Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

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Add your voice via photo petition!

New Yorkers are sharing why they think we need a Poor People’s Campaign!
See a few examples here.

Download and print the page here and write why “We need a Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival because…”
 
To be added to the New York State social media campaign, take a photo of yourself holding your answer, and send it with your name, city and organization if applicable to: bperry@uts.columbia.edu.

Bookmark and refer to this page to stay connected with the
Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
 

  • Local and Statewide Event Information
  • Organizational Endorsements
  • Volunteer!
  • Reading Materials and Resources
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Local Event Information – Tompkins County

Sunday, May 27, 6-8 pm 
Mass Meeting Watch Party
Community Room at 210 Hancock Street, Ithaca, NY.
Hosted by Sylvia Bailey
Invite friends on Facebook!

Tuesday, May 29, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Members of the Dewitt Park Social Action committee will be tabling with information about the Poor People’s Campaign and voter registration forms during the Tuesday Farmers Market, Dewitt Park, Ithaca, NY.
Invite friends on Facebook!

Tuesday, May 29, 6:30-8:30 pm
Truthful Tuesday: Militarism and the War Economy
With speakers:
Ariel Gold, National Co-Director of CODEPINK
Kevin Basl, Warrior Writers and Combat Paper
Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC), Fort Room, 301 W. Court St., Ithaca, NY.
Invite friends on Facebook!

Statewide Events – Actions in Albany, NY

Email Tim Shenk at shenkti@gmail.com for information about carpools each week.

WEEK 3 – TUESDAY, MAY 29
MILITARISM, THE WAR ECONOMY, AND THE PROLIFERATION OF GUN VIOLENCE – RSVP HERE (NOTE: THIS ACTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, MAY 29TH)

WEEK 4 – JUNE 4
ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND THE RIGHT TO HEALTH: CLEAN AIR, CLEAN WATER, AND HEALTHCARE FOR ALL – RSVP HERE

WEEK 5 – JUNE 11
EVERYBODY’S GOT A RIGHT TO LIVE: EDUCATION, JOBS, INCOME, LABOR, HOUSING, AND THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE – RSVP HERE

WEEK 6 – JUNE 18
A NEW AND UNSETTLING FORCE – A FUSION MOVEMENT RISING UP – RSVP HERE

SATURDAY, JUNE 23
GLOBAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY AND MASS RALLY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Organizational Endorsements

The New York State Steering Committee is in the process of being formed, and is open to organizational representatives who will participate in regular calls and can join local or statewide working groups as these are formed. If you’re interested in having your organization take part, contact Rev. Emily McNeill at emcneill (a) labor-religion.org and Rev. Claudia de la Cruz at dlacruz (a) gmail.com.

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Volunteer!

Add your voice via photo petition! Download and print the page here and write why “We need a Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival because…”

To be added to the New York State social media campaign, take a photo of yourself holding your answer, and send it with your name, city and organization if applicable to: bperry@uts.columbia.edu.

To connect to the campaign in Tompkins County, contact:
Tim Shenk, shenkti@gmail.com
Michele Jones, mlj77@cornell.edu
Mary Anne Grady Flores, gradyflores08@gmail.com, 607-280-8797
Jeff Furman, jfurman@twcny.rr.com, 607-592-2220

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Reading Materials and Resources

See cuslar.org/ppcresources for links to readings, videos and testimonies.

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