A Circle of Protection Workshop: Federal, State and Metro Legislation
Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger (Portland Metro Chapter), Bread for the World and Catholic Charities present a half day interactive workshop on current legislation affecting hunger in Oregon.
- Learn what is at stake
- Learn what you can do to ensure Congress (National and State) helps, rather than hurts, people struggling to live in dignity
- Leave with tools for you and your congregation to advocate to change the face of hunger in the Tri-County area
The day will begin with a video presentation then a panel discussion that includes experts from Bread for the World, Economic Fairness of Oregon, Oregon Food Bank and Oregon Faith Roundtable against Hunger. The afternoon will end with a choice of one of three breakout workshops that include beginning advocacy and conducting and Offering of Letters in your church, a legislative update on the effect of federal policy in Oregon, or a story telling workshop on how to message decision makers.
The day will end with next steps and action plans to help end hunger in Oregon.
The workshop is free and open to the public. RSVP is requested.
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2740 SE Powell Boulevard
Portland, OR 97202