Bread 2014-Dec Enews

December 13, 2014 at 8:22 am Leave a comment

Congress Gets a Makeover

Last month’s midterm elections changed the face of Congress. Starting in January, when the new Congress is seated, the Republican Party will be in control of both chambers. With the executive branch still under control of the Democrats, the country will have a definitively divided government. The country can expect continued gridlock and partisan conflict, as we have already seen. This will probably intensify as the 2016 presidential election gets closer. Read more.

World Bank President Praises Bread at Annual Gala

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, lauded the work of Bread for the World and its goal of ending hunger by 2030 at the 11th Annual Gala to End Hunger in New York City on Nov. 17. Read more.

Millions of Immigrants Offered Temporary Legalization via Immigration Overhaul

During a televised address to the nation on Nov. 20, President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) legalization program. It’s an ominous-sounding name for a program with the primary goal of legalizing almost half of all 11.2 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. Read more.

What Can Congress Do in This Lame-Duck Session?

With the midterm elections behind them, members of Congress are now back in Washington working through a short work period commonly referred to as a lame-duck session. They are expected to work until Dec. 11. Read more.

Moving From Fear to No Fear, From Thanksgiving to Advent

When we take our fears to God in prayer, the overwhelming recognition of God’s love for all of us can transform our fear into thankfulness and our thankfulness into action and advocacy. Read more.

ACT NOW
Call your representative today and urge him or her to support the Global Food Security Act (H.R. 5656). Read more.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
Bread for the World Institute’s 2015 Hunger Report Launched

Bread Slices: Last Chance for Bread Christmas Cards, Giving at Year’s End, Rick Steves’ Christmas Challenge to You, and more!

Top Blog Posts: November 2014

Infographic: One in Three

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