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!

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MAP members @CASHMD @mdeconomy & @CC_MD are testifying in Ways and Means right now in strong support of SB 218, which will extend our successful state Earned Income Tax Credit program to ALL low-income Maryland taxpayers.
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MAP Members @PublJusticeCntr & @hchomeless testifying on three of the @rentersuniteMD Housing Justice Package bills in the Judiciary Committee right now. Addressing the eviction crisis is paramount in the effort to end poverty. #MDhousingjustice #MDpolitics #MDGA21


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Advocacy at a Glance

Catholic Charities staff members testified 21 times in Annapolis in 2017
The number of years Catholic Charities of Baltimore has been advocating in Annapolis
staff and clients submitted photographs for the Keep the Door Open Campaign in 2017

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