Quixote Center, Inc.

Building a world more justly loving

Greenbelt, MD   |  www.quixote.org

Mission

The Quixote Center is a faith-based, social justice center working with people who have few resources for their struggles. We strive to make our world, our nation, and our church more just, and equitable in their policies and practices.

Ruling year info

1977

Executive Director

John Marchese

Main address

PO Box 1950

Greenbelt, MD 20770 USA

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EIN

52-1055742

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

International Relief (Q33)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (I01)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Catholics Speak Out

Catholics Speak Out - Catholic Church reform; Priests for Equality - Provide inclusive translations of the Bible.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Quest for Peace - provides sustainable development aid for Nicaragua. We work with local partners such as the Institute of John XXIII and Fedicamp to address economic opportunities, the housing crises (this project is called Homes of Hope), and climate change.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Haiti Reborn - works in solidarity with the people of Haiti to address sustainable economic opportunities as well as deforestation.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Since our founding in 1976, Quixote Center has served as a training center for young activists of vision, energy, and talent. The Activist in Residence (AIR) program celebrates the Quixote Center tradition of being a social justice incubator by offering an intensive internship experience for emerging social justice leaders interested in carrying out innovative project. SInce this is a residency, the selected activist should be able to work on some aspect of the project from the Center in College Park, Maryland.

Population(s) Served
Activists
Adults

InAlienable focuses on the intersections of immigration policy and mass incarceration, by calling out policies and tactics that aim to dehumanize, and exposed those poised to profit from the “othering” of the neighbor. We aim to remove the profit motive inherent in our current systems, by working to end all programs that allow companies to profit from the lost liberty of our neighbors.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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Quixote Center, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 3/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Nancy Sulfridge

Quixote Center, Inc.

Dolly Pomerleau

Frank DeBernardo

New Ways Ministry

Nancy Sulfridge

Francis O'Donnell

Serge Hyacinthe

Deborah Manley

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No