Person Place Thing Episode 33: Sister Simone Campbell


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The executive director of the advocacy group NETWORK, Sister Simone Campbell is a passionate advocate for social justice whose work is an expression of her religious faith. It is  good for one’s development as a person to be reminded that people can arrive at a similar place by very different routes. Randy first heard of her during the “Nuns on the Bus” tour, when she led her fellow sisters across the country to fight the Paul Ryan budget. He wants that tour jacket.

  • PERSON: Sister Sára Salkaházi, a Hungarian nun who saved 100 Jews during WWII

  • PLACE: Hiking trail in Oakland’s Tilden Regional Park

  • THING: Her bible