Why haven’t we been able to create the groundswell to end hunger? Bread for the World President and CEO Reverend Eugene Cho joins Billy Shore to discuss the connections between racism, poverty and hunger and how faith can inform social justice work. “Let’s not deny racism and… our complicity in some of these policies and structures,” advises Cho. “People are sensing that there is a significant moment right now. We don’t want to look back years from now and say to ourselves, we didn’t show up, we didn’t raise our voices,” he counsels.
Cho is hopeful that we can end hunger together. “We should never diminish our ability to make change. [However], we should never overestimate what we can do. This work can never be done by one person or one organization. We’ve got to keep incubating the partnerships and coalitions,” he explains. “The church, we certainly don’t monopolize compassion and justice. But I think for those that come from a faith perspective, it answers the why we do what we do,” he says about his own convictions.
Listen to this powerful conversation that explores the connection between faith-based values and the fight for social justice.