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Poor Peoples Campaign


Poor People’s Campaign Puts the Spotlight on Poverty

Series of gatherings around the country builds momentum for June 20 march.

James Goodman ·

Dr. King Called On Us to Express the Better Angels of Our Souls

Dr. King’s commitment provides a wonderful example for all of us, but particularly for the young. By the wisdom of his teaching, the justice of his cause, the intensity of his commitment, he helped transform America.

Jesse Jackson ·

Dr. King's Radical Revolution Of Values

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

Richard Eskow ·

Learning from King’s Last Campaign

Before he died, Martin Luther King, Jr. joined a campaign to unify working people of all races. Today, nothing could be more powerful.

Jessicah Pierre ·

Trump’s Hunger Games

More damage to our nation’s most successful anti-hunger program is on the horizon.

Greg Kaufmann ·

We Have the Money to Fix Our Food System

Imagine supporting farmers markets, child nutrition, and local agriculture with money we spend on factory farms

Brian Wakamo ·

A Visionary Blueprint to End Poverty—A Moral Budget for 2020

Poor People’s Campaign and Institute for Policy Studies release a “Moral Budget,” ask 2020 candidates to end poverty

Valerie Vande Panne ·

Mobilizing the Poor People’s Campaign

A movement for common sense and social justice is building, putting every politician on notice: lead or get out of the way, a new moral majority is building and demanding change.

Jesse Jackson ·

At House Hearing, Poor People's Campaign Demands End to 'Systemic Policy Violence Against the Poor'

Not addressing poverty "is constitutionally inconsistent, it is economically insane, and it is morally, morally, morally wrong," said Rev. Dr. William Barber.

Andrea Germanos ·

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