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Dr. Iva Carruthers the Vice Chair of the board. She is general secretary of Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, which engages progressive African-American faith leaders in social justice issues. She is also founder and director of Lois House, an urban retreat center. Carruthers is Trustee of Chicago Theological Seminary, Kwame Nkrumah Academy, and Shared Interest; professor emeritus and former chair of the Sociology Department at Northeastern Illinois University; and author and editor of publications in sociology, African-American history, and theology. She was a delegate to the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance. Carruthers is a speaker for Bread for the World’s African-American Voices for Africa initiative. Carruthers is United Church of Christ.
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.
Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict.
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...
This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-African people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.
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...
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget.
How do the 2020 Top Democratic Presidential Primary Candidates Promote Racial Equity to End Hunger? As you consider candidates in the 2020 election, we urge you to consider the importance of promoting racial equity to end hunger in the United States.
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.