Democratic Faith Working Group

In 2005, I was appointed to convene the House Democratic Faith Working Group (DFWG) which was created by Leader Nancy Pelosi. I subsequently enlisted Emanuel Cleaver, Rosa DeLauro, Nita Lowey and David Price to help me launch the effort.

Over the years, the DFWG has met frequently and often brought in faith leaders to discuss and formulate approaches that would do justice to Micah 6:8 and Matthew 25.  The group successfully navigated through some pretty thorny issues, one of which was the drafting, debating and passage of the Affordable Care Act.

List of Members of the Democratic Faith Working Group

Activities

On March 1, 2017, several members of the DFWG recorded a video response to President Trump's Joint Meeting Address to Congress. Click here to watch the video.

Later on March 16, 2017, several members of the DFWG recorded a video response to House Republicans' ACA Repeal Plan. Click here to watch the video.

ACA Open Enrollment - The Democratic Faith Working Group and faith leaders have created a Souls 2 Enroll Outreach. Members of the Democratic Caucus worked with the faith community to spread the word about the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.