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Economic Justice

Sister Simone Campbell Speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Here is the text of Sister Simone Campbell's speech at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012.  Read more

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

Media Advisory: "Nuns on the Ferry"

Come join us at the Staten Island Ferry this Monday, September 24. We will speak out once again for economic justice. Read more

“Nuns on the Bus” Riding on the Staten Island Ferry

We will continue to spread our message about economic justice. Come join us on September 24! Read more

Press Release: Sister Simone Campbell and “Nuns on the Bus” Invite Presidential Candidates to Spend Day with Catholic Sisters and Struggling Families

In Light of New Data Showing 46 Million Americans Living in Poverty, Nuns Invite Presidential Tickets to Witness Stories of Hardship Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Calls for Candidates to Respond to Crisis of Millions of People in Poverty

We are deeply disturbed by Washington’s continued inability to effectively address our nation’s poverty rates, as evidenced by today’s release of official poverty statistics Read more

Congressman Paul Ryan’s Budget Cuts

The Ryan budget would radically shrink or eliminate benefits and services that most Americans have counted on for decades. And it would do this in order to lock in drastically lower tax rates for the most prosperous. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Invites Mitt Romney to Accompany Catholic Sisters Working with Families at the Economic Margins

The Sisters’ invitation comes after recent false attacks from Mr. Romney that demonstrate his lack of understanding of the struggles families and children face as they work to get out of poverty. 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

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