Of Note Archives 2015
The Work of Advocacy
The National Advocacy Center is featured in a story in the May 2015 issue of Items of Interest, the Sisters of the Good Shepherd monthly newsletter. The story illustrates our advocacy work through coalitions.
Marching for Fair Wages
On April 22, 2015 National Advocacy Center marched in solidarity with federal contract workers striking for better pay and a union. Under the leadership of Good Jobs Nation, people rallied for President Obama to direct future service contracts to model employers by executive order. The workers also want $15 an hour and a union
Press Releases and Statements
Pushing for End to Family Detention
On May 21, 2015 representatives of various faith traditions met with Melissa Rogers, Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and other senior White House staff, to strongly urge President Obama to end the detention of immigrant families.