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Our deepest condolences go out to friends, family, and all who knew Ms. Lillian Simons of the Southwest California Synod, our sister, longtime Policy Council member, and strong advocate, at the news of her passing.
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Advocacy during COVID-19 and Beyond
COVID-19 has stopped many parts of the economy as well as our social and religious life together.
But public policy remains important and indeed a crucial response to the pandemic. Existing economic and racial disparities have been exacerbated over the last few months.
The California Legislature has moved to respond. Legislation moves quickly and all citizen engagement takes place remotely. With new challenges, we’ve found new opportunity to engage with the 400 ELCA congregations in our state through a weekly virtual briefing.