Earlier this week, Rep. Paul Ryan visited with caseworkers and clients at Christo Rey Parish in Racine, Wisconsin, to see first-hand the impact that results-based and innovative service delivery models can have on reducing poverty in local communities and across the nation.
During the visit to the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee facility, Ryan met with employees and clients to discuss the benefits of a holistic approach to providing services. Families who had been helped by individualized case management services told the congressman about the role Catholic Charities has played in assisting them on their journey out of poverty and towards self-sufficiency.
“I was very impressed by my visit,” said Ryan. “Catholic Charities’ caseworkers are thinking outside the box and developing lots of innovative ideas. It was rewarding to see how they are fighting poverty in Wisconsin, and I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Leaders from Catholic Charities agencies in Milwaukee, LaCrosse, and Fort Worth, Tex., as well as Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), were present at the meeting to discuss the need for holistic and innovative reform of our nation’s anti-poverty programs with the congressman.
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