John Carr

Vice Chair of the Board

Cheverly, Md.
Founder and director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, Georgetown University.

Washington correspondent, America magazine. Recent Fellow, Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Former executive director, Dept of Justice, Peace and Human Development, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Former director, National Committee for Full Employment and White House Conference on Families. Board member, Alliance to End Hunger. Roman Catholic.

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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.