For the last 23 years, David has served as the director of SNAP. In that role, he has traveled and spoken extensively, helping to set up local support groups in more than 50 cities. Clohessy was one of only four survivors to address all of America’s catholic bishops at their historic meeting in Dallas in 2002. Before working full-time with SNAP, David was a community organizer in low income neighbor-hoods, a union organizer representing low wage workers, and has been a political and public relations consultant David is committed to exposing hidden truths and cover-ups in the church, especially who knew what, and when.
2015 Conference Speaker- David Clohessy
50 State AG Call for Grand Jury
Any investigation must be:
- independent of and separate from the church
- must have subpoena powers and ability to compel testimony under oath
Anything short of these criteria is a sham and whitewash.
In addition, write letters to the editor, make phone calls to politicians as they can apply pressure to keep them responsive to our demand. We need to make efforts to ensure that they follow up on what the state is doing to investigate these crimes.
The Attorneys General of forty states have inquired about the grand jury process in Pennsylvania. Let's get statewide investigations going in fifty states.
Note to Letter Writers
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