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Blog: Answering a Call to Moral Duty

Dec 17, 2012 | By Katie Brennan, Guest Blogger

Before becoming sheriff, Curran had served as a prosecutor. He was heralded as a great crusader for immigration enforcement, bringing America “back to its foundations,” and people compared Curran to Joe Arpaio…. He researched immigration from a political, economic, and ethical perspective, realizing just how wrong he was. Curran compares his story to Paul, his confirmation name. Like Paul’s conversion from Saul to Paul on the road to Damascus, Curran says he underwent a similar conversion. Read more

Blog: What Have We Done About Poverty?

Dec 13, 2012 | By Rachael Travis

A Look at the History of Federal Legislation and the Effect It Has Had on Poverty Read more

Blog: Question for Speaker Boehner

Dec 12, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

My question is: Congressman Boehner, where is the list of tax loopholes you are going to cut or eliminate? Read more

Blog: Washington Negotiations

Dec 07, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Negotiations are moving slowly on means to avert Sequestration (known as the Fiscal Cliff). Read more

Blog: Post-election analysis by NETWORK Staff

Nov 08, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

You can listen to a recording of the Nov. 7 conference call with NETWORK staff and members. Read more

Blog: Medicaid Expansion: The Struggle for Healthcare Continues

Nov 07, 2012 | By Ellen Albritton

Despite the great strides made by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), public health and healthcare advocacy does not end with its passage.  Read more

Blog: DACA Is Not Enough. We Need Comprehensive Immigration Reform!

Oct 09, 2012 | By Ashley Wilson

In the presidential debate last Wednesday there was absolutely zero conversation about U.S. immigration policy. Read more

Test: New link for signing up for emails

Oct 02, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

try this link to sign up for NETWORK email via our new Common Ground system: Email signup

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Blog: It Seems a Little Odd

Sep 26, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

On September 24, “Nuns on the Ferry” took our message of economic justice to New York City. Read more

Blog: Deferred Deportation for Childhood Arrivals

Aug 15, 2012 | By Sr. Mary Ellen Lacey, D.C.

On June 15, 2012, Janet Napolitano announced that undocumented youth who were less than 31 years old on that date and had come to the United States before they were 16 years old may be eligible to apply for deferred deportation and work authorization.  Read more

Blog: A Look at New Unemployment Numbers

Aug 03, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

When will some legislators learn that federal budget cuts increase unemployment, therefore reducing both state and federal revenue, and costing both in unemployment benefits? Read more

Blog: As I Complete My NETWORK Internship

Aug 02, 2012 | By Katelyn Eichorst, Summer Intern

I recently wrote a blog post talking about how I felt before I got here, now I am writing a blog about the end. Read more

Blog: Comprehensive Immigration Reform Would Build Stronger Communities

Jul 17, 2012 | By Eric Gibble

Dr. Adriana Kugler, Chief Economist for the Department of Labor, released a report last month detailing how immigrants build stronger communities, one neighborhood at a time. Read more

Blog: Reflections of a NETWORK Intern

Jul 09, 2012 | By Katelyn Eichorst, NETWORK Intern

This summer I am interning with NETWORK. As a social work major, I wanted to look at the big picture and attempt to solve issues for people using policy. It has been an incredible experience and I have learned so much Read more

Blog: On Environmental Justice

Jun 29, 2012 | By Neal Davidson, NETWORK Intern

I am working this summer as an intern for NETWORK. I have been assigned to do environmental research, and I'll be doing a weekly blog throughout the summer on my findings Read more