AFRECS: American Friends of the Episcopal Church of Sudan

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3737 Seminary Road Alexandria, VA 22304

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Urge Others to Participate, Advocate

In this section, you will find information related to advocacy for Sudanese in the United States and abroad.

Recent Advocacy Efforts

Joint Letter to Congress from International Human Rights Organizations, June 17, 2014

Open Letter on U.S. Policy towards Sudan and South Sudan, June 17, 2014

Common Messages on the South Sudan Crisis, Information developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee

The Sudan Advocacy Action Forum and Operation Broken Silence have drafted a letter from faith leaders urging the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs to hold a hearing on H.R. 1692, the Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act.  They will send the letter on February 21, 2914.  Please consider adding your signature to the letter.  Read their sign-on request here. 

The SPLM-USA National Secretariat seeks support and advocacy for the US government and international entities to recognize the October referendum of the people of Abyei to join the nation of South Sudan.   Read their request for support here.

Sample Advocacy letter to US Senators and Representatives.


AFRECS sends a weekly Sudan update to our members and others interested in Sudan. This is a rich source of suggestions of which people and organizations you can encourage. Click here to see recent E-Blasts about Sudan.


Recent Sudan Resolutions

Draft Resolution on Sudan that will be brought before the Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia to be held January 24-26 in Roanoke. It seeks to strengthen the 35 year relationship that has existed between this diocese and the Provence of Sudan, now known as the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.