Resource Library

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    2013 Hunger Report: Within Reach: Global Development Goals

    August 20, 2015

    The 2013 Hunger Report focuses on the final push to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their 2015 deadline and proposes a new set of global development goals to eliminate hunger and extreme poverty by...

  • Hunger and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    In this fact sheet, Bread presents its argument for mass incarceration as a hunger issue. It includes an examination of how incarceration causes hunger and presents the reasons Bread is working for reform of the U.S...

  • The Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Infographic on reference to women in peace treaties

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on reference to women in peace treaties

  • Infographic: The U.S. and Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: The U.S. and Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women

  • Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income...

  • Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

  • 2015 Hunger Report Data Tables

    July 6, 2015

    The 2015 Hunger Report data tables give readers easy access to current and comprehensive statistics on hunger and poverty, and the status of human development more broadly. Tables are divided between U.S. and global...

  • Infographic on women and violence

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on women and violence

  • Poverty-Focused Development Assistance (PFDA) 101

    July 6, 2015

    Bread for the World monitors a number of accounts within the overall International Affairs Budget (called the 150 Account) of the federal government’s budget. These accounts fund programs that touch on hunger and...

  • Feed Our Children

    July 6, 2015

    Food affects many parts of our lives, both individually and collectively. Your own, personal weight and health is directly connected to the food you eat. And the desire of many consumers to buy organically grown food...

  • Hunger & Poverty Among African-American Children

    July 6, 2015

    Produced in February 2013

  • Keeping the Dream Alive: Hunger by the Numbers among Older Americans

    July 6, 2015

    Life expectancy has been rising steadily in the United States. The average expected lifespan in 2001 was 76 years. In 2012 this increased to 79 years. This means there is a growing population of older Americans. One...

  • Deficits 101

    July 6, 2015

    To reduce our nation’s deficit, Congress must consider the federal budget in its entirety. Congress must create a circle of protection around funding for programs that are vital for hungry and poor people in the...

  • Debt Limit 101

    July 6, 2015

    Most of the debt the government may owe is limited by law. When that limit is reached, Congress must vote to increase it. This has happened 10 times since 2001.

  • Overall Spending Caps 101

    July 6, 2015

    Restrictive spending caps that gut anti-poverty programs are not the answer. To reduce our nation’s deficit, the federal budget must be considered in its entirety. Congress must oppose overall spending caps and...

  • Triggers 101

    July 6, 2015

    A trigger is a mechanism intended to force Congress to pass bills to reduce federal deficits.

  • A Glossary of Budget Terms

    July 6, 2015

    A list of definitions for commonly used budget terms.

  • Jane's Beans (Video)

    July 6, 2015

    These videos tell stories about people who are improving their lives with the help of U.S. development assistance, and clear up common misconceptions about development.

  • Strengthening Local Capacity: The Weak Link in Sustainable Development

    July 1, 2015

    Stronger local capacity — the ability of individuals and institutions to perform functions, solve problems, and achieve goals — is essential to achieving the ambitious global development goals of the post-2015 era....