Bread for the World - 2023 Offering of Letters workshop

Food, Climate, and the 2023 Farm Bill
Saturday, September 9, 2023

First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA 18104

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This annual gathering will include discussion of both local and national food and hunger issues and tools for advocacy with our elected members of Congress.

Plenary Presentation:
  "The 2023 Farm Bill - Policy, Politics, Action"

Cheri Andes, Deputy Director for Organizing and Faith Engagement, Bread for the World.

Building a Healthy, Equitable, and Sustainable Food System via the Farm Bill: Bread has held 29 regional Farm Bill listening sessions with 730 grassroots advocates and more than 100 additional meetings with stakeholders, including Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous farmers and food system leaders, Historically Black College and Universities, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials, and local food system leaders (including recipients of U.S. Department of Agriculture grants), to learn about their priorities for the 2023 farm bill and to build and strengthen relationships.

Workshop Topics*

  • Advocacy 101
  • The Allentown Ecumenical Food Bank and SNAP: Partners for Health
  • What is Educational Equity and How Does it Apply to Abundant Life?
  • Caring for the Earth with Sustainable Eating
* This is a preliminary program announcement. Check here again for updates.

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Last Updated: 8/20/2023
Created: May 1, 2023