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Economic Justice

Healthy Families Act (H.R. 2460)

Sponsored by Rep DeLauro (D-CT), this bill would guarantee workers up to seven accrued paid sick days to care for their own medical needs and those of their families, and to deal with an incidence of domestic violence. Read more

Why TANF Is a NETWORK Priority

NETWORK is strongly advocating for a more effective TANF program.

 

Background and History of TANF:

 

Stated objectives of the TANF Program include:

  • Provide support for low-income families for care of children in their home.
  • Limit welfare depend

TANF Overview

To see information about NETWORK's TANF findings contained in our 2010 report, TANF Tested, Lives of Families in Poverty during the Recession, click here.

 

Platform for the Common Good

During the 2008 election season, as the political parties developed their political platforms, many Catholics groups came together to develop a Platform for the Common Good.  This platform is based on principles from Catholic social tradition and addresses what we can do to make our nation “a more perfect union” focused on the common good.

Platform for the Common Good

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