National Poor People’s Assembly – June 21, 2021

  On June 21, 2021, poor people, low wage workers, moral and faith leaders and advocates will gather online from across the nation simultaneously with a socially-distant rally in Raleigh, NC at the state legislature for a mass assembly.   The hybrid online/in-person National Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly will raise a chorus of voices demanding a moral revolution that puts the suffering of the 140 million+ and low-income people in the U.S. at the center of every policy debate.
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On June 21, 2021 at 5:30 pm ET/ 2:30pm PT we will gather online from all 50 U.S. states and territories, and from across the world. Many of us in North Carolina and from the nearby region will join in person for a socially distant rally at the General Assembly in Raleigh, but wherever you are, we need you to be a part of this historic event!   One year after the largest ever online gathering of poor and low-income people in this nation’s history, the Poor People’s Campaign will launch our organizing drive towards a massive and generationally-transformative in-person Moral March on Washington on June 18, 2022, where we will flood the streets of DC and create a national stage for the voices and leadership of people directly impacted by poverty, racism and their interlocking injustices   The event comes one month after the introduction of a congressional resolution for a Third Reconstruction: Fully Addressing Poverty and Low-Wages from the Bottom Up. Emerging from the pain and organizing power of the 140 million people living in poverty or with low wages in this nation, the congressional resolution reflects an omnibus vision for a fundamental restructuring of society that lifts from the bottom. This newest congressional effort comes as a response to years of movement-building to create the collective resolve necessary to implement real and transformational legislative action.   Join us for this powerful launch event on June 21, 2021, commit to joining us in D.C. in June 2022, and take part as we build our campaign to realize a Third Reconstruction.   Forward together, not one step back!
 
Forward together, not one step back! Rev. Dr. William Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis Co-Chairs, Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

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