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Daily archives: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Episcopal Church Invests in Bank of Palestine

In late March, The Episcopal Church purchased a three-year certificate of deposit for $500,000 in the Bank of Palestine. The bank, founded in 1960, has 48 branches in Palestine that employ 1200 employees and serve more than half a million customers. According to Lindsey Parker of the Diocese of Massachusetts, chair of the Economic Justice…
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Voting Rights Advocacy for Today

The Voting Rights Act of 1965, a cornerstone of the civil rights movement in the United States, has been challenged in Shelby County v. Holder. The Supreme Court is currently reviewing the case and is expected to issue a decision this summer. If you would like to receive updates and advocacy alerts on voting rights…
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