Frances Simpson Allen

Frances Simpson-Allen is Programme Management Officer in the Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth at the United Nations. She previously worked on the global launch of the Sustainable Development Goals as coordinator of the Post-2015 Strategy Hub in the United Nations Secretary General's office. Simpson-Allen worked on the global campaign to "crowd-source" the Sustainable Development Goals, leading on technology and innovation partnerships as lead consultant with the United Nations Millennium Campaign. Before that, Simpson-Allen served as an organizing fellow for Obama for America in 2012. She is a board member of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Young Leaders. She attends Middle Collegiate Church.

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  • Finding Hope, Ending Hunger on Both Sides of the Border: A Bilingual Latino Devotional

    Devotional writers challenge us to feel the Spirit of God within us and to hear God’s urgent call to demand justice so all can put food on the table.
  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    “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.

    The Bible on...

  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

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African at Heart

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