Alexia Kelley is the Executive
Director and co-founder of Catholics in Alliance
for the Common Good. Kelley has served in diverse capacities in non-profit
organizations committed to poverty reduction, social justice, and the
environment. She worked for nearly a decade at the Catholic Campaign for Human
Development, the Catholic Church's national anti-poverty program.

Kelley is the co-editor of Living the Catholic Social Tradition: Cases
and Commentary
(Sheed and Ward 2004) with Dr. Kathleen Maas
Weigert. The book examines how low-income led, anti-poverty organizations
funded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development put Catholic social
justice teachings into action. She is co-author of a forthcoming book, A Nation For All: How the Catholic Vision of
the Common Good Can Save America from the Politics of Division

(Spring 2008) to be published by Jossey Bass. She is also the author of Call to Family, Community, and Participation,
an education booklet in a Catholic social teaching series published by US
Conference of Catholic Bishops. Kelley has a B.A. in Religion with honors from Haverford College
and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity
School with a focus on
Christianity and Culture.

Kelley serves on the Board of
Directors of the Providence Hospital Foundation and was a founding Board member
of Language, Education and Technology Center, an adult literacy/ESL program at Our Lady
Queen of the Americas parish
in Washington, DC. Kelley served as a delegate to the 2007 Vatican's Second World Congress of Ecclesial
Organizations Working for Justice and Peace in Rome. She was one of more than 300
participants from 80 countries to the Congress that was convened and
facilitated by Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Vatican's
Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice.

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