Image result for Peter Cook photo new york state council of churches  Peter Cook, Executive Director, NYS Council of Churches

New York Yearly Meeting is a member of the New York State Council of Churches -- when we join with others in advocacy, our voice is amplified!  The NYS Council of Churches looks beyond the headlines, a kind of NYS-focused Friends Council on National Legislation -- but they also pay attention to national issues.  I am delighted to be able to support and tap into their expertise.  Here's a recent effort, a commentary in the Albany Times Union, written by Peter Cook and Abby J. Leibman, President and CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger: