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Washington, D.C. – Bread for the World, the World Council of Churches, and Howard University Office of the Dean of the Chapel are hosting a consultation of Pan-African women of faith from across the world. The goal of the consultation is to ensure that hunger and poverty are on the platforms of candidates aspiring to public office this year in the U.S., Africa, and the Caribbean. 

Pan-African women are disproportionately affected by hunger and poverty, and the hope of the consultation is to raise and consolidate support among the women to respond to the injustices and disparities in their local and global communities. The event will:

  • affirm the leadership provided by Pan-African women to address hunger and poverty,
  • highlight the important role Pan-African women of faith have and can play in advocacy and elections, and
  • inform the collective efforts to ensure that specific issues facing Pan-African women and girls are understood and considered by decision makers.

On Friday, June 10, participants will also take part in the Pan-African Spiritual Pilgrimage: A Sacred Journey of Lament, Celebration, and Hope to significant sites around Washington, D.C.

WHO:           Bread for the World;

World Council of Churches Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network (PAWEEN); and

Howard University Office of the Dean of the Chapel


WHAT:         Pan-African Women of Faith International Consultation & Spiritual Pilgrimage


WHEN:        Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11


WHERE:     Howard University Andrew Rankin Chapel and other locations in Washington, D.C.

Additional information about the event, speakers, and registration can be found at: http://www.bread.org/panafrican

A complete schedule can be found at: http://bit.ly/1X0HO8C

For more information, contact Chris Ford, media relations manager of Bread for the World, at 202-688-1o77 or cford@bread.org.  

Chris Ford

Media Relations Manager

Bread for the World


425 3rd Street SW, Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20024

Direct 202.688.1077

Mobile 520.904.0415

General 202.639.9400

Fax 202.639.9401

Twitter @bread4theworld



TELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: Provide $230 million to help mothers and children survive and thrive. Support Bread for the World’s 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive.

DILE AL CONGRESO: Provean 230 millones de dolares para ayudar a madres y sus hijos a sobrevivir y a prosperar. Apoya la Ofrenda de Cartas 2016 de Pan para el Mundo: Sobrevivir y Sobresalir.

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