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2013 National Gathering: Workshops

Sunday, June 9, 3:45 p.m. 5:15 p.m.

1,000 Days: The Foundation of Life
Location: Mead Center

Join the international movement to improve nutrition for women and children in the 1,000-day window between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday.

Immigration as a Hunger Issue
Location: Mead Center

Learn about the “push factors” that drive immigrants to the United States and how Bread is engaging in the current immigration reform debate.

Advocacy in the 21st Century
Location: Mead Center

Build on your advocacy prowess, whether you’re starting at the ground floor or you’ve been with us for years.

Foreign Assistance: Exploring Aid Effectiveness
Location: Mead Center

Explore the world of foreign assistance and its complexities—such as issues of aid effectiveness and dependency.

Promoting Faithful Budget Priorities in an Era of Political Brinksmanship and Hyperpartisanship
Location: Mead Center

Join a discussion of how to effectively advocate amid partisanship and dysfunction. Leave with the tools to discuss budget, not rhetoric.

Making Sense of Our Country’s Safety Net
Location: Mead Center

Curious about U.S. safety net programs, who they serve, and if they work? Learn the basics in this interactive “101” workshop!

Monday, June 10, 1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Media and Public Advocacy: Building Political Will
Location: Mead Center

Learn how to use letters to the editor, Facebook posts, tweets, and blog posts to engage your family and friends, and target your members of Congress to raise awareness around hunger issues.

Development in Latin America
Location: Mead Center

Learn what steps Latin American governments, NGOs, and religious leaders are taking to eradicate poverty in Latin American.

African Voices: Charting the Course to Poverty Eradication
Location: Mead Center

Learn what steps African governments, NGOs, and religious leaders are taking to eradicate poverty on the continent of Africa.

You Can Move Congress: The Power of Your Story
Location: Mead Center

Everyone has a story — come learn concrete tools that will help you use your personal story to effect change.

A Vision for Global Agricultural Development
Location: Mead Center

What is the role of small-holder agriculture in a world without hunger? Join this discussion among activists, Foods Resource Bank participants, funders, and development specialists.

Evangelicals in Advocacy: Forgotten, Forsaken, or Formidable?
Location: Mead Center

Learn how evangelical leaders frame public policy for hungry and poor people, engage other evangelicals, and advocate as dsciples of Christ.

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