Poor People’s Campaign:
A National Call for Moral Revival
Poor People’s Mass Assembly and March on Washington June 20, 2020
In mid November, national, state and regional leaders from around the country gathered for three days of planning, learning and fellowship in Chicago. Illinois Poor People's campaign was blessed to have this convening in our state and quite a few of us were able to...read more
National Campaign Goals
1) Shift the Narrative
2) Build Power
3) Impact Elections and Policies
The goals of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival for Phase II remain: to shift the narrative, to build power among the poor and moral leaders, and to impact elections and policies around systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the war economy, and the distorted moral narrative.
Moral Fusion Organizing?
“Fusion coalition pulls people together––not so much left and right and red and blue.” The individuals who form the coalition are gathered around “key issues, moral issues that are rooted in constitutional morality and religious morality.
The Poor People’s Campaign and it’s supporters have brought people from varying backgrounds together “around a five-point agenda challenging the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation and the nations distorted morality.”
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Learn, Learn, Learn
Seriously, this movement is founded on facts. As Rev . Barber says “If you’re gonna be LOUD, you better be right.”
This is a different way of organizing than many of us are used to so we are all learning together. Click below to learn more about what this campaign is and isn’t and to see a list of educational resources. You will also learn about volunteer opportunities and how to request an orentation near you.
OUR DEMANDs AND PRIORITIES:
A MORAL AGENDA BASED ON FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
POVERTY and inequality
war economy and militarism
DISTORTED NATIONAL MORALITY
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