Leadership

  • Adlai Amor is director of communications and marketing. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    Adlai Amor

    Director of Communications and Marketing

    Adlai leads Bread’s work to communicate with Bread’s membership and the broader public through media relations, publications, and the web. Adlai began his career as a journalist in the Philippines, where he was born.

  • Bread for the World president Rev. David Beckmann. Bread for the World photo
    Board of Directors, Leadership

    David Beckmann

    President

    Rev. David Beckmann has been president of Bread for the World and Bread for the World Institute since 1991, leading large-scale and successful campaigns to strengthen U.S. political commitment to overcome hunger and poverty.

  • LaVida Davis is director of organizing and grassroots capacity building. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership, Regional Organizer

    LaVida Davis

    Director of Organizing and Grassroots Capacity Building

    LaVida leads Bread’s work in building and supporting Bread’s grassroots network.

  • Alice Walker Duff is Managing Director of Bread for the World. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    Alice Walker Duff

    Managing Director of Bread for the World and Bread for the World Institute

    Alice manages the daily operations of the organizations and assists the president in directing their overall strategies. Alice founded and formerly led Crystal Stairs, Inc

  • Jose Garcia is director of church relations. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    José Garcia

    Director of Church Relations

    José leads Bread’s work in developing and maintaining relationships with national and regional church leaders and agency staff across the denominational spectrum. Church relations also supports the spiritual aspects of Bread’s work among its staff, board, and members.

  • Asma Lateef is director of Bread for the World institute. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Institute, Leadership

    Asma Lateef

    Director

    Asma oversees the Institute’s research, analysis, and education on policy issues related to U.S. and global hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.

  • Jim Lund is Vice President for Development and Membershsip. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    James Lund

    Vice President for Development and Membership

    Jim leads organization-wide efforts to expand Bread membership and its member services and leads organizational fundraising. He formerly served as vice president for charitable giving at Catholic Relief Services.

  • Eric Mitchell is the director of government relations. Photo by Joe Molieri / Bread for the World
    Leadership

    Eric Mitchell

    Director of Government Relations

    Eric leads the work in developing and articulating Bread’s positions on policy, legislative goals, and lobbying strategies for achieving its goals with Congress and the administration.

  • Nancy Rhodes is vice president of finance and administration.
    Leadership

    Nancy Rhodes

    Vice President for Finance and Administration

    Nancy heads the finance and administration departments, which include the work areas of program planning, financial management, board relations, personnel, office management, and computer technology.

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • Budget 101: Block Grants, Flexibility, and Per Capita Caps

    Recent congressional budget proposals and plans to reduce poverty include options for changing the structure of current social programs from “entitlements,” which provide sufficient funding to address the needs of everyone who meets the eligibility requirements to “block grants,” which provide...

  • Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

    Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century can be found below.

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For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    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.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy