A Ministry of the ELCA - Supported by World Hunger

In faithful response to God's love, we engage people of faith in the ministry of advocacy for policies that support peace, justice and care for all of God's creation.

Youth, join us for our Youth Advocacy Retreat on April 14-16! Find details & registration under Events.

Current News

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LOPPW Priorities

  • Calling for an End to Childhood Hunger
  • Addressing the Crisis of Human Trafficking
  • Caring for God's Creation
  • Supporting Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Supporting Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • Bishop Eaton Issues Statement on Anti-Transgender Legislation
  • ELCA Conference of Bishops Discusses Exchangeability, Cuba and More
  • A Pastoral Message in Support of our Jewish Neighbors
  • ELCA Youth Ministry Network Hosts Youth Ministry “Extravaganza” in Anaheim
  • A Statement on the Killing of Tyre Nichols
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ELCA World Hunger

  • 868 million people – that’s 1 in 8 – are chronically hungry and cannot lead active daily lives.
  • 1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty, living on less than $1.25 per day.
  • In the United States, more than 50 million people do not know where their next meal will come from.
  • 46.2 million Americans are living in poverty.
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