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NETWORK Executive Director Signs Letter to Republican Candidates

Washington DC: NETWORK Executive Director Simone Campbell, SSS, joined with 40 other Catholic leaders in signing a letter to Republican candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum. The letter challenges the candidates to refrain from ugly racial stereotyping and other forms of divisive rhetoric rooted in bigotry. Click above to read the full text and to learn who signed the letter. Read more

NETWORK Praises White House Appointment of Cecilia Muñoz

NETWORK today expressed strong approval of President Obama’s appointment of Cecilia Muñoz to the position of Director of the Domestic Policy Council.  Read more

Press Release: Campaign Launched to Address Extreme Wealth Gap in U.S.

NETWORK and NETWORK Education Program today announced the launch of a new campaign – called Mind the Gap! – designed to mobilize people across the country to address the crisis of the enormous wealth gap between a tiny fringe of super-rich Americans and most of the rest of the country. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Issues Statement on First Anniversary of Healthcare Reform

As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s signing into law of the Affordable Care Act, we also remind Congress and others that deliberate misinformation campaigns designed to promote repeal of the law are wrong in a democratic country that depends on accurate information. Read more

Press Release: Sr. Simone Campbell Honored for Healthcare Reform Role

On January 27, NETWORK’s Executive Director Simone Campbell, SSS, was honored at the “Health Action 2011” conference in Washington DC along with Catholic Health Association CEO Carol Keehan, DC, for their bold “contributions to the healthcare justice movement.” Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Opposes Efforts to Dismantle Lifesaving Healthcare Reform

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today told Congress that it must resist efforts to destroy the 2010 healthcare reform law. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Strongly Opposes Healthcare Repeal Bill

FOR RELEASE: January 7, 2011                                                                   

CONTACT:  Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedring

Press Release: NETWORK Celebrates Senate Vote on New START

Having actively worked for this important legislation for some time (including our recent sponsoring of a conference call with Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller, the lead negotiator for New START), we are elated that the Senate voted its support by such a wide margin (71-26). Read more

NETWORK Deplores Senate Vote on DREAM

Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK’s Executive Director, issued the following statement after the 55 to 41 vote on December 18: “The Senate’s vote to block passage of the DREAM Act raised bullying behavior to a new level in our nation. By targeting children who were brought to the U.S. by their undocumented immigrant parents and by denying those children the opportunity to earn citizenship through hard work and sacrifice, legislators have embarrassed themselves and our nation..." Read more

Media Alert: Thousands Mobilize for National Day of Action Against Wage Theft

NETWORK joins a coalition of dozens of national, state and local organizations, coordinated by Interfaith Worker Justice, to announce a National Day of Action Against Wage Theft. Read more

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