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Our History: Service and Social Justice

CCEB - Father Joseph Mulkern

1934-35

36 Catholic Aid agencies in Alameda County consolidated to form a newly affiliated Catholic Charities serving the poor and marginalized during the Great Depression

Operations begin in 1935

1940’s

Welcoming service personnel, holding blood drives, and growing

CCEB - 1940's
CCEB - 1960

1960’s

Civil Rights movement activisim
Now serving ContraCosta County
Jefferson Street opens!

1970-80’s

Welcoming refugees from Southeast Asia
English as a second language

CCEB - 1970-80
CCEB - 1990

1990’s

HIV-AIDS housing services
Safe Schools
Project supporting
LGBT students

2000’s

Katrina Award
Helping unaccompanied minors
Restorative Practices launch

CCEB - 2000