poor-peoples-campaign

‘Our democracy is in peril’: Women risk arrest in voting rights protest in D.C.

BY: - July 20, 2021

U.S. Capitol Police arrested about 100 women for civil disobedience at the march outside the U.S. Supreme Court's ornate building on Capitol Hill on Monday, 7/19/21.

Ahead of Biden’s Philly speech, anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage, filibuster

BY: - July 13, 2021

“This is not just a Black civil rights issue,” The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, the co-chairman of the Poor People’s Campaign, said. “It’s also an issue for everyone who cares about democracy. Our democracy is at stake.”

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Advocates for Pa.’s poor call for a ‘just budget’: What would that look like? | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 8, 2021

"My hope is that those people will turn away from the golden calf and fight for what is righteous," Rabbi Michael Pollack said.

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Barber, Poor People’s Campaign call for ‘3rd Reconstruction’ | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 25, 2021

The question posed by the Rev. Dr. William Barber on the real cost of inequality, and the toll it exacts on all of us, demands an answer.

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The Poor People’s Campaign: Worthy of Quaker support then and now

BY: - June 18, 2020

We need the Poor People’s Campaign and other mass movements to grow until racism, materialism, and militarism are dismantled. Join us.