CCUSA calls for bipartisan support of the Reentry Act

Catholic Charities USA President and CEO Sister Donna Markham OP, PhD, wrote to congressional leaders in support of the Reentry Act (S. 1165). The Reentry Act will assist justice-impacted individuals in their effective reintegration into society while promoting healthcare equity and potentially reducing healthcare costs. By facilitating successful reentry, this bill strengthens communities, reduces recidivism rates, and promotes public safety, ultimately benefiting the common good.

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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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