LifeWay Network Events

We are excited to be celebrating the 10th Anniversary Year of LifeWay Network in 2017, and invite you to join us in our activities throughout the year.


Past Events

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Race for Freedom 5K: Photos and Top Ten Finishers!

Last Sunday, we were delighted to be joined by almost fifty runners and walkers for our Race for Freedom 5K in Van Cortlandt Park. It was wonderful to see everyone from serious runners to entire families to supporters who just wanted to go for a lovely walk in the park. Thanks to everyone who came out […]

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The 2017 Event Towards New Life

Our 2017 Event Towards New Life was a joy-filled evening and a tremendous success. It was wonderful to spend our 10th Anniversary among so many supporters of our mission. Many thanks to everyone who attended or supported this year’s event! Anyone want to buy a 50/50 raffle ticket? President of the Board, Marianne C. Mocarski, […]

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JSD at UN CSW Panel 2017

Sr. Joan Speaks at the United Nations

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations brings together experts from around the world to further gender equality and women’s empowerment. Sister Joan S. Dawber, founder and executive director of LifeWay Network, was an invited panelist at the March 22, 2017 event organized by the Permanent Observer Mission of the […]

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United Nations Special Rapporteur Visits LifeWay Network

United Nations Special Rapporteur Visits LifeWay Network

LifeWay Network was recently honored by a visit from Ms. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Trafficking, during a recent nine day visit to the United States. Appointed by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Ms. Giammarinaro is a human rights expert and judge in the civil court in Rome. […]

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LifeWay House Reunion

A LifeWay House Reunion

LifeWay House 1 recently held its annual reunion, a wonderful chance for previous house guests to come together and update each other on the ‘ins and outs’ of their lives since leaving LifeWay. For this year’s LifeWay House reunion, our devoted safe house volunteers also joined in the celebration. Bonds were formed that could not […]

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Joan Dawber lectures at Yale's St. Thomas More Center

Joan Dawber Delivers Yale Lecture

Sr. Joan Dawber, SC, Executive Director of LifeWay Network, presented the deP. Goubeau Lecture at Yale University’s St. Thomas More Center on Sunday, October 30, 2016. She spoke on “A Modern Response to Modern Day Slavery: The Ministry of LifeWay Network.” “When people and organizations come together with a shared vision and diverse gifts, we […]

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LifeWay Network at Domestic Violence Awareness Event

Domestic Violence Awareness Event

LifeWay Network participated in a Domestic Violence Awareness Event sponsored by Queens Council Member Elizabeth Crowley in conjunction with the NYPD 104th Precinct, held on the evening of October 25, 2016. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and many organizations participated in this event to help Queens residents learn more about how prevalent domestic violence […]

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Medal Winners at LifeWay Network's 5K

LifeWay Network’s 5K Race for Freedom 2016

It was a beautiful summer day for our 5K fun run in Van Cortlandt Park on June 18, 2016, – perfect weather for a run or walk. The Park’s 5K trail winds through woods, providing a picturesque setting along with much-appreciated shade from the sun. The day brought together staff, volunteers, board members and supporters, […]

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LifeWay Network presenting a parallel event at the 2016 UN CSW Forum

Dynamics of Human Trafficking: Catastrophe, Migration, Demand and Restoration  When: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016, 2:30 pm Where: CCUN = The Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, Boss Room (Corner of 44th and First Ave), New York, NY LifeWay Network will be presenting a parallel event at the 2016 United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women […]

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