Advocacy and Public Policy
One of Catholic Charities’ values is To Work for Justice. The agency achieves this component of its mission through our statewide advocacy efforts led by the Advocacy Department. Click through the links below to learn more about our agency’s advocacy and how you can join!
Join Us for the 38th Annual Welfare Advocates Conference November 2, 2017.
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Advocacy at a Glance
Advocacy & Public Policy Stories & Testimonials
May 30, 2017 Catholic Charities' director of advocacy Regan Vaughan appeared with Maryland State Del. Luke Clippinger and representatives from a number of non-profits at a rally encouraging to overturn of the veto of a bill that [...]
January 12, 2016 From The Washington Post: Maryland faith leaders on Monday joined the swelling ranks of sick-leave advocates backing legislation to require employers in the state to pay workers for time off when they are ill — a [...]
January 12, 2016 “It’s amazing we have to be here discussing this tonight,” said Bishop Denis J. Madden, auxiliary bishop of Baltimore as he addressed the crowd of 100 or so that packed the Chapel of Peace [...]