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Celebrating Appalachia

Too many times when the term “Appalachia” is used, a negative, almost sympathetic thought, is conjured up. At the Appalachian Institute, while we recognize challenges that need to be addressed such as health care, environmental exploitation, generational poverty, and access to quality rural education, we also stand firm in our belief that this region is one to be celebrated, even bragged about.
Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S.

Sr. Simone Campbell, S.S.S. | Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice 2012

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.
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Remembering Hurricane Katrina Seven Years Later

Hurricane Katrina called our entire country to respond to immediate needs and reflect on challenging issues of poverty and race in the aftermath. This call was especially true within the Ignatian family.