2018 marks the 43rd anniversary of the Ecumenical Legislative Briefing Day. Each year the event committee operates under the assumption that living out of God's grace means, at least in part, fighting for justice for those oppressed or in need whose voices go unheard. The organization believes that ordinary citizens can take action on behalf of the disadvantaged by advocating for just laws. The purpose of the day, then, is help voters of the State of Nebraska better understand upcoming legislation in the Unicameral and the effects of that legislation in order that they may advocate for justice through the passage of laws that protect the rights and address the needs of the less fortunate.
To that end, the goals of the organization are to:
The committee is supported by the Nebraska Conference Foundation, the Helen Traudt Estate, United Methodist Women of the Great Plains Conference, Church Women United of Lincoln, and Church Women United of Nebraska.
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