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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In her op-ed, @cathrynannpaul is absolutely correct but much too modest re: her role. Immigrants won this session because Cat led a diverse coalition with fierce passion, refined instincts and sheer tenacity. #mdga2021 #workforjustice
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#PaidLeave must be a top priority for the Maryland General Assembly in #MDGA22! We are hoping to see @SpeakerAJones and @SenBillFerg push for the passage of the Time to Care Act to make Maryland a place where workers and their families are supported. #TimeToCareMD #MakeMDNext


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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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Advocacy & Public Policy Stories & Testimonials

COVID-19 vaccinations distributed in West Baltimore

April 23rd, 2021|

Residents of West Baltimore's Irvington community and nearby neighborhoods, many of whom struggle with barriers to health care and transportation, eagerly lined a sidewalk for a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic Wednesday morning. Some arrived two [...]

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