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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-A022 Amend Mandate and Membership of the Committee on Anti-Racism Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention revises the mandate and membership qualifications of the Executive Council's Committee on Anti-Racism.
2015-A023 Authorize Continuation of the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention authorizes the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism for nine years and calls on the Church to abide by resolutions on anti-racism training.
2015-A024 Direct Dioceses to Examine the Impact of the Doctrine of Discovery Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention reaffirms the directive for all dioceses to examine the impact of the Doctrine of Discovery on all people.
2015-A182 Address Systemic Racial Injustice Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention urges the Church to enter into dialogue, listening exercises, strategic partnerships, and internal analysis to address systemic racial disparities and injustice in the Church and the wider culture.
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-C013 Oppose Environmental Racism Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention recommits to opposing environmental racism which is expressed in the location of harmful industries in low income neighborhoods.
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-D039 Send Delegation to AME Symposium on Race Concurred The 78th General Convention directs the Presiding Officers to appoint lay and clergy representatives to attend the African Methodist Episcopal Church Symposium on Race.
2015-D040 Develop Anti-Racism Youth Ministry Curriculum Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention requests continued anti-racism training with the development of an anti-racism youth ministry curriculum in multiple languages, in both print and online versions.
2015-D044 Discontinue Display of the Confederate Battle Flag Concurred The 78th General Convention urges public, governmental and religious institutions discontinue the display of the Confederate Battle Flag.
2012-A058 Address Christian Anti-Judaism Concurred The 77th General Convention directs that the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music continue to disseminate materials addressing Christian expressions of anti-Judaism.
2012-A125 Recommit to Anti-Racism Work Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention rededicates itself to anti-racism work by outlining the need for related training throughout the Episcopal Church, and requesting that provinces report progress to the Executive Council.
2012-A127 Recommit to Anti-Racism Work Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention rededicates itself to anti-racism efforts, including training for all Episcopalians and the use of ministries and programs to eradicate structures of racism.
2012-A128 Examine Impact of Doctrine of Discovery Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention directs all dioceses, in cooperation with archivists and historians, to document how the now-repudiated Doctrine of Discovery has affected Church life in the Church, particularly in its treatment of people of color.
2012-A161 Amend the Anti-Racism Committee’s Mandate and Appointments Concurred The 77th General Convention amends the mandate and appointment methods for the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism.
2012-D059 Halt Unjust Immigration Enforcement Concurred as Substituted The 77th General Convention calls for halting the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Secure Communities program and decries the use of racial profiling to question immigration status.
2009-A142 Recommit the Church to Anti-Racism and Request Annual Diocesan Reports Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention recommits itself to work against the sin of racism; asks that all dioceses and provinces receive anti-racism training and develop programs to dismantle structures of racism; and requests that these efforts be monitored and reported to the Church.
2009-A143 Extend 2006 Resolution to Examine and Repent for Complicity in Slavery Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention extends resolution 2006-A123, encouraging dioceses over the next six years to examine the Church's complicity in slavery and discrimination; requests each diocese hold a Day of Repentance; and report their work to General Convention.
2009-A144 Reaffirm a Resolution on Truth, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention reaffirms resolution 2006-A127 on restorative justice, the legacy of slavery, and end to racism and requests a report from the Committee on Anti-Racism.
2006-A092 Applaud Anti-Racism Training Concurred The 75th General Convention applauds Anti-Racism Training.
2006-A127 Endorse Restorative Justice and Anti-Racism Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention endorses anti-racism and calls upon the Anti-Racism Committee to design materials regarding present-day privilege, under-privilege, and restorative justice.
2006-C001 Develop Materials to Address Anti-Jewish Prejudice Concurred as Substituted The 75th General Convention directs the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to develop materials to address anti-Jewish prejudice expressed in Christian scriptures and liturgical texts.
2006-C011 Support Legislation for Reparations for Slavery Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention affirms the commitment to anti-racism and supports legislation initiating the study of slavery in the United States and reparations to the descendants of the victims of slavery.
2003-A010 Continue Anti-Racism Program Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention reaffirms its commitment to eradicate racial injustice within and outside the Church, and directs the Executive Council to continue its anti-racism program.
2003-A129 On the Topic of Ending Racial Profiling Rejected The 74th General Convention rejects a resolution on speaking out against racial profiling.
2003-D025 Continue Efforts to End Racism Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention supports continued efforts to end racism in the Episcopal Church and the Christian community.
2003-D077 Affirm Abhorrence of Racial Profiling and Violence Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention affirms its abhorrence of violence toward and racial profiling of Muslims and people of color.
2000-A047 Extend Anti-Racism Commitment for Another Nine Years Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention extends the Church's anti-racism commitment for another nine years.
2000-A135 Commit to Participation in the Consultation on Church Union Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention commits to continuing participation in the Consultation on Church Union (COCU) with appreciation for its recent statements on the three-fold ministry, and reiterates its commitment to the Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral.
2000-B006 Endorse Birmingham Pledge on Racism Concurred The 73rd General Convention endorses the Birmingham Pledge on Racism.
2000-B041 Direct Executive Council to Strengthen Evaluation of Vendor Contracts Concurred The 73rd General Convention directs Executive Council to strengthen procedures for evaluating potential vendors on their anti-racism policies and practices.
2000-B049 Require Anti-Racism Training Concurred as Substituted The 73rd General Convention requires anti-racism training and certification of all lay and ordained leadership of the Episcopal Church, the development of appropriate anti-racism programs at all levels, and the maintenance of registers on these activities.
2000-D005 Oppose Environmental Racism Concurred The 73rd General Convention calls on the Church to oppose environmental racism and directs the Washington Office to monitor legislation on industries that threaten communities inhabited by people of color or the poor.
2000-D024 Call on the US to Condemn All Forms of Caste-Based Discrimination Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention calls upon the U.S. government to condemn all forms of "untouchability" and caste-based discrimination.
2000-D076 On the Topic of an Apology for Those Offended by the Church’s Racism Rejected The 73rd General Convention rejects a resolution apologizing to Anglican leaders offended by Episcopal Church racism and xenophobia.
1997-A039 Reaffirm General Convention Resolutions on Racism Concurred as Amended The 72nd General Convention reaffirms previous General Convention's resolutions on racism, requesting further surveys and recommendations for improvement.
1997-A046 Authorize and Fund Church Consultations on HIV/AIDS and Racism Concurred The 72nd General Convention authorizes and funds the Church Center to convene consultations on HIV/AIDS and racism.
1997-A128 Request Collaboration of Appointed Church Bodies to Overcome Racism Concurred The 72nd General Convention requests collaboration of appointed Church bodies to overcome racism in the Church and in society.
1997-D040 Support the National Commission to Combat Racism Concurred The 72nd General Convention supports the national commission to combat racism and encourages participation in this task.
1997-D075 Establish Resource Center for Materials on Racism Concurred The 72nd General Convention charges the Executive Council to establish a resource center to collect materials on racism.
1994-A045 Recruit and Retain People of Color in the Ordained Ministry Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention urges dioceses, clergy, congregations, and seminaries to eliminate institutional racism from the Church by strengthening the recruitment, retention, and education of people of color for the ordained ministry.
1994-A047 Establish Overcoming the Sin of Racism As a Priority in Parishes Concurred The 71st General Convention asks the Church to consider as an evangelical priority the overcoming of racism in parishes.
1994-A048 Encourage all Church Bodies to Make Overcoming the Sin of Racism a Priority Concurred The 71st General Convention encourages all elected and appointed bodies in the Episcopal Church to make overcoming racism a priority.
1994-B008 Observe War Anniversaries and Commit to Abolishing Racism and Nuclear War Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention asks the Church to seek ways to observe the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima jointly with the Nippon Sei Ko Kai. It urges ecumenical observances of the end of World War II; work against racist behavior; and a commitment to study the issues and work for the abolition of nuclear war.
1994-D113 On the Topic of California's "Save Our State" Initiative Rejected The 71st General Convention rejects the resolution declaring opposition to California's "Save Our State" initiative.
1994-D132 Reject Racism Toward Immigrants and Request the Church to Respond Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 71st General Convention condemns widespread racist and unjust treatment of immigrants in political discourse and directs provinces and dioceses to develop programs to counteract violations of civil rights.
1994-D135 Oversee Monitoring of Full Integration of People of Color in Church Structures Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention requests that all dioceses establish a Commission on Racism to aid the elimination of institutional racism in the Church and to survey and report on progress in integrating of people of color in the structures of the Church.
