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Executive Order on Immigration Provides Welcome Relief

Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 – Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, issued this statement today as President Obama prepares to sign an executive order that will reportedly provide relief from the risk of deportation to four million undocumented immigrants: Read more »

Green Climate Fund Crucial to Sustained Food Production

Washington, DC, November 19, 2014 – Bread for the World welcomes the U.S. pledge of $3 billion made by President Barack Obama last weekend to enable developing countries’ economies to grow while also lowering their carbon emissions, thus slowing global climate change. Read more »

Immigration Leaders ask Government to End Uncertainty and Take Action on Reform

Washington, DC, November 19, 2014 – A coalition of activists and leaders from immigrant communities has issued a letter to President Barack Obama, Speaker John Boehner, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell asking for action on immigration reform. Read more »

World Bank President to Speak at Hunger Gala

Washington, DC, November 17, 2014 – Dr. Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, will speak at the 11th Annual Gala to End Hunger, a gathering of Bread for the World, Bread for the World Institute, and Alliance to End Hunger members, in New York City on Nov. 17. Read more »

We Pray for Justice in Ferguson

Washington, DC, November 14, 2014 – Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, issued this statement today as the country awaits the grand jury’s decision on the Michael Brown case. Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American man, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old white police officer, on Aug. 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The grand jury is expected to render its decision to indict or not to indict Officer Wilson this month. Read more »

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