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How did your state's delegation in the U.S. Congress stand on legislation during the 114th Congress (2015-2016) that would end hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world?
These records, broken down by state, detail the support of legislation addressing both domestic and international issues. It shows how representatives and senators co-sponsored (or not) legislation and how they voted on legislation.
For the 114th Congress, Bread for the World has urged lawmakers to protect programs for low-income individuals and families by:
During this election season, this voting record can be a helpful resource as you listen to candidates debate the issues that are important to you.
Bread members can also use the information here to thank members of Congress who supported our efforts to make ending a hunger a national priority and to voice concern about votes that will result in more hunger.
One-page fact sheets that show the prevalence of hunger and poverty for each state plus Washington, D.C.
Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
We want to elect leaders who make ending hunger and poverty a priority, so we are encouraging candidates to talk about these...
Download remarks by Rev. David Beckmann to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann spoke to faith activists and delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He called mass hunger in America a “...