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Bread for the World is committed to innovation and expansion of its already formidable grassroots power. Over the past several years Bread refined its Organizing and Grassroots Capacity Building model and dramatically increased its legislative effectiveness. The model focuses on winning legislative campaigns by mobilizing our existing base and deepening and expanding Bread’s grassroots. This is accomplished using traditional issues organizing in places that are strategic for legislative and diversity goals. While this targeting has been effective for winning legislative victories, it presents challenges to maintaining the broad nationwide base.
The Director of Organizing will be instrumental in managing effective targeted organizing strategies while continuing to broaden Bread’s nationwide base, with emphasis on building a younger and more diverse grassroots network. The Director will also be key to developing Bread’s response to the changing political environment in ways that are consistent with, and strengthen, Bread’s values. Bread is committed to being effective for hungry people, ecumenical engagement of Christians and outreach to other faith traditions, and upholding values of civility, bipartisanship, dedication to justice and commitment to diversity and servant leadership.
The broad goals and responsibilities of the Director include:
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter responding specifically to the experience and qualifications being sought to: Daniel Sherman, President, Explore Company at email@example.com. Refer to Bread/DOGRCB in the subject line. No phone inquiries please.
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A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.
Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.
Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.
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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.
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