Exec. Order Establishes DHS Faith-Based Initiatives

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 9, 2006

Executive Order 13397–Responsibilities of the Department of Homeland Security With Respect to Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
[Federal Register: March 9, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 46)][Presidential Documents] [Page 12273-12276]

  • By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to help the Federal Government coordinate a national effort to expand opportunities for faith-based and other community organizations and to strengthen their capacity to better meet America’s social and community needs, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment of a Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives at the Department of Homeland Security.”
  • See also the text of the Executive Order from the White House.
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