Truth is the antidote

Truth is the antidote

Posted on Feb 21, 2017

Luis Rodriguez addresses the Candlelight Vigil for Free Expression, speaking about the importance of truth in the struggle for democracy and justice.

Listen to the online discussion: Finding a way forward

Listen to the online discussion: Finding a way forward

Posted on Feb 8, 2017

Listen to this online discussion on some of the pressing strategic questions we’re facing. Hear from three deeply rooted leaders: Nijmie Dzurinko from Put People First! PA, Roz Pelles from Repairers of the Breach, and Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez from the Popular Education Project about the challenges and opportunities in this moment.

#MLKLives – Taking action together

#MLKLives – Taking action together

Posted on Jan 19, 2017

This year we celebrated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by continuing his work. Across the country, organizations included the call for a New Poor People’s Campaign in their marches, cultural events, community meetings, and assemblies.

Endorsing the PPC from Chattanooga, TN

Endorsing the PPC from Chattanooga, TN

Posted on Jan 13, 2017

Remarks about the need for a New Poor People’s Campaign from Beth Foster of the Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center, at Unity event in Chattanooga, TN.

Watch Night: A Moral Agenda for the Poor People’s Campaign

Watch Night: A Moral Agenda for the Poor People’s Campaign

Posted on Jan 5, 2017

On New Year’s Eve, a Watch Night service was convened by Rev. William Barber, Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, and others to call for a New Poor People’s Campaign.

Dear Standing Rock

Dear Standing Rock

Posted on Oct 24, 2016

An open letter in support of the water protectors at Standing Rock, from the call for a New Poor People’s Campaign.

Celebrate MLK: It’s time for a New Poor People’s Campaign

Celebrate MLK: It’s time for a New Poor People’s Campaign

Posted on Oct 23, 2016

This MLK Weekend (January 14th-16th), people around the country will be working together to revive Rev. Dr. King’s call for a Poor People’s Campaign. In 2017 as in 1967, our nation needs to undergo a “radical revolution of values” and it’s the poor and the dispossessed who are in the best position to lead the way; But only if we’re able to take action together. This MLK Weekend, we’re taking another step in that direction.

‘Interview about the Poor People’s Campaign: “Half of the US Population is Poor”’

‘Interview about the Poor People’s Campaign: “Half of the US Population is Poor”’

Posted on Oct 14, 2016

An interview about the Poor People’s Campaign with the Liz Theoharis and Willie Baptist of the Kairos Center, published in ‘The Dawn: International Newsletter of Popular Struggles.’

Luis Rodriguez: Something is dying so something else can be born

Luis Rodriguez: Something is dying so something else can be born

Posted on Sep 12, 2016

This is where we are in this country. A time of reckoning. A New Poor People’s Campaign can’t be about any viable reforms within this system. It has to stretch the system beyond its limitations.

Calling for a New Poor People’s Campaign in Grays Harbor County, WA

Calling for a New Poor People’s Campaign in Grays Harbor County, WA

Posted on Jul 20, 2016

At a “State of the Streets” event in Westport, Washington, Chaplains on the Harbor announced their endorsement of the call for a new Poor People’s Campaign.