Interfaith Congregation Action Network (I-CAN)is a program of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee that seeks to engage members of area congregations in advocacy efforts around issues affecting low-income individuals and families.
From Charity to Justice: An Advocacy Guide for Congregations to Move From Charity to Justice is an activity guide written by the I-CAN Committee to be used by congregations looking for tools to help transition from doing charitable work to advocacy.
What are the goals of this activity guide?
To help congregations to understand the difference between doing charity work and being advocates for justice.
To inspire congregations to choose at least one issue to act on to effect systemic change.
To provide some guidelines for congregations to begin to take action.
Who is the target audience for this activity guide?
This curriculum is intended for all members of the congregation, including clergy, committee members and congregants.