D070 Addressing Inequities in the Quality of Life of Native Peoples

Resolved, That the General Convention directs the Office of Government Relations to advocate for legislation, funding, and services which address the inequities in healthcare, housing, nutrition, and education affecting the quality of life of Native Peoples; and be it further

Resolved, That The Episcopal Church also seeks to address the issue that American Indians/Alaska Natives/Native Hawaiians also face much higher rates of poverty, incarceration, and unemployment than the total population; and be it further

Resolved, That congregations and dioceses educate themselves on the inequities and engage in local and state advocacy.