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Press Advisory: Sister Simone Campbell to Speak Out on Trade Justice

Press Advisory
FOR RELEASE: January 7, 2015
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Leaders in Congress, Faith, Labor, Environmental and Consumer Advocacy to Show Breadth of Opposition to Fast Track Authority

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

FOR RELEASE: November 20, 2014
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

NOTE: Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK’s Executive Director, is available for interviews regarding the president’s executive action.

Washington DC: Immediately following President Obama’s speech this evening, NETWORK released the following statement in response to his executive action:

Nuns on the Bus Extend Nationwide Voter Engagement Tour

The Nuns on the Bus “We the People, We the Voters” tour is extending its time on the road through Election Day, as the nuns continue their push for voter engagement and registration ahead of this year’s midterm elections. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Kicks off 2014 Nuns on the Bus Campaign in Des Moines, Iowa – with Vice President Joe Biden in Attendance

After a rousing kick-off ceremony in front of the state capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, NETWORK’s Nuns on the Bus are today sponsoring two Iowa town hall meetings, one in Council Bluffs and one in Sioux City.  Vice President Joe Biden joined the Catholic sisters yesterday for the kick-off ceremony. He delivered a powerful speech supporting the issues we work on, including healthcare access, a faithful budget, immigration reform, “a decent living wage,” and civic engagement. He was also full of praise for NETWORK’s Nuns on the Bus and Catholic sisters in general: "I know no group of people who bring more passion to what they do.” Read more

Press Release: Census Bureau Statistics Show that Far Too Many People Still in Poverty

FOR RELEASE: September 16, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org  

Press Release: NETWORK Applauds New Department of Justice Grant for Legal Protections for Children Coming to U.S.

FOR RELEASE: September 15, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK today released the following statement regarding the “justice AmeriCorps” program:

Press Release: NETWORK Applauds New Department of Justice Grant for Legal Protections for Children Coming to U.S.

FOR RELEASE: September 15, 2014

CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

Washington DC: NETWORK today released the following statement regarding the “justice AmeriCorps” program:

Press Release: NETWORK Announces Launch of New NUNS ON THE BUS Multi-state Tour for Voter Engagement

On September 17, NETWORK’s famous Nuns on the Bus will launch a new bus trip for justice. Traveling to 10 states in a bus emblazoned with the words “We the People, We the Voters,” the Catholic Sisters, led by Sister Simone Campbell*, will engage thousands of people with the goal of greatly expanding voter engagement this November. Read more