Frances Simpson Allen

New York, NY
Programme Management Officer, Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth at the United Nations. 

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. Formerly worked on the global campaign to "crowd-source" the Goals, leading on technology and innovation partnerships as lead Consultant with the United Nations Millennium Campaign. Prior to which, served as an organizing fellow for Obama for America in 2012. Board member, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Young Leaders. Middle Collegiate Church.

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  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.


  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.