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Press Release: NETWORK responds to new poverty statistics

In response to today’s U.S. Census Bureau’s release of 2012 poverty statistics, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, stated:  “The poverty statistics released today underscore once again the continuing grim reality that millions in our nation struggle at the economic margins. We call on Congress to immediately halt efforts to decimate programs that help people live lives of dignity and promise." Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to Syrian Crisis

As the world community debates what can or should be done to alleviate that suffering, NETWORK stands strong in our belief that violence is not the solution as it only begets more violence. Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell Testifies on Poverty before Rep. Paul Ryan’s Committee

Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK Executive Director, testified today before the House Budget Committee about government programs that address poverty. The committee is chaired by Representative Paul Ryan, whose 2012 budget proposals were criticized by NETWORK and NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” because they included heavy cuts to vital programs that help people at the economic margins. Read more

Press Advisory: Sister Simone Campbell to Testify on Poverty before Rep. Paul Ryan’s Committee

On Wednesday, July 31, Sister Simone Campbell*, NETWORK Executive Director, will testify before the House Budget Committee, which is chaired by Representative Paul Ryan. The hearing is entitled "The War on Poverty: A Progress Report," and she will talk about the vital role that government-funded programs play in partnership with church/private initiatives. Without them more children would be hungry and more hardworking families would suffer. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s Response to Pres. Obama’s Speech on the Economy

President Obama was exactly right when he said that “this growing inequality is not just morally wrong, it’s bad economics.” It also does not reflect true American values. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” Speak Out on Capitol Hill about Immigration Reform

Today, Sister Simone Campbell and other members ofNETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” campaign briefed Members of Congress, congressional staffers and guests on the urgency of passing immigration reform now. Read more

Press Advisory: NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” to Conduct Congressional Briefing

On Wednesday, July 24 at 1:30 PM, Sister Simone Campbell and other members of NETWORK’s “Nuns on the Bus” campaign will brief Members of Congress, congressional staffers and guests on the need for quick action on immigration reform. All are welcome. Read more

Response to the Killing of Trayvon Martin and Trial Verdict

Racism and violence continue to be two of the deepest stains on our nation. Each of us should take a moment to pray and reflect—but, only a moment. In our hearts, we already know that a moral nation does all it can to eradicate both. The time to act is now. Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell Receives Major International Award

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, is proud to announce that Sister Simone Campbell, our Executive Director, has been named a recipient of the “2012 Defender of Democracy Award” by the Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), an international organization of legislators from 120 parliaments. Read more

Press Release: Statement by NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell on Meeting Between President Obama & Civic & Faith Leaders Concerning Fiscal Debate

Sr. Simone Campbell released a statement regarding President Obama's Friday meeting with civic and faith leaders about ongoing fiscal negotiation. Read more

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