50 years ago, members of the first Poor People’s Campaign made their voices heard. Thousands of poor people from across the United States camped out on the Washington Mall to demand that the nation “lift the load of poverty” and to sing “Everybody’s … read more.
Category: Poor Peoples Campaign
Thank you to everyone who came out last Monday for our rally in the North Carolina capitol. This country desperately needs people like you to speak out against Christian nationalism and the poisoning of “family values.” A few ways we raised our voices … read more.
Thomas Clayton, a member of the UU Church of Greensboro, is serving as one of the documentarians for the North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign. His videos of the Poor People’s Campaign gatherings in Raleigh in May and June are posted online. Thanks, Thomas!!!
About 500 people, including dozens of Unitarian Universalists from Raleigh, Durham, and Greensboro, participated in the Poor People’s Campaign’s first day of witness and action in Raleigh on Monday, May 14, 2018.
Almost 50 participants, including Forward Together’s Executive Director, Rev. John L. Saxon, were cited for impeding … read more.
The Poor Peoples Campaign is holding training sessions for anyone who is interested in participating in direct action during the upcoming Forty Days of Action (May 14 – June 18 in Raleigh and June 23 in Washington, DC).
At this point in time, training sessions are … read more.
The UUA has received a groundswell response from UU clergy and lay congregational leaders who want to engage with and learn more about the Campaign and UUA & UU involvement, and particularly about the mass moral non-violent direct actions planned for Washington, DC and state … read more.
April 2018 Events in North Carolina
This year the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is taking up the unfinished work of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign to build a movement led by the poor and dispossessed to end systemic racism, poverty, the … read more.