Poor People's Campaign: US nationwide moral direct actions!
WhenMonday, 14th May 2018 to Saturday, 23rd June 2018
On May 14, the Poor People's Campaign will launch its first nation-wide event of the season with nonviolent moral direct actions in over 30 state capitals.
Through highly publicized, non-violent moral fusion direct action over a 6-week period in at least 30 states and the District of Columbia, the Campaign will force a serious national examination of the enmeshed evils of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation and the war economy during a key election year.
WEEK ONE (May 13-19)
SOMEBODY’S HURTING OUR PEOPLE: Children, Women, and People with Disabilities in Poverty
WEEK TWO (May 20-26)
LINKING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND POVERTY: Voting Rights, Immigration, Xenophobia, Islamophobia, and the Mistreatment of Indigenous Communities
WEEK THREE (May 27-June 2)
THE WAR ECONOMY:Militarism and the Proliferation of Gun Violence
WEEK FOUR (June 3-9)
THE RIGHT TO HEALTH AND A HEALTHY PLANET: Ecological Devastation and Health Care
WEEK FIVE (June 10-16)
EVERYBODY’S GOT THE RIGHT TO LIVE: Education, Living Wage Jobs, Income, Housing
WEEK SIX (June 17-22)
A NEW AND UNSETTLING FORCE: Confronting the Distorted Moral Narrative
June 23 – Global Day of Solidarity and Sending Forth Call to Action Mass Rally in Washington DC
If you're ready to join our movement to transform the political, economic and moral structures of our country, add your name now.