Resource Library

  • Writing a Letter to the Editor of Your Local Newspaper

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – getting your concerns in the media so they are seen by others, including the offices of members of Congress. Includes many helpful tips and a template for a letter to the...

  • How to Conduct an In-District Meeting with a Member of Congress (or the Staff)

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – the in-person visit in a district or state office of a member of Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • The Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

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

  • The Bible and Poverty-Focused Development Assistance

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy for federal government assistance abroad that focuses on eradicating poverty.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical...

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    July 16, 2015

    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...

  • The Bible and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on reforming the criminal justice system and mass incarceration.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you...

  • Elections Resources

    July 15, 2015

    A list of Bread-produced resources to help activists raise hunger as an issue during the 2016 congressional and presidential elections.

  • Design by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

    Manual: Las Elecciones Son Importantes

    July 7, 2015

    Una guía comprensiva para hablar con los candidatos y sensibilizar la política del hambre.

  • Effectively Using Public Meetings to Engage with Congressional Candidates

    July 7, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – attending a town hall or other public meeting with a member of Congress or candidate for Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • Advocacy 101: Making a Difference in Congress

    July 6, 2015

    Advocacy 101 provides a largely secular explanation of how Bread for the World carries out its advocacy with Congress. It explains the legislative process at the federal level and how Bread activists, as constituents...