John J.F. Thorne, is the Executive Director of the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance and a life long Detroit resident. John is a servant leader who looks at situations for the benefit of the people.
As a people person John has given his life in service to others and serves and has served in many capacities including: Campus Minister & Teacher (U of D Jesuit); Pastoral Associate (Sacred Heart Church); Director of Black Catholic Ministries (Archdiocese of Detroit).
John is the father of: John II.
Cleophus Bradley, is the Director of Operations for the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance. Cleo has been with the Alliance for 21 years and has served in many capacities from Community Engagement to Operations.
Cleo's heart is for the people of Detroit, and even more as an east-sider he has a heart for the community around the Gratiot Woods Neighborhood which formed him him.
Cleo is the father of two: Jacob and Myliah.
Joyce Francois, is the Youth Coordinator for the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance. Joyce has served youth and young adults for 26 years the majority of those years were served in Detroit. Joyce comes to the Alliance with extensive experience in youth programing and youth leadership development.
Joyce has a passion for young people and social justice. She has a deep desire for all young people to receive an equal chance to develop their full potential.
Joyce is the mother of two, Jon and Renee and a Grandmother of two, Marcella and Liliana.