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Dr. Beverly Mitchell is professor of Historical Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary. She teaches historical, systematic, and contextual theology as well as courses dealing with human rights. She regularly co-teaches a class on domestic and global poverty. She is the author of numerous articles and books. Her more recent scholarship has focused on the challenges to human dignity in the face of white supremacy, economic injustice, and genocide. Mitchell holds a doctorate in systematic theology from Boston College/ANTS. She has strong American Baptist roots and is currently a member of a local Episcopal church. Washington, D.C.
Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.