11 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-A011 Urge Advocacy for Policy Changes to End Mass Incarceration Practices Concurred as Substituted and Amended The 78th General Convention urges advocacy for changes in federal policies that perpetuate mass incarceration, and encourages congregations and dioceses to undertake a specific initiative to address the issue.
2015-A183 Encourage Study of the Issue of Mass Incarceration Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention encourages faith communities within The Episcopal Church to commit to studying the issue of mass incarceration using a common study text adapted to their unique circumstances.
2015-C019 Work for Racial Justice and Reconciliation Concurred as Substituted The 78th General Convention acknowledges its past participation in the sin of racism and affirms as its top priority in the triennium to work for racial justice and reconciliation.
2015-D032 Reaffirm Disabled Persons' Rights in the Criminal Justice System Concurred The 78th General Convention reaffirms its commitment to those with disabilities, condemns violence against the disabled in law enforcement, and advocates for the civil rights of disable persons within the criminal justice system.
2015-D062 Investigate Prison Conditions Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention calls for an investigation of prisoner conditions in countries represented in The Episcopal Church and deliver a report outlining areas for advocacy and reform.
2012-A077 Develop a Model Prisoner Ministry Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention commits to a just prison system incorporating assistance and educational opportunities for prisoners, prison reform, and the development of a model program of prisoner support.
2012-B004 Reaffirm Commitment to Support Camps for Children of the Incarcerated Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention reaffirms its commitment to establishing and supporting summer camps for children whose parents are in prison or the criminal justice system.
2012-D005 Develop a Christian Ethical Response to the Crime of Terrorism Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention calls on Episcopalians to cultivate a just response to terrorism by encouraging the development of an ethical Christian paradigm that responds to the crime of terrorism by emphasizing the rule of law and justice.
2012-D026 Urge Support for Bipartisan U.S. Commission on Criminal Justice Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention urges the U.S. Congress to support a bipartisan Commission on Criminal Justice to seek alternatives to a flawed incarceration system.
2009-B021 Advocate for Access to DNA Testing for the Accused Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention urges that all those accused and convicted have broad access to DNA testing to exonerate the innocent and identify the true perpetrators of crimes.
2006-A111 Investigate Criminal Justice Issues Concurred The 75th General Convention directs the Standing Commission on National Concerns to investigate issues relating to criminal justice in the United States.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract