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Poor Peoples Campaign



Biden's Inauguration Gives Us New Hope, but the Movement for Justice Must Continue to Build on Its Own Agenda

There should be no reluctance to work with Biden to help pass critical reforms, but at the same time, the pressure for outside must continue to build for there to be any hope of change.

Jesse Jackson ·


Poor People's Campaign MLK Day Message to Biden: Act on Bold Agenda to Heal Nation

"In 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King called out the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism. In 2021, his words are no less relevant."

Andrea Germanos ·


A People’s Agenda for a Better Nation

The Poor People's Campaign and Congressional Progressive Caucus team up to chart a course for the future.

Erik Gunn ·


From Stopping Endless Wars to Providing Real Covid-19 Relief, People's Agenda Details Crucial 'Way Forward'

"This people-first legislative roadmap for the first six months of 2021 is an urgent, brave, and just agenda."

Andrea Germanos ·


Law Student's Arrest 62-Years Ago Helped Inspire Youth-Led Movements for Social Change

Bruce Carver Boynton (1937—2020) exemplified the power of a young person to take a principled stand on behalf of human dignity.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


A New Nonviolent Medicaid Army Is on the March

Led by the poor and dispossessed, this movement is bringing the demand for healthcare rights to corporate profiteers, state houses, prisons, and police stations.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


How Christian Nationalism in the US Legislates Evil and Punishes the Poor

The dangers posed by today’s Christian nationalists are all too real.

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis ·


What the Flint Water Crisis Meant for My Family

Take it from me: You don't want to go through what we did. Every community deserves water, life, and dignity.

Nakiya Wakes ·


Woe to You Who Legislate Evil and Rob the Poor of Their Rights

Our government's abandonment of the people is sin of the highest order.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II ·


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

"As moral leaders, we join with people coming together to demand that our basic human needs are met."

Andrea Germanos ·

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