Rev. Derek McCoy
Rev. Derek McCoy joined forces with CURE in May 2015 to direct the efforts to build out our CURE National Clergy Network and serves as the National Director for Clergy Relations at the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) which works to fight poverty and restore dignity through the message of faith, freedom and personal responsibility. Cure addresses issues of race, poverty and culture via policy, media, and a National CURE clergy network. McCoy has an extensive background in policy, political strategy, and advocacy on key cultural issues including race, poverty, life, marriage, and religion.
Rev. McCoy has served as the President of the Maryland Family Alliance, SVP for the High Impact Leadership Coalition, Coalitions Director, and Outreach Director on key political and issue campaigns and initiatives. He has been a consistent voice of championing issues of justice and righteousness.
In addition, Rev. McCoy has served for over 20 years as an associate Pastor of Hope Christian Church. He has been instrumental in conducting educational summits with pastors, community leaders, and citizens.
He has been featured on NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, NPR, FOX Business, EWTN, Gospel Today, and Family News in Focus, WYPR, KKLA, WAVA, EWTN, KQED, and KJLH. In addition, he is also in publications such as Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, New American Media, LA Sentinel, and The Washington Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Rev. McCoy served our great nation, in the United States Army Reserve. He has also held management positions and has received regional and nation awards from Fortune 500 companies.