President Obama Appoints Covenant House President Kevin Ryan to Advisory Council

President Obama announced recently that he has appointed Covenant House President Kevin Ryan to his Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. 

 “The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships brings together religious and secular leaders as well as scholars and experts in fields related to the work of faith-based and neighborhood organizations.The charge for this Council focuses on steps the government should take to reduce poverty and inequality and create opportunity for all, including changes in policies, programs, and practices that affect the delivery of services by faith-based and community organizations and the needs of low-income and other underserved persons. ”  -White House,  Office of the Press Secretary

To read the full announcement from the White House  click here.

Congratulations to Kevin Ryan on this tremendous honour! We know he will continue to do  wonderful work  in our movement of justice for homeless youth.  

Pictured President Obama with Covenant House International President Kevin Ryan
*Picture from  Covenant  House  International*