Ignatian Family Advocacy Month reaches over 171 U.S. Congressional Offices

Ignatian Family Advocacy Month (IFAM), a national advocacy effort of the Ignatian Solidarity Network in partnership with the U.S. Jesuit Conference, inspired hundreds of advocates from Jesuit universities, high schools, parishes, and ministries to engage in legislative advocacy on three priority issues: humane comprehensive immigration reform, the fair minimum wage act, and protecting the SNAP program.

Dismantling Unjust Structures – Fighting for the Minimum Wage

BY ANTHONY GIANCATARINO | February 5, 2014 In 1891, Pope Leo XIII stated that every worker has a right to sufficient wages in order to provide for his/(her) family.  Forty years later, Pope Pius XI reiterated the dignity of a worker calling…

SOTU & IFAM: Obama’s Mentions of Immigration, Minimum Wage, and SNAP

BY KIM MILLER | January 29, 2014 Last night President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union (see transcript/video) to an audience filled with Members of Congress, distinguished guests (including Brophy College Preparatory alum and…