Alexia Kelley most recently served as Director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and currently serves as Deputy Director in the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Committed to promoting social justice, Alexia Kelley was a leading founder and Executive Director of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, Catholics in Alliance advocates for the advancement of such core values as dignity and justice for all people. Specific issues addressed by Catholics in Alliance include health care reform, labor rights, and economic justice. In 1989, Alexia Kelley graduated from Haverford College with a Bachelor of Arts in Religion. Continuing her education at Harvard Divinity School, Alexia Kelley earned a Master of Theological Studies in 1993.
Her early professional experience includes serving with organizations including Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington, D.C., the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, and Environmental Resources Trust. In 2004, she contributed to the Democratic National Committee on the John Kerry campaign as Religious Outreach Director. Alexia Kelley co-founded Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good in 2005.