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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  • 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...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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