Talk to the White House *Today* at 4 p.m. Eastern
Bread for the World staff hand Paulette Aniskoff, deputy assistant to the president and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, sheets from the petitions delivered to the White House on August 7, 2013. The signatures emphasize the need for presidential leadership to end hunger. Pictured (left to right): Amelia Kegan, senior policy analyst; LaVida Davis, director of organizing; Paulette Aniskoff; Gary Cook, director of church relations; Eric Mitchell, director of government relations (Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World).
There is still time to register for today's national grassroots conference call and webinar with special guest Paulette Aniskoff, deputy assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.
The one-hour call begins at 4 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Pacific). If you are unable to join the webinar portion of the call, the presentation is available below, as both a slideshow and a downloadable PDF. You can also find a comprehensive how-to guide on the webinar by clicking here.
During the issues update portion of the call, the following resources will be referenced and are available by clicking on the links below:
- What Does the Government Shutdown Mean for Hunger?
- Two new fact sheets: The State of U.S. Poverty in 2012 outlines results from a report released last month by the Census Bureau; No Progress Against Hunger is guide to the recently released food insecurity data from the USDA which tracks how often families struggle to put food on their table in a year.
- Pray and Act for Immigration Reform gives you information on how to become involved in a week of prayer beginning Oct. 12.
Fall is a busy time for faithful advocates. The budget negotiations, debt ceiling, farm bill, and immigration are all moving in Congress and have consequences for hunger. Please join us for an informative presentation and update from our government relations and organizing staff.
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