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Dr. Iva Carruthers the Vice Chair of the board. She is general secretary of Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, which engages progressive African-American faith leaders in social justice issues. She is also founder and director of Lois House, an urban retreat center. Carruthers is Trustee of Chicago Theological Seminary, Kwame Nkrumah Academy, and Shared Interest; professor emeritus and former chair of the Sociology Department at Northeastern Illinois University; and author and editor of publications in sociology, African-American history, and theology. She was a delegate to the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance. Carruthers is a speaker for Bread for the World’s African-American Voices for Africa initiative. Carruthers is United Church of Christ.
Climate Change Worsens Hunger in Latino/a Communities
Climate change threatens the traditions and lifestyles of Indigenous people.
While climate change impacts everyone, regardless of race, policies and practices around climate have historically discriminated against and excluded people of color.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.