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Want to continue to bring the principles of Catholic social teaching to bear on the public policy making process on key issues in Washington and Albany?

Here are some helpful organizations for your reference:

Catholic Advocacy Network of the New York State Catholic Conference of Bishops

This is the official public policy voice of the Catholic Church in New York State. To become a member of the Catholic Advocacy Network just click on the following link and click on "Join the Network."

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Catholic Community Relations Council of New York (CCRCNY)

The Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn designed CCRCNY to examine, promote, and participate in informed discussion of public policy issues, such as education, human services, housing and real property, as they affect the work of the Church in the five boroughs of the City of New York. The council draws on their experience in relations with local civic and governmental agencies and their leadership regarding public policy that not only to meet the needs of our own Catholic community but also contributes to the common good of the residents of our city.

Catholic Charities Department of Social and Community Development's Faithful Citizens: A Constituency for Social Responsibility

This site keeps up on important issues, alerts, updates, and information on issues of importance to the Church on a local, national and international basis. If you would like to become a member of Catholic Charities' Faithful Citizens, please e-mail Thomas Dobbins.