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Special Speaker Event: Sister Simone Campbell

April 4 @ 7:00 pm

“Democracy and Community” A discussion with Sister Simone Campbell. Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, Sister Simone Campbell served as Executive Director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice from 2004-2021. She is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. In Washington, she lobbies on issues that help “mend the gaps” in income and wealth in the U.S., focused specifically on how they disproportionately affect people of color and women. Around the country, she is a noted speaker and educator on these public policy issues.  Sister Simone Campbell has led six cross-country “Nuns on the Bus” trips, focused on tax justice, healthcare, economic justice, comprehensive immigration reform, voter turnout, bridging divides in politics and society, and mending the gaps in wealth and access in our nation.  She has often been featured in the national and international media, including appearances on 60 Minutes, The Colbert Report, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Campbell is also the author of Hunger for Hope, published September 2020 by Orbis Books, and A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community, published April 2014 by HarperCollins.

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