1,000 Days: The Issue & the Tools

July 6, 2015
Photo by Molly Marsh/Bread for the World

A resource of the Women of Faith campaign

Women of Faith for 1,000 Days is an ecumenical group of women dedicated to promoting improved nutrition for women and children in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday.

This resource is a toolkit to help you hold 1,000 conversations about the 1,000 Days. The kit contains materials to help participants pray, act, and reflect on this important work. It includes facts on international and domestic malnutrition; prayer/Scripture reflection; ways to start conversations and talk with others about this issue; a DVD of resources; information on how to write letters to the editor; and how to set up meetings with your members of Congress. 

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