Social workers honor pastor for commitment to Camden


msgrdoylefriend-webThe National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey Chapter, honored Father Michael Doyle on May 2, with their Public Citizen of the Year 2011 Award at their Annual Continuing Education Conference in Atlantic City.

The award reads:

“In recognition of his commitment to stand with the struggling people of Camden by maintaining a school for over 200 children, providing food-sharing programs, establishing a free medical clinic, and assisting low income families to become homeowners, his courageous and tireless advocacy for the poor and disenfranchised, especially children, his dedication to the values and mission of the Social Work profession, and his invitation to ‘Join us on this road to hope…we can heal Camden, one child at at time.’ It is signed by Marlene Cooper, chapter president, and Walter Kalman, executive director.

Msgr. Doyle is pictured with Gil Valasquez who nominated Michael for the award.