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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11 yrs ago, I attended a mtg at @HPRPMaryland re: reviving the advocacy effort for the #HomeAct. @AKFasanelli never lost her passion or focus. As of today, it is illegal for a landlord to discriminate based on a tenant’s legal source of income. #marathonnotasprint #mdga2020
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We give thanks for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's service, especially for her unyielding principles of equity for women and the underserved. May she rest in peace, and may her memory be a blessing. CCMDAdvocacy photo

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

Three extraordinary stories of service

October 23rd, 2020|

In gratitude for more than 45 years of combined exemplary and humble service to neighbors in need, Catholic Charities will recognize three exemplary area servants the week of November 8. Mary Anne O'Donnell will receive [...]

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