Economic Justice

Violence Against Women Act Of 2011 Update

NETWORK supports S. 1925, the bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, but remains concerned about provisions that affect immigrants. Read more

What We Learned at the Tax Forum

Feb 23, 2012 | By Jean Sammon

"Competitive" was was the word that kept coming up at a Forum on Taxation in Washington DC last week. Read more

Blog: The Right to Life

Feb 22, 2012 | By Mary Ellen Lacy, D.C.

We have lost focus. The right to life is vital to our being but it does not end at birth. Read more

Blog: New Loan Practice

Feb 22, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

NETWORK objects to large banks taking up a practiced being outlawed for "payday lenders." Read more

Extension of Unemployment Benefits & Payroll Tax Reduction

On February 17, both the House and the Senate passed H.R. 3630 Read more

Blog: Our Federal Budget

Feb 15, 2012 | By Marge Clark, BVM

There is something amiss in this system. Read more

Don’t Deny Needed Support to Children Living in Poverty

We need to make some noise!  Please call your Members of Congress on Tuesday, February 14!  Read more

Setting the Record Straight on Federal Funding for Catholic Organizations

Catholic groups and members of the Obama administration have had some disagreements in recent weeks, but we at NETWORK believe that some Catholic complaints have been exaggerated or misinformed.  Read more

Video Contest for Young Justice Seekers

Feb 01, 2012 | By Shannon Hughes

NETWORK and NETWORK Education Program (NEP) are excited to announce the Mind the Gap! contest for young justice seekers. If you Mind the Gap! and are between 18 and 25 - or know someone else who fits this criteria – start thinking about why this gap really matters. Create a short video (5 minutes or less) demonstrating why wealth disparity in the United States is an issue for all of us, and you could win a trip to DC to showcase your video at NETWORK’s 40th Anniversary Celebration.

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Extend the Unemployment Benefits and Reduced Payroll Tax!

Tell your legislators that they must extend -- without any harmful provisions -- both the unemployment benefits and the reduction in payroll taxes through 2012. Read more

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