Bread: January - February 2013 Newsletter
Resilience and innovation. These two words perhaps best describe the work of Bread for the World over the past three years. December 2012 marked the completion of Bread’s most recent three-year plan, our fifth such plan since we started the practice in 1998.
The completion of the plan presents an opportunity to look back on what we have accomplished and gird ourselves for the challenges ahead.
Also in this Issue:
Persistent advocacy by Bread for the World members, our partner organizations, and other people of faith resulted in reducing our deficit by more than $2 trillion during the 112th Congress.
As President Barack Obama is inaugurated for his final term and the 113th Congress convenes, remind both of those branches of government about their obligation to hungry people.
The Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6 culminates the Twelve Days of Christmas. It reminds us of the real life of the poor in our world: displacement and danger, wailing mothers and violent foreign policies.
The President and Congress reached a last minute deal to address the fiscal cliff. On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act into law.
Introducing Development Works, seven essays that make the case for effective international development aid and provide a clearer picture of the struggle against global hunger.
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