Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)
What is the Catholic Campaign for Human Development?
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the domestic anti-poverty, social justice program of the U.S. Catholic bishops. Its mission is to address the root causes of poverty in America through promotion and support of community-controlled, self-help organizations and through transformative education.
Never tire of working for a more just world, marked by greater solidarity!
Pope Francis, Apostolic Journey to Rio De Janeiro
United CT Action for Neighborhoods (UCAN) is the recipient of a Local CCHD Grant Award.
Hear about their work and the importance of the grant funding from UCAN's director, Alta Lash.
How CCHD Works in the Archdiocese of Hartford
The purpose of CCHD efforts in the Archdiocese is two-fold. We seek to:
Information on how to apply for national grants can be found here.
CCHD Education Resources for Parishes
CCHD's web site: Here you will find wonderful resources for your parish, including the following.
Local CCHD Grant Information:
CCHD Internship Information:
CCHD Committee Members
Mrs. Lynn Campbell, Archdiocesan Director
Ms. Katie Byrnes
Ms. Mary Lou Connors
Mr. Marton Kis-Dornyei
Mr. Thomas McCabe
Ms. Kay Taylor Brooks