Sister Donna responds to release of “Poverty, Opportunity, and Upward Mobility

Responding to the release of “Poverty, Opportunity, and
Upward Mobility,” Catholic Charities USA President & CEO, Sister
Donna Markham OP, PhD commented, “Publication of this document
raises awareness of the importance of addressing poverty, an issue that
remains pervasive in our nation today. We welcome the opportunity to
continue discussions concerning how Catholic Charities and other nonprofits can
work with all levels of government to reduce, alleviate, and ultimately
prevent poverty in America,” she continued.


Patricia Cole, VP Communications


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