COVID-19 Jubilee White House, IMF, G20 Letter

Your organization, faith community or congregation can sign the Jubilee COVID-19 Response Letter here.  

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As COVID-19 takes lives, impacts the markets, affects healthcare and drives a global financial crisis, we the undersigned urge the International Monetary Fund, the G20 and White House to:

  • Cancel debt payments and expand debt relief for developing countries to bolster healthcare, protect the vulnerable and workers as they confront COVID-19
  • Mobilize additional resources to support all countries impacted by the economic and health impacts of the coronavirus
  • Improve debt restructuring, issue debt payment moratoriums and create expedient debt reprofiling processes for countries impacted by the coronavirus
  • Support all countries to emerge from the crisis with more resilience by encouraging policies and agreements to increase protections for the vulnerable, instill greater public budget transparency, implement financial crisis and market protections, promote responsible lending and borrowing and curb corruption and tax evasion
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Your organization, faith community or congregation can sign the Jubilee COVID-19 Response Letter here.

 

 Letter Signers as of 5/15/2020:

 

Denominations and Denominational Representations

All Africa Conference of Churches
The Episcopal Church
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
The National Council of Churches
The Presbyterian Church (USA)
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
The Unitarian Universalist Association
The United Church of Christ
The United Methodist Church, General Board of Church and Society

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a separate joint letter with Jubilee USA Network on April 9 (available here)
*Pope Francis delivered a separate statement on Easter Sunday calling for debt relief.  


Religious Institutions, Faith Organizations and Denomination Offices

Jubilee USA Network
Africa Faith and Justice Network
American Friends Service Committee
American Jewish World Service
Buddhist Association of the United States
Buddhist Global Relief
Church World Service
Disciples Center for Public Witness
Faith in Healthcare
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
Muslims for Economic Justice
Pax Christi USA
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Sojourners
United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries


Congregations, Faith Communities and Religious Groups

Adorers of the Blood of Christ - St Louis, MO
All Saints Episcopal Church - Salt Lake City, UT
Ascension Lutheran Church - Thousand Oaks , CA
Athens Catholic Community Peace and Justice Committee - Athens, OH
Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries - Oak View, CA
Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore - Lutherville, MD
Billings Montana Interfaith Network
Christ Church United Methodist - Tucson, AZ
Christ Presbyterian Church of Rancho La Costa - Carlsbad, CA
Collaborative Center for Justice (Catholic) - Hartford, CT
Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg, CA
Congregation de Notre Dame - Wilton, CT
Congregation Gates of Heaven - Schenectady, NY
Congregation of Our Lady of the Good Shepherd, U.S. Provinces - Silver Spring, US
Crossroads United Church of Christ - Indianola, IO
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Province of the West - Santa Barbara, CA
Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Peace and Justice Office - Sinsinawa, WI
Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois Leadership Team
Fairmount Presbyterian Church - Cleveland Heights, OH
First Congregational Church of Chicago - Chicago, IL
First Presbyterian Church - Portland, OR
First Trinitarian Congregational Church, United Church of Christ - Scituate, MA
First Unitarian Universalist Society - Albany, NY
First United Methodist Church - Missoula , MT
Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement - Garrison, NY
Freedom Road
Friends in Solidarity (Catholic) - Silver Spring, Maryland
Glenmary Home Missioners - Cincinnati, OH
Glenmary Home Missioners - Lakeside Park, KT
Holy Cross International Justice Office - Notre Dame, IN
Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters, USA - Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation - Northfield, IL
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - Akron, OH
InterReligious Task Force on Central America and Colombia - Cleveland, OH
Jubilee Albany/Capital Region New York
Jubilee USA Southern California
Jubilee Vermont
Knox Presbyterian Church - Pasadena. CA
Mansfield Meeting (Quaker) - Mansfield, PA
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns
Mission Social Justice Board of Arlington Community Church - Kensington, CA
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
Nevada City United Methodist Church - Nevada City, California
New Hope Collaborative, West Raleigh Presbyterian Church
Oklahoma Objector Community - Oklahoma City, OK
Oscar Romero Church - Rochester, NY
Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters - Huntington, IN
Pacifica Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Pax Christi Metro New York
Pax Christi Western NY
Peace and Justice Advocates Action Team, University Congregational United Church of Christ - Seattle, Washington
Peace Lutheran Church - Danville, CA
Provincial Council Clerics of St. Viator - Arlington Heights, IL
Puerto Rico Bible Society - San Juan, PR
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico - San Juan, PR
San Dieguito United Methodist Church - Encinitas, CA
School Sisters of Notre Dame, Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation Office
Sisters of Charity Federation
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation - Leavenworth, KS
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Western Province Leadership
Sisters of Charity of New York - Bronx, NY
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia - Aston, PA
Sisters of the Good Shepherd - Astoria, NY
Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament of Corpus Christi, TX
Sisters of the Most Precious Blood Leadership Team
Social Action Committee at Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church - Hyattsville, MD
St. Augustine's Episcopal Church - Oakland, CA
St. Benedict's Monastery - St Joseph, IL
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church - Missoula, MT
St. Mary's Episcopal Church - New York, NY
St. Matthew Catholic Community - Baltimore, MD
Temple of Understanding - New York City, NY
The Christian Community - College Park, MD
The Jubilee Justice Taskforce of the United Church of Christ - Quincy, MA
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
The River Church South - Quincy, MA
Tikkun's Network of Spiritual Progressives
University Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)/United Church of Christ - San Diego, CA
Wellsboro Friends Meeting (Quakers) - Wellsboro, PA
Wheaton Franciscans - Wheaton, IL

 

Humanitarian and Other Organizations

ActionAid USA
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Center for International Policy
Centro de los Derechos del Campesino/LATINDADD
Earth Evolution - Malibu, CA
East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN)
Essential Information
Friends of Batiquitos Lagoon - Encinitas, CA
Friends of the Earth U.S.
Health GAP (Global Access Project)
Institute for Policy Studies, Global Economy Project
New Rules for Global Finance
Oxfam America
Prince George's County (MD) Peace & Justice Coalition
RESULTS
RESULTS Ann Arbor, MI