Poor Peoples Campaign

Coalition of Over 500 Faith Leaders Demand Utility Shutoff Moratorium During Pandemic

Over 500 faith leaders representing different religious backgrounds on Thursday called on Congress to ensure the next legislative coronavirus aid package include a moratorium on utility shutoffs for the duration of the pandemic. “A power, water, and broadband shutoff is not about politics; it is about children, the elderly, people needlessly suffering and dying through …

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As Trump Sows Division, Poor People’s Campaign Ignites ‘Transformative Action’ to Address Interwoven Injustices

Hours before President Donald Trump held a Saturday evening rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he gave self-congratulatory, division-sowing speech, the Poor People’s Campaign offered a progressive counterpoint with a virtual social justice assembly that uplifted the stories of those suffering from poverty and racial injustice and unveiled a policy platform to spur “transformative action.”  “Poverty …

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Poor People’s Campaign to Host Weekend Digital Gathering to ‘Challenge Poverty and Revive Democracy’

Low-income people and economic justice advocates from across the United States will unite on Saturday and Sunday “to challenge poverty and revive democracy amidst recession, pandemic, and protests” with a historic digital assembly and march sponsored by the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. “Poor and impacted people will come together to …

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