President of Bread for the World Addresses Faith Community"s Advocacy around Hunger

October 10, 2012

Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World will be joined by Jewish and Muslim faith leaders for a free evening of discussion and dialogue open to the public on Oct. 22 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm at Xavier University’s Schiff Conference Center (inside the Cintas Center).

“Building a Circle of Protection: Poverty, Hunger, and Public Policy” will address the realities of hunger in our world and what the faith community can and should do to be powerful advocates to end hunger and poverty in our own communities and abroad.

Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. It is one of the largest and most effective organizations in the world dedicated to building the political will to end hunger.

This event is sponsored by: Xavier University, Xavier Department of Theology, Xavier’s Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue, Jewish Family Service, Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, and Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church.

Find directions and map at http://www.xavier.edu/about/map.cfm