Dobbins, Jr.

A creative, charismatic and faithful leader who promotes life and dignity for all people, Tom has experience in social justice, education, public policy, interreligious dialogue, blogging and radio production. Director of Justice and Peace for Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, he works with clergy, religious, parishioners, and fellow Catholic Charities staff, educating them on Catholic social teachings and connecting them with opportunities in advocacy and service. Tom is also producer of the JustLove Radio Broadcast on the Catholic Channel Sirius XM Satellite Radio 129. In June 2015, he was invited to participate in a dialogue at the Vatican, meeting with Pope Francis and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) at the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue on Suffering, Liberation and Fraternity. Tom has also traveled to Africa with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), to promote their work and support development. 

Tom currently serves as co-chair of the National Association of Catholic Social Action and Mission.