Black August 2021

By Juard Barnes          As we enter into September, I’m looking back over the previous month, August, more to the point, Black August.  Many Black folk have come to embrace Black August as a touchstone for Liberation.  A time to exemplify the continued struggle.  It...

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2019 National Convening

2019 National Convening

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...

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Good Friday at Trinity UCC

Good Friday at Trinity UCC

Activists from the North Cook/Lake County group joined in spreading the message of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, staffing a table at the Good Friday Service, April 19th at the Trinity  United Church of Christ in Chicago.  "We...

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ILPPC Art Build

ILPPC Art Build

Over the weekend, Aaron Hughes (artist, activist, organizer, teacher, and Iraq War veteran based in Chicago) and volunteers from across Ilinois came together to build screenprinted signs, banners, and picket signs. Thanks to everyone for your work inmaking this...

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