for veterans.
Mutual Housing at the Highlands, permanent supportive housing at the former McClellan AFB in North Highlands. Primarily for individuals who have been homeless, Lutheran Social Services of Northern California provides on-site social services. This development received an exceptionally high score from Build it Green.
The Rev. John Simmons Courtyard at LA Family Housing’s Palo Verde Gardens, a LEED certified “green” apartment building with solar electricity, providing permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless people in Sun Valley, California.
A Great Day—Hunger Action Day, May 21!
|A California Hunger Action Day team including the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network (LEVN - The Belfry UC Davis Campus Ministry), Wellspring Women’s Center, and River City Food Bank outside the office of Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg||A Hunger Action Day group including LEVN, Lutheran Church of the Incarnation in Davis, and River City Food Bank were inspired by Rancho Cordova Assemblymember Ken Cooley’s (seated) commitment to public service. Cooley chairs the Assembly Select Committee on Foster Care.|
Help our California neighbors in need! Access state and federal programs and services for financial, food, and employment aid, support for education, and other resources at www.weconnect.net.
ELCA World Hunger
Responding to Christ's call to "Go and do likewise"
ELCA World Hunger is a comprehensive and sustainable program that uses multiple strategies—relief and development, education, community organizing and advocacy—to address the root causes of hunger and poverty. ELCA World Hunger responds to neighbors around the corner and around the world.