Amanda Michelle Gomez reports in the Washington City Paper about the lack of health services in Wards 7 and 8. The city has plans to build a new hospital in SE but the logistics are still being worked out. Read the article>>
The DC Poor People’s Campaign is conducting a Truth and Poverty Tour as part of the National Emergency Truth and Poverty Tour. This tour will shine a light on displacement, health, environmental and other issues affecting poor people in Washington, DC. Please join us for any or all of the following Truth & Poverty Tour … Continue reading Announcing the DC Truth and Poverty Tour
On Saturday April 27, 2019, Allison Cook of the DC Poor People's Campaign delivered the following speech at the Stand Against Racism Rally at Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC: Greetings from the DC Poor Peoples Campaign. We are pleased and proud to stand today with our partner organizations against racism in general and for fairness to … Continue reading DC Poor People’s Campaign Speaks at the Stand Against Racism Rally
Watch a promo video for the DC Poor People's Campaign action on February 14, 2019 where we presented our demands on education, housing, health, environment, voting rights and a fair wage to the city officials. DC Poor People's Campaign Action: Promo VIdeo from Patricia Chadwick on Vimeo.
On Wednesday afternoon, as Save the Vote was frantically numbering the petitions at Board of Elections in order to submit them before the deadline, they received word that Judge Kravitz issued his unfair ruling which stated that the Board of Elections made a mistake by not providing the public with enough notice for their Friday, … Continue reading Update: Save our Vote
From DC Climate Coalition: The Clean Energy DC Act needs your help. The real possibility of a more energy-efficient DC powered by 100% renewables is just around the corner. It’s incredible to feel that finally something good could happen for our climate. All your activism is paying off… But we’re not in the clear yet. As … Continue reading Urgent: Call now for 100 percent bill on Clean Energy
From OneDC DC Council is about to vote on a bill to spend $56 million to subsidize the proposed redevelopment of Brookland Manor - which could potentially result in the displacement of hundreds of working class individuals and families and the destruction of a deeply rooted community. Tell the DC Council that you Stand with … Continue reading Join Brookland Manor Tenants in Saying No to Government-Funded Displacement!
The call for a Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has emerged from more than a decade of work by grassroots community and religious leaders, organizations and movements fighting to end systemic racism, poverty, militarism, environmental destruction & related injustices and to build a just, sustainable and participatory society.