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THIS WEEK BEGAN THE POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN

Resources and calendar:  https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/events/

The Poor People’s Campaign began this week and is taking place through June 23 in Washington DC and across the nation to demand a national moral revival and that attention be given to grave injustices affecting people who have been forced into poverty. These injustices are outlined in the campaign’s document titled, “A Moral Agenda Based on Fundamental Human Rights” and include the war economy and militarism, systemic racism, ecological devastation, and poverty and inequality.a

All U.S. Senator Contacts

All U.S. Representative Contacts

Frequently Contacted:
Sen. Pat Roberts
Phone: (202) 224-4774

Sen. Jerry Moran
Phone: (202) 224-6521

Sen. Dick Durbin
Phone: (202) 224-2152

Sen. Mark Kirk
Phone: (202) 224-2854

Sen. Claire McCaskill
Phone: (202) 224-6154

Sen. Roy Blunt
Phone: (202) 224-5721

Sen. Bob Casey
Phone: (202) 224-6324

Sen. Pat Toomey
Phone: (202) 224-4254

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Events

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is gearing up for 40 days of direct action in more than 30 states and Washington, D.C. starting May 13!  READ MORE.

The campaign has spent the past several months planning, training and organizing in order to change the moral narrative of our country and influence change. Each week from May 13 through June 22, the campaign will highlight a different theme:

Week 1: children, women and people with disabilities in poverty
Week 2: systemic racism
Week 3: militarism and gun violence
Week 4: ecological devastation and healthcare
Week 5: education, living wage jobs, income and housing
Week 5: confronting a distorted moral narrative

The campaign will conclude with a mass rally in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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