My journey as a lobbyist for the National Advocacy Center
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My journey as a lobbyist for the National Advocacy Center

My journey as a lobbyist for the National Advocacy Center (NAC) of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd began when I interviewed for the job more than 12 years ago. I remember my joy when Sr. Gayle Crumbley called to say I was selected for the job.  I had had extensive experience as a lobbyist…

Road to Justice: anti-immigrant policies
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Road to Justice: anti-immigrant policies

This blog on anti-immigrant policies is the first of an occasional series of articles focusing on social justice issues that the National Advocacy Center addresses as part of its ongoing mission. In announcing his candidacy in 2015, Donald Trump claimed that Mexico was sending “people that have lots of problems …They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing…

National Advocacy Center shows no slow-down in 2019

National Advocacy Center shows no slow-down in 2019

The National Advocacy Center (NAC) has been working in overdrive the last couple of years. The year 2019 gives no indication that NAC will take its foot off the pedal.  “Three issues currently dominate NAC’s work: immigration, human trafficking and people living in the margin of society. These are the issues behind the faces of…

Human trafficking conference seeks policy change
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Human trafficking conference seeks policy change

“Fantastic conference on human trafficking!” “This was a really awesome day.” “Great advocacy. Great learning. Great leadership modeling.” These are just a few of the comments I heard from people who attended the National Advocacy Center (NAC) of Sisters of the Good Shepherd conference on human trafficking. I had a pretty good idea of what…