Foreign Aid


February 5, 2019

By: The Office of Government Relations

In 2018, Congress passed the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ATCA), which updated several elements of the Anti-Terrorism Act. One consequence of this legislation is that it is preventing Palestinians from receiving U.S. government assistance, including humanitarian aid. We must urge Congress...

March 9, 2017

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house…” Isaiah 58: 6-7 (NRSV)


May 22, 2013

May 23, 2013


The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby

Chairwoman                                                                       Ranking Member

Senate Appropriations Committee...

May 24, 2012


Executive Summary

In the wake of the global food price crisis of 2008, a broad-based coalition of non-governmental organizations, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations developed a document entitled the Roadmap to End Global Hunger that was endorsed by...