CCUSA and USCCB Send Joint Letter to Congress Regarding FY 2017 Appropriations

Catholic Charities USA and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a joint letter to the Senate and House of Representatives urging all members to remember those who are needy and vulnerable in our society during the appropriations process. Both organizations welcomed the bipartisan support for programs that feed the hungry and provide affordable housing, and they encouraged the same support for other programs with a proven history of helping people who are poor. Read the full letters here.

Advocacy & Social Policy Initiatives

CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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