In the spirit of Christian love and justice, the Voice of the Poor Committee upholds Catholic values by researching, validating, documenting, advocating and promulgating issues related to the condition of those living in poverty and the disenfranchised for the purpose of helping Vincentians to live their faith by acting knowledgeably and credibly as a unified body, speaking with one voice to build up the kingdom of God.
You may be wondering if the Society’s involvement in the political process is worth the effort.
What can we really accomplish? Will phone calls, letters or visits to elected officials have an
influence? We believe our Vincentian voice can make a difference.
Elected officials in Washington, D.C., in our state capitols, and in our city and county
governments are there because of voters like us. Their central focus is to respond to voter
concerns, and they need to hear from us. The more interest generated by constituents, the
more likely they will respond!
The Voice of the Poor Advocacy page allows you to contact your elected officials regarding upcoming legislative actions. You can also track recent votes, important issues, election results and spread the word to others.