by Kathryn Johnson, Interim Director
June 25th, 2013
United Methodists and allies demonstrate for divestment outside the 2012 General Conference.
Big news! United Methodist annual (regional) conferences in New England, Minnesota, Pacific Northwest and Upper New York voted this month to divest from companies involved with Israel's occupation of Palestinian land including Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, Hewlett Packard, and General Electric. They joined conferences in West Ohio, New York, Northern Illinois, California Nevada and California Pacific which have already taken similar action. This brings the total to nine regional bodiesrepresenting thousands of churchesnationwide!