Everybody’s Got a Right To Live
For six weeks in the spring of 2018, Philadelphia Jobs With Justice the largest wave of nonviolent in civil disobedience in US history. The 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 across the nation. As part of the PA PCC Coordination Team, we’ve been fighting to shift the moral narrative around poverty, racism, militarism, and ecological devastation.
It’s time to break the silence about America’s war on the poor. 140 million people live in poverty today and it’s not because people are lazy or unwilling to work hard, but because politicians have blocked living wages and healthcare and undermined union rights and wage increases.