As Oxfam’s Campaign Alliances Advisor, Sarah coordinates Oxfam’s Sisters on the Planet Program and builds innovative advocacy partnerships around food, agriculture, and climate change. Prior to joining Oxfam, Sarah served as Director of Organizing and Outreach for Physicians for Human Rights.
Credit: Oxfam America Action Corps and Grazioso Pictures Inc. Last week, I managed an (almost) zero mile meal. My backyard chickens provided eggs for a crustless quiche, flavored by garden-grown cherry tomatoes and basil, with freshly dug roasted potatoes on the side. The food was all local—almost. You need olive oil, salt and pepper to […]
A more complete wrap up of Oxfam’s efforts around International Women’s Day coming tomorrow. But for now, a treat from the White House blog and our keynote speaker, Valerie Jarrett. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/03/08/working-oxfam-fight-hunger-around-world This morning, I had the opportunity to address Oxfam’s Sister Ambassadors at their International Women’s Day Summit in Washington, D.C. I was proud to […]
The truth is that in the villages women work very hard. At times they work for 12 to 14 hours a day. They even work on Sundays and public holidays. Women who live in the villages work harder than anybody else… -Former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere March 8 marks the 101st International Women’s Day (IWD). […]
“We have failed to end hunger using the traditional recipe that saw hunger as a technical problem, requiring only that we produce more. We’ve failed because we’ve underestimated the need to empower people and hold governments accountable.” - Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Food World Food Day 2011 marked the […]
In the face of the Super Committee implosion this week, Oxfam supporters are out in force demanding that Congress protect life-saving foreign aid. 1. This month, Oxfam volunteers will deliver more than 22,000 petition signatures from all 50 states to Members of Congress in support of foreign aid. Oxfam Action Corps and CHANGE leaders have […]