July 28, 2017

El Senado y el futuro del cuidado de salud

Joseph Molieri/Pan para el Mundo

Washington, D.C. – La siguiente declaración la ofrece el reverendo David Beckmann, presidente de Pan para el Mundo:

“Le damos gracias a Dios por este triunfo. El Senado se ha opuesto a profundos recortes a Medicaid y a quitarle a decenas de millones de personas el seguro médico. Cada una de las propuestas de ley sobre la salud que consideró el Senado hubiera aumentado el hambre, la pobreza y la enfermedad en nuestro país.

“Lo que dijo John McCain al regresar de su cirugía indica el camino a seguir – discusión y mutuo acuerdo bipartidistas. Es ese el camino a seguir para el cuidado de salud, la reforma tributaria y las asignaciones.

“Ya es hora de que los republicanos en el Congreso muevan al país hacia delante mediante discusión y mutuo acuerdo bipartidistas.

“Les damos las gracias a todos los miembros de Pan para el Mundo que se reunieron con sus miembros del Congreso o les contactaron por teléfono, correo electrónico y cartas. Agradecemos especialmente a las senadoras Collins y Murkowski por sus votos valientes”.

from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

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  • The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the Latino Community

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  • The Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)


    The United States is a nation of immigrants. Throughout its history, people have moved here from all over the world and have contributed to their communities and our national life. Today, as in the past, immigrants are also creating prosperity for this nation. 


For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

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  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy

  • 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.


  • The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

    Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in black communities. The working group has been considering socio-political and...

  • Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

    Legislation under consideration in the House and Senate would gut...