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Most Reverend Oscar Cantú, Chairman
Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane
Most Reverend Robert W. McElroy
Most Reverend William F. Murphy
Most Reverend George V. Murry
Most Reverend Micheal F. Olson
Most Reverend Richard E. Pates
Most Reverend Jaime Soto
Most Reverend Abdallah Elias Zaidan
Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane, Chairman
Most Reverend Robert McElroy
Most Reverend Jaime Soto, Chairman
Most Reverend David P. Talley
Dr. Jonathan Reyes
Marxtine (Stine) Gross
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is the official domestic anti-poverty agency of the bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States. Led by the USCCB Subcommittee on the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, CCHD demonstrates the principles of Catholic social teaching by helping low-income people and communities to organize to improve their lives. CCHD provides grants to self-help community organizations and economic development initiatives to address the causes of poverty in low-income communities.
The Education and Outreach staff assists the bishops in broadening, deepening and strengthening efforts to share Catholic social teaching, to educate about poverty and the mission of CCHD, and to involve diocesan and other Catholic leaders in effective education, grassroots advocacy and action on the Catholic social mission. The Department develops electronic and other communications, action alerts, convenings and youth initiatives, educational resources and tools to help bishops, diocesan leaders and others to share and act on the Church’s social mission.
Susan Stevenot Sullivan
The Office of Domestic Social Development works with the Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development to coordinate the USCCB’s policy development and advocacy on major national social and economic justice issues, including poverty, health care, housing, hunger, agriculture, death penalty, civil rights, labor and employment.
Family Stability and Poverty, Food/Nutrition/Agriculture, Civil Rights/Race, Native American Concerns
Economy/Trade, Housing, Border Issues, Healthcare/Mental Health, Social Services in Educational Settings
Criminal/Restorative Justice, Death Penalty, Labor/Work, Welfare Programs, Human Trafficking, Gun Violence
DSD Staff Assistant
The Office of International Justice and Peace works with the USCCB Committee on International Justice and Peace to coordinate USCCB policy development and advocacy on the moral and human dimensions of international issues, including war and peace, global poverty, religious liberty, human rights, foreign aid, trade and debt relief. The office focuses in particular on acting in solidarity with the Church in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Elizabeth Dietz - IJP Assistant
Environmental Justice Program (EJP) calls Catholics to a deeper respect for God’s creation and engages parishes in activities that deal with environmental problems, particularly as they affect the poor.
Environmental Justice, Climate Change
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