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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

NETWORK Calls for Government Action on Dramatic Rise in Poverty

In response to today’s U.S. Census Bureau’s release of the 2009 poverty data, Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK, stated: “These poverty statistics underscore the grim fact that people who benefited the least from the last economic boom are the ones who are suffering the most in this severe recession... Read more

NETWORK Supports Construction of Manhattan Mosque and Community Center

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today strongly reaffirmed our support for the building of the Manhattan mosque and community center that have drawn opposition due to their location two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks. We also strongly denounce the religious intolerance and political opportunism of many who oppose their construction. Read more

Catholic Social Justice Lobby Releases New Data on Poverty during the Economic Downturn

Washington DC: NETWORK today released its new report on how people in poverty have been affected by the recession and high unemployment.   Read more

NETWORK Present at Signing of Historic Healthcare Reform Legislation

NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, today celebrates the signing by President Obama of historic healthcare reform legislation. This is a remarkable time in our nation’s history as we finally take concrete steps to bring healthcare to tens of millions of people who have been denied this essential right. Read more

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