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"This year’s Teach-In and lobbying came at a significant time for faith-based advocacy in our country,” said Christopher Kerr, executive director of the Ignatian Solidarity Network. “Not only were IFTJ participants be moved by powerful speeches and prayers, but their advocacy on Capitol Hill made a difference. Now is the time for humane comprehensive immigration reform, greater respect for minimum-wage workers, and action in support of our most vulnerable neighbors.”
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The ISN staff recently interviewed Matt Cuff, Policy Associate at the U.S. Jesuit Conference Social and International Ministries Office, to discuss the U.S. Census 2012 data and what it tells us about the state of poverty in our country.
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Americans aren’t on SNAP because they’re lazy, or don’t want to work. They receive SNAP benefits because they have no other choice and need to find a way to provide for their families.