Bread 2012-01 Update

February 2, 2012 at 7:06 am Leave a comment

We Need a Surge of Advocacy in 2012 With the help of Bread activists, we got through 2011 without major cuts to programs focused on hungry and poor people. We’re thankful to all those who called, wrote, and visited their members of Congress to help protect these programs. But the fight is far from over. Read more »

Can We Learn to Live with Less? Families in Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania live with regular “hunger seasons,” writes Ines Torres Davis, director for justice at Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Read more »

Success Paves Way for 2012 Our 2011 legislative work focused on two tracks—urging Congress to protect annual funding for programs for hungry and poor people, and influencing the Super Committee’s decisions for reducing our federal deficit. Here’s a review. Read more »

Gyude Moore: A Leader for Liberia Bread member Gyude Moore’s early experiences of poverty and war inform his work as special assistant to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Read more »

Bread Activists Part of Nationwide Day of Action Seattle’s gusty winds and a soaking rain might have kept less passionate people at home, but people of faith joined to call attention to drastic cuts some lawmakers proposed to anti-poverty programs. Read more »

 

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