1994-D136 Recommit Church to Combat Racism Through a New Covenant Concurred The 71st General Convention commits its members to combat racism in Church and society in response to the Pastoral Letter on Racism. The members pledge themselves to this convenant and to a personal inventory of racist attitudes as a basis for transforming their lives.
1991-A082 Require Racial and Ethnic Representation on Interim Bodies Concurred As Substituted The 70th General Convention expresses concern about the problem of racism in the Church and its commitment to concrete action in pursuit of racial justice. It affirms the goals and objectives of the Commission on Racism and supports their implementation.
1991-A085 Instruct Interim Bodies to Examine Effects of Forms of Discrimination Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention directs that the chairs of interim bodies be attentive to issues of inclusion affecting their members and the content of their deliberations.
1991-A090 Reduce Discrimination in Clergy Deployment Concurred As Substituted The 70th General Convention directs the development of educational materials and programs to help eliminate discrimination in clergy deployment throughout the church against ordained minorities.
1991-A199 Urge Each Diocese to Conduct an Audit on Institutional Racism Concurred The 70th General Convention urges dioceses and congregations to conduct an audit and redress the injury of institutional racism.
1991-B051 Call for the Removal of Racism from the Life of the Nation Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention declares that the practice of racism is sin and calls upon all baptized members to remove racism from the life of the Nation.
1991-D043 Urge Dioceses to Commit to Ending Racism Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention urges each diocese to implement and to strengthen initiatives with congregations toward becoming a Church of and for all races.
1991-D052 Urge Government of Japan to Uphold Minority Rights Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention urges the President and Congress of the United States to express concern to the government of Japan regarding the rights of minorities in Japan.
1991-D113 Address Institutional Church Racism in the Next Three Triennia Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention requests that the Church address institutional racism.
1991-D122 Distinguish Between Criticism of Israeli Policy and Anti-Jewish Prejudice Concurred The 70th General Convention distinguishes between legitimate criticisms of the Israeli government and anti-Jewish prejudice, and denounces expressions of anti-Semitism.
1988-A092 Request Executive Council to Establish a Commission on Racism Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention thanks the Presiding Bishop for his leadership in combating institutional racism and injustice. It directs the Executive Council to establish a Commission on Racism.
1988-A112 Reaffirm Commitment to Affirmative Action Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention recommits to an affirmative action program and urges dioceses and congregations to work to combat institutional racism.
1985-A078 Conduct a Racial Audit and Report on Implementation of Affirmative Action Concurred The 68th General Convention calls on dioceses, institutions, and agencies to establish and publicize equal employment and affirmative action policies.
1982-A062 Request Dioceses and Congregations to Establish Committees on Racism Concurred As Amended The 67th General Convention requests dioceses and congregations to form committees on racism to study, identify, and confront the root causes of racism.
1982-D124 Work on Eliminate Racism in the Social Responsibility Investment Committee Concurred As Substituted The 67th General Convention requests that the Committee on Social Responsibility in Investments take further affirmative actions to eliminate racism and apartheid. It asks for broader representation on the Committee and greater dissemination of information.
1979-B052 Implement an Institutional Program of Racial Justice in the Church Concurred As Amended The 66th General Convention directs the Executive Council to design by means of its existing agencies programs that can assist Dioceses and congregations as they seek to combat racial and economic injustice.
1979-B079 Develop Educational Resources on Hunger, Human Rights and Racism Concurred The 66th General Convention requests resources and curricula which will assist the Church on issues of world hunger, human rights and racial oppression.
1979-D066 Condemn Ku Klux Klan and Similar Groups Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 66th General Convention condemns the Ku Klux Klan, and all similar racist hatred groups, and urges Church members, to be alert to the threats of such groups and to oppose them.
1979-D083 Support the Principle of Affirmative Action Concurred As Amended The 66th General Convention supports the principle of affirmative action and instructs the Executive Council to initiate programs of public education on affirmative action at all levels of the Church.
1976-A064 Investigate Racial Inequities in Clergy Deployment Practices Concurred The 65th General Convention requests the Clergy Deployment Board determine if there are racial inequities in clergy placement and urges other church entities to determine if racial inequities exist in their employment practices.
1976-D036 Support Efforts by Church, Government and Business to End Apartheid Concurred As Amended The 65th General Convention commends the witness of the Church of the Province of South Africa in the face of apartheid. It calls upon the U.S. government to persuade the government of South Africa to repeal racist laws and work for a democratic society.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract