Bread e-Newsletter: Budget Proposals Must Protect Hungry People

December 12, 2012 at 6:04 am Leave a comment

Budget Proposals Do Not Protect Poor People Bread for the World’s analysis of the two recent budget proposals by President Obama and Speaker Boehner criticizes both for failing to include the principle that deficit reduction should not increase poverty. Read more »
Pray for the President In his video statement to the Circle of Protection, President Obama promised to “protect vital assistance for the least of these.” We are holding him accountable to that promise — and asking him to set a goal and work with Congress to enact a plan to end hunger in the United States and abroad. Read more »
Understanding Bread’s Campaigns All of Bread for the World’s campaigns and initiatives could confuse anyone. To help our members and friends understand our advocacy work better, we’ve developed a chart that explains our various campaigns. Read more »
Act Now! Call your senators and representative today and tell them to push for a circle of protection in the budget agreement around programs for hungry and poor people. Read more »
From the Institute: Bread for the World “Scales Up” Advocacy on Nutrition Asma Lateef, director of Bread for the World Institute, has been named to the steering committee of Scaling Up Nutrition’s Civil Society Network. Read more »
Policy Focus: May the Circle be Unbroken We continue to urge Congress to maintain a circle of protection around program that benefit hungry people. Read more »

Bread Slices

•Make Your Gift to Bread Today and Receive a Special Package from Rick Steves

•Your Gift for Christmas and Year’s End

•It’s Not Too Late to Buy Christmas Cards

•Prepare for a Change-Making Year

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Also in this issue:
On Faith: New Wineskins for New Wine
Perspectives on Hunger: Nourishing Young Brains and Bodies in Rural Honduras
Bread People: Paul Theiss and Nancy Satterford
Around the Nation: Bread Members Cultivate Growth at World Food Prize Event
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