Advocacy

United States Relief and Works Agency ( UNRWA) is vital to the support of Palestinian refugees. The Coalition for Peace with Justice urges Americans to learn more about UNRWA

Mohammed Eid, scholarship recipient speaks about living in Gaza and his work with UNRWA and the importance of this UN agency to Palestinian refugees.
Crucial UNRWA programes in education, health, relief and social services; provide a quality education for half a million children and primary health care for more than 3.5 million patients in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.
In January,The US Department of State announced it was withholding $65m out of a $125m aid package earmarked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA).

CPWJ supports restoration of complete funding for UNRWA.
https://www.c-span.org/video/?449774-1/un-relief-efforts-palestine-refugees

CPWJ SUPPORTS HR 4391

Has your Congressional representative co sponsored HR 4391: Protect Human rights by ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children?
202 225 3121 (congressional switchboard)

Congresswoman McCollum speaks: https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4741794/minute-speech-hr-4391

Additional information:
https://nwttac.dci-palestine.org/resources_on_hr4391 : No Way To Treat a Child campaign for rights of Palestinian children.
https://palestinesquare.com/2017/11/16/h-r-4391-nowaytotreatachild

HR 4391 is supported by many human rights organizations. Here are a few:
https://nwttac.dci-palestine.org/episcopal_church_acts_to_support_palestinian_children_s_rights
https://secure.afsc.org/onlineactions/j_LHjVjM1Em0U2EvvYMFyQ2
https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/congresswoman-mccollum-introduces-first-ever-legislation-support-palestinian-human-rights/
https://cmep.org/: Churches for Middle East Peace
http://www.aaiusa.org/hill_briefing_addresses_abuse_of_palestinian_children