The state of hunger facing millions of people across the United States relates to race, class and power. It’s election season; a time when our elected officials are making promises, priorities and plans. Let’s seize the incredible opportunity elections present us to highlight how race, class and power contribute to hunger. Join in this dynamic discussion about the church’s role in elections, political campaigns and town hall gatherings and our Christian witness. What basic legal issues must congregations understand around elections? Hear best practices that get the attention of candidates at forums and debates. How is the Vote to End Hunger campaign influencing the 2016 presidential candidates to end hunger, alleviating poverty, and opening discussions around class, race and power in the United States? Come learn, share and prepare together!
- Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, Senior Associate for National Catholic Engagement
- LaVida Davis, Director of Organizing and Grassroots Capacity Building, Bread for the World