Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S., executive director of NETWORK Catholic Social Justice Lobby, reflects on the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice 2012 theme, “Imagination Reform: Moving Beyond the Margins” for the 1,000 participants representing 60+ universities, high schools, and parishes across the country. Learn more about the Ignatian Solidarity Network at www.ignatiansolidarity.net.
Simone Campbell, an attorney and Sister of Social Service, is the Executive Director of NETWORK, a Catholic leader in the global movement for justice and peace that educates, organizes and lobbies for economic and social transformation. She formerly served as Executive Director of JERICHO, an interfaith public policy and advocacy organization in California. As an attorney, she represented low-income people for 18 years in California, where she founded a community-based law center. She also led her international community of women religious for five years, is fluent in Spanish, and is an accomplished poet. Campbell was also integral to the “Nuns on the Bus” movement by women religious to call attention to the U.S. government’s response to domestic poverty.