Economic Justice

Economic Justice

BACKGROUND A growing national movement is examining the connection between various problems that society faces, including urban decline, disappearing farmlands and wildlife habitat, increasing...
Year Adopted:
1999
60th General Assembly November 1989 New Orleans, Louisiana BACKGROUND Vast numbers of people, possibly as many as two million, live on streets, in cars, or are obliged to lodge in public...
Year Adopted:
1989
September 2003 UAHC Executive Committee Be it hereby resolved that the following positions and persons be designated as authorized signators on all UAHC bank accounts:  the President of the UAHC the...
Year Adopted:
2003
Board of Trustees June 1981 Washington, DC WHEREAS the Chicago Federation has organized a not-for-profit corporation, designated Chicago Federation, Union of American Hebrew Congregations...
Year Adopted:
1981
Board of Trustees May 1968 New York, New York We reaffirm our commitment to the concept of human dignity. Poverty and discrimination are inextricably related. Racial justice is inseparable...
Year Adopted:
1968
67th General Assembly November 2003 Minneapolis, Minnesota BACKGROUND "Our teachers have said: If all the troubles of the world are assembled on one side and poverty is on the other,...
Year Adopted:
2003
Board of Trustees May 1984 Secaucus, New Jersey In 1974, Congress passed sweeping legislation regulating presidential campaign contributions. Limits were established on total spending as...
Year Adopted:
1984
Board of Trustees May 1979 New York WHEREAS Article V of the United States Constitution provides for two methods of proposing constitutional amendments-a two-thirds vote of Congress or...
Year Adopted:
1979
The continuing economic crisis in American life threatens the quality of life of all Americans and imposes a disproportionate burden of social injustice on the elderly, the young, and...
Year Adopted:
1976
Background In 2000, international leaders, including President Clinton and Prime Minister Chrétien, gathered for the UN Millennium Summit to combat global poverty. They acknowledged what...
Year Adopted:
2005

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