March 6, 2020

Interfaith Alliance Welcomes Maureen O’Leary, Advocacy Associate, to Our Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The leadership of Interfaith Alliance Foundation would like to formally welcome Maureen O’Leary to our Washington, D.C. staff.

Maureen joins our team as the federal advocacy associate, bringing to bear dynamic experience in community organizing and in the halls of Congress. Supporting both the policy and outreach departments, she will lead our efforts to promote strong public schools and to combat the rise of hate-based violence.

After graduating from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis in her home state of Indiana, Maureen served as an Americorps VISTA fellow with Honolulu Habitat for Humanity. In this role, she engaged in state and local advocacy around affordable housing, income inequality, and the land rights of Native Hawaiians. She later joined the press office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) in Washington, DC.

“As a cradle Episcopalian with a background in grassroots organizing, I am thrilled to be part of an organization whose work is so near and dear to my heart,” says Maureen. “I’m looking forward to working with all the wonderful folks at Interfaith Alliance.”

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