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October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
October 2013 national conf call final
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Bread for the World's National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar for October 15, 2013.

Bread for the World's National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar for October 15, 2013.

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  • 1. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar October 15, 2013 #BreadWeb A collective Christian voice urging our nation's leaders to end hunger at home and abroad .
  • 2. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Opening Welcome LaVida Davis Director, Organizing & Grassroots Capacity Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 3. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Opening Prayer Zach Schmidt Regional Organizer, Chicago, IL Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 4. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Update from the Field Beatty Brasch Bread Activist, Lincoln, NE Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 5. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Update from the Field Kristin Ostrom Bread Activist, Lincoln, NE Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 6. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: White House Speaker! Paulette Aniskoff Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Engagement http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/author/Paulette%20Aniskoff Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 7. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Policy Update Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 8. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Housekeeping October is going to be a busy Month 1. Farm Bill negotiations 2. Major Budget battles 3. Immigration Reform Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 9. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill Christine Melendez Ashley Policy analyst, domestic nutrition Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 10. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill Senate Passed   66-27 and included: $4.1 billion in SNAP cuts Some improvements to food aid Appointed conferees, 7 D’s and 5 R’s • • • • • Cochran (R-MS) Roberts (R-KS) Chambliss (R-GA) Boozman (R-AR) Hoeven (R-ND) Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 11. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill House • Attempt #1: cut $20 billion from SNAP and over $2.5 billion from international food aid. FAILED 195234 • Attempt #2: “Farm only” farm bill. PASSED 216-208 • Attempt #3: “Nutrition only” bill. PASSED 217-210 • Nearly 4 million people off the program • 210,000 children lose free school meals • Reduced benefits for 850,000 households Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 12. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill The House Conferees… Appointed conferees, 17 R’s and 12 D’s • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Southerland (R-FL) Lucas (R-OK) King (R-IA) Neugebauer (R-TX) Roger (R-AL) Conway (R-TX) Thompson (R-PA) Scott (R-GA) Crawford (R-AR) Roby (R-AL) Noem (R-SD) Denham (R-CA) Davis (R-IL) Royce (R-CA) Marino (R-PA) Camp (R-MI) Johnson (R-TX) • • • • • • • • • • • • Fudge (D-OH Peterson (D-MN) McIntyre (D-NC) Costa (D- CA) Walz (D-MN) Schrader (D-OR) McGovern (D-MA) DelBene (D-WA) Vela (D-TX) Negrete (D-CA) Engel (D-NY) Levin (D-MI) Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 13. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill Next Steps • Current farm law expired Sept. 30 • Conference committee? • Extension? • Budget negotiations? Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter
  • 14. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Farm Bill Message • Oppose cuts to SNAP in any final farm bill • On Nov. 1, all SNAP households will already see their monthly benefits reduced – whether or not Congress is able to pass a farm bill • Support Senate improvements to international food aid Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 15. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: White House Speaker! Questions for Christine? Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 16. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar Amelia Kegan Senior policy analyst, budget Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 17. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Budget Budget negotiations Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 18. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Budget At Issue • Opening the government • U.S. default • Sequestration cuts • Funding the government for the rest of FY 2014 • Taxes and entitlements • Health care reform Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 19. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Budget A deal forming • Funds the government through January 15 • Extends debt ceiling to February 7 • Budget conference to address sequestration and larger budget issues • Small health care changes (reinsurance tax delay & income verification) Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 20. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Message Our Message • Government shutdown and U.S. default are not bargaining chips • Pass a budget that adequately fund programs serving poor and vulnerable populations • Replace sequestration with a balanced plan that includes revenues and responsible spending cuts Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 21. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Immigration Immigration • The House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees have considered multiple bills. • House Judiciary Chairman, Bob Goodlatte, has indicated that he would like to bring immigration to the House Floor. • Conference with the Senate Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 22. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: White House Speaker! Questions for Amelia? Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 23. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: Immigration What can you do? • From Oct. 12-20, Christians will be engaging in Pray4Reform events taking place across the nation. • October through December: Let your representative know you want comprehensive immigration reform. • Watch for urgent alerts calling for specific actions targeting Congress. Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 24. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar: White House Speaker! Questions for Amelia? Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb
  • 25. National Grassroots Conference Call and Webinar Next Steps • Biggest takeaway • Next Call: November 19th, 4pm Questions: mjasin@bread.org or @bread4theworld on Twitter #breadweb

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