Resource Library

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Getting Ready to Come Back: Advocacy Guide for Mission Teams

    July 6, 2015

    Getting Ready to Come Back will help short-term mission teams traveling internationally to understand how political, social, and economic systems contribute to hunger and poverty. The guide seeks to support and...

  • The Biblical Basis for Advocacy to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure presents the broad themes from the Bible that guide the mission of Bread for the World in working to end hunger.

    In addition to the Bible verses and passages cited here, there are many other...