8/21/2015: The Voting Rights Act's biggest challenge is now before Congress. Its outcome will determine who will be able to vote in not only the upcoming 2016 presidential election, but also every election in the United States’ future.
8/15/2015: United Methodist Women is recognized for the publication of its mission study The Church and People with Disabilities.
8/12/2015: In a move that adapts to a changing mission context, United Methodist Women board of directors has voted to authorize the sale of Alma Mathews House, a guesthouse in New York City's Greenwich Village for United Methodist Church agencies and other nonprofits.
8/5/2015: A United Methodist Women partner organization is featured in a CNN documentary on child trafficking in the U.S.
8/5/2015: International Ministries announces a new Regional Missionary for Leadership Development in Latin America, as of August 1, 2015.
8/1/2015: United Methodist Women are organized - and READY - for action. A transformational education experience spurred spontaneous social action at National Seminar in Chicago.
8/1/2015: In worship, workshops, site visits and actions across the city, about 200 United Methodist Women members put feet on their prayers at “Interrupting Injustice: Jesus, Justice and Joy.” We focused training on climate justice, economic injustice, mass incarceration, and maternal and child health.
7/31/2015: United Methodist Women joins 171 immigrants’ rights, criminal justice reform, faith-based, and human rights and civil rights organizations as signatories in a letter to Attorney General Lynch.
7/29/2015: Your help is urgently needed now. Please take action this week to ensure family detention is shut down for good!
7/28/2015: The authors will be panelists at a town hall on mass incarceration and policing co-sponsored by United Methodist Women and part of its national justice training event, “Interrupting Indifference: Jesus, Justice and Joy,” July 29-Aug. 2 at the University of Chicago.
7/27/2015: The California District Court’s decision rules that the U.S. administration’s family detention program violates parts of the Flores agreement, and that families should be released as quickly as possible.
7/27/2015: United Methodist Women’s position on family detention and the causes of migration from Latin America and Mexico.
7/17/2015: Micro-loans from United Methodist Women in the Côte d’Ivoire Conference help local women start their own businesses.
7/15/2015: Women from around the country will come to Chicago from July 29 to August 2 to prepare for bold, faith-based justice action the quadrennial United Methodist Women National Seminar.
7/15/2015: More than 200 women from across the country will explore faith-based responses to critical justice issues at United Methodist Women's National Seminar in Chicago, July 29- Aug. 2, 2015.