CCUSA, other Catholic groups submit letter supporting RESTORE Act

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Catholic Prison Ministries Coalition wrote to congressional leaders today in support of the RESTORE Act, which eliminates the ban on SNAP benefits for people with drug-related felony convictions. This ban prevents ex-offenders from fully reintegrating into society, without advancing public safety.

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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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