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Organizing and Assisting the Poor


Poor People's Campaign Revival: A Season of Organizing
As the 50th anniversary of MLK Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign approaches, organizers want to take up King's mantle to "unite the bottom of this country, to bring about real change, to shift the narrative that is demonizing people for the problems they're facing and to build power from the bottom up," says campaign co-chair Dr. Liz Theoharis

  December 17, 2017

Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival
The Monday launch of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival by co-chairs Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis and other leaders will include the unveiling of details around six weeks of direct action next spring at statehouses and the U.S. Capitol, including plans for one of the largest waves of civil disobedience in U.S. history.

  December 4, 2017

"Moral Mondays" Draws Thousands to Protest Legislative Attacks on Voting Rights and The Poor
Hundreds arrested opposing Republican controlled legislature's 'barbaric' attacks on North Carolina's most vulnerable populations

  June 17, 2013

Hundreds Take Part in "Poor People's March" Against Unemployment and Austerity
Hundreds mark 45th anniversary of Dr. King's "Poor People's March" to highlight ongoing fight against inequality and high unemployment

  May 16, 2013

Organizing for the poor Pt.3
Williams: Over the last several years the left has been suffering from demoralization and demobilization

  October 15, 2009

Organizing for the poor Pt.2
Williams: Articulating demands and needs of working class people is what's required from the movement

  October 7, 2009

Organizing for the poor
Williams: For over two decades poor people in the US have been criminalized and vilified

  October 28, 2009

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