“We stand on the shoulders of Dorothy Day, Cesar Chavez …
*From the op-ed, piece which was co-authored by Sister Simone Campbell
“We stand on the shoulders of Dorothy Day, Cesar Chavez and others whose faith in God, tireless sacrifice and hope in the promise ofAmerica challenged our nation’s conscience.
When we refuse to let fear paralyze or divide us, our proud history proves we can overcome any obstacle.
*Richard Trumka is president of the AFL-CIO. Sister Simone Campbell is executive director of NETWORK, a national Catholic social justice lobby, and a leader of Nuns on the Bus.
Catholic sisters are traveling to 40 cities in 15 states to advocate for comprehensive immigration reform. They are in Tallahassee today (go to http://www.networklobby.org/bus).