February 1, 2009

JRLC Recognizes Sr. Mary Heinen

The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition recognized recently awarded CHAMN Board Member Sr. Mary Heinen the Lawrence D. Gibson Interfaith Social Justice Award at the annual JRLC Day on the Hill, which mobilizes citizen advocacy for social justice policies at the Minnesota Legislature. The award highlighted her health care advocacy work through St. Mary’s Clinics, which provide free primary health care to uninsured people in the seven-county metro area.

For a complete story on the award, see this article from The Catholic Spirit.