Claire Wiggins

Pasadena, Calif.
Community Outreach Ministry Assistant, Lake Avenue Church.

At Lake Avenue Church, works in civic engagement and advocacy, including planning an interfaith collaborative mayoral forum, initiating a ministry to use film documentaries to spur dialogue and advocacy, and connecting with a network that helps returning citizens find resources, training, and opportunities. Serves on the worship team and as a small group leader at New City Church in Los Angeles. Holds a Master’s degree in intercultural studies with an emphasis on international development and urban studies from Fuller Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Non-denominational.

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  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.


  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.