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“Poverty Is a Threat to Democracy That Only Economic Mobility Can Solve,” by Tavis Smiley, Big Think. “I believe that poverty is the defining issue of our time. I believe that poverty is threatening our very democracy and I mean that sincerely. It's threatening our very democracy, the existence of it, the future of it.”
“How to Help Former Inmates Thrive,” by Robert E. Rubin, The New York Times. “I recently gave a talk at the state prison in San Quentin, Calif. At the event, a former inmate said, ‘I don’t understand why over the 18-year period of my incarceration, over $900,000 was paid to keep me in prison. But when I was paroled, I was given $200 and told ‘good luck.’’”
“How Mississippi plans to stop child hunger during the summer,” by Story Hinckley, The Christian Science Monitor. “Mississippi launched its summer meal program Thursday to help keep students fed, even after school is dismissed.”
“Pope Francis set to visit UN agency to push fight against hunger,” by Ines San Martin, Crux. “Pope Francis is set to visit Rome’s World Food Program on June 13, the United Nations’ frontline agency that works to end world hunger.”
“Ending poverty starts with school lunches,” by Rep. Barbara Lee (Opinion), East Bay Times. “All across the country, low-income children rely on their neighborhood schools for healthy and filling meals. In urban, suburban and rural communities, schools are on the front lines ensuring students get enough to eat.”
“Hunger in Syria's besieged town of Daraya,” by BBC World Service. “Hundreds of thousands of people are thought to be living under siege in Syria. The town of Daraya, near the capital Damascus, is one the most affected areas. This is how residents have been describing their daily life as they haven't received any food assistance since 2012.”
Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“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.