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Note: This page is updated frequently as resolutions are assigned to committees.

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2018-B024 Police Killings and Mental Illness 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Security
2018-A057 Strengthen Staff Resources for Networking 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Diversity, Justice
2018-C047 Support of One Person, One Vote 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy National Concerns, Public Policy
2018-D089 Supporting Non-Discrimination and Civil Rights 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Discrimination, Racism
2018-D090 Engaging the Church in Advocacy for Disability Rights 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Disabled Persons
2018-A011 Oppose Environmental Racism 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Environment, Health
2018-C015 Stricter Guidelines for "Lunch Box" Guns 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Gun Control, Weapons
2018-C032 Against Human Trafficking 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Human Rights
2018-C033 Respecting the Dignity of Immigrants 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-C018 Becoming a Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-D001 Haitian Temporary Protective Status 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-B002 Anti-Corruption 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Justice
2018-D013 Eliminate the Provision for Legal Slavery in the U.S. Constitution 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Human Rights
2018-C037 Call to Respond to Opioid Epidemic 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Addiction, Health Care
2018-D014 Addressing Maternal Mortality 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-C001 Reduced Enforcement of Immigration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-D003 Addressing the Issue of Voter Suppression 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Civil Rights, National Concerns
2018-D015 Support Keeping Families Together 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-C002 Support Legislation for a Clean DREAM Act 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-D004 Addressing Mass Incarceration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Prisons
2018-B005 Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Weapons
2018-D029 Condemning Prolonged Solitary Confinement as a Form of Torture 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Human Rights
2018-C022 Supporting Transgender Access 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Discrimination, Gender Identity
2018-D017 Reducing Sexual Harassment, Assault and Exploitation in the Workplace 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Labor
2018-D071 Establish State Policy Networks 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Public Policy
2018-D006 Just Transition: Automation and New Technology 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Education, Environment, Labor, Technology
2018-C041 Repair America's Safety Net 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Health Care
2018-D032 Equal Access to Health Care Regardless of Gender 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-D077 Reduce Death Penalty Sentence 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice
2018-A178 Halt the Intensification and Implementation of Immigration Policies and Practices that are Harmful to Migrant Women, Parents and Children 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-B029 Reaffirmation of Jubilee Ministries 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Social Action
2018-C009 Becoming A Sanctuary Church 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-D007 Disaster Resilience Policy 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy National Concerns
2018-A042 Proposed Name Change for EC Committee on Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A043 Clarify and Update Mandate 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A044 Establishing an Anti-Racism/Racial Reconciliation Certification Framework: Building Capacity for Becoming Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Continuing Education, Reconciliation
2018-A045 Revision and Reminder of Anti-Racism Training Requirement 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A046 Host a Racial Reconciliation Awards Program 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A015 Anti-Racism/Diversity/Bias Awareness Training for Interim Bodies 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Continuing Education, Racism
2018-D002 Funding the Work of The Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-B004 Eliminate Usage of Term Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism
2018-A228 Beloved Community Summit: Igniting the Church to be Bold Agents for Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A229 Condemnation of Racial Discrimination and Encouragement to Confront Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination, Reconciliation
2018-A230 Deploring the Sin of Scapegoating in Politics 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination
2018-A058 Encourage Use of Asset Map 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Justice
2018-A074 The Prophetic Voice of Provinces 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces
2018-A221 Collaboration and Networking 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-A032 Congregational Redevelopment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Evangelism
2018-A080 A Season of Provincial Discernment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces, Structure
2018-A112 Establish a Task Force on Diocesan Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Dioceses