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NETWORK In The Media - Update

There continues to be a whirlwind of media interest in NETWORK, "Nuns on the Bus," and Sister Simone Campbell. Did you see us on Bill Moyers & Company? Or The Colbert Report? Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks Out On MSNBC Against Ryan Budget

NETWORK has taken a strong stand in opposition to the so-called “Ryan Budget,” a Republican budget proposal that would hurt people in need while benefitting the wealthiest. Watch NETWORK's Executive Director speak out forcefully against a budget proposal that the author claims represents "Catholic" values. Read more

NETWORK in the News

Because of the recent contraception controversy, NETWORK and our Executive Director, Sr. Simone Campbell, have appeared in numerous media outlets over the past two weeks. (Click on the link above to see some of the coverage.) While we appreciate the mentions, we are also somewhat dismayed that the major focus of our mission – social and economic justice – does not tend to draw such intense public interest. Read more

NETWORK in The Atlantic Magazine

"The Contraception Coverage Debate Isn't Just About the Bishops ... Without the work of women like Sister Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association, and Sister Simone Campbell of the Catholic social justice group NETWORK, there would be no health reform..." Read more

Sr. Simone Campbell Speaks about the DREAM Act

On July 12, 2011, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) held a press conference announcing a DREAM Act Sabbath in room S-115 of the United States Capitol. One of the speakers was NETWORK Executive Director Sr. Simone Campbell. Read more

NETWORK's Executive Director Discusses Federal Budget on PBS

Sister Simone Campbell appeared on the PBS show Religion & Ethics Newsweekly over the Fourth of July weekend. Read more

NETWORK Part of Interfaith Support of Manhattan Mosque Construction

Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK Executive Director, quoted in America article. Read more

National Catholic Reporter on NETWORK's TANF Report

Network, the Catholic social justice lobby in Washington, has been monitoring the effectiveness of the so-called "welfare-to-work" laws since Bill Clinton made welfare reform a keystone of his presidency in 1996. Network recently released its latest evaluation and found that in today's economic climate, the programs are severely lacking. Read more

John Gehring on "TANF Tested: Lives of Families in Poverty during the Recession"

NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby on Capitol Hill, has long been a tireless advocate for those whose voices are rarely heard in Washington's marbled corridors of power...  Yesterday, NETWORK released a sobering new report that should be read by any elected official or citizen concerned about our nation's fraying social safety net. Read more

Jesuit Journal Celebrates Healthcare Vote and NETWORK's Support

"The health care reform law passed in the United States marked 'a needed and long awaited beginning' of bringing greater justice to all citizens, especially the most vulnerable, said an influential Jesuit journal"(La Civilta Cattolica). Read more

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