PPC Organizing Training - Canton
Aug
24
4:00 PM16:00

PPC Organizing Training - Canton

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton New York (map)
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Join the North Country NYS Poor People's Campaign for an organizing training on Saturday, August 24, 4-8pm in Canton, at the Unitarian Universalist Church (3 1/2 E Main St).

We'll discuss the principles of fusion movement organizing, practice canvassing and 1on1s, develop our own stories in relation to the campaign, and more!

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What's Next? -- Open Meeting in NYC
Aug
28
6:30 PM18:30

What's Next? -- Open Meeting in NYC

If you recently signed up for the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival or haven't been involved in a while, please join us at The People's Forum on August 28th to learn what the campaign has been doing, what's next, and how you can get more plugged in! More information soon.

Active members, feel free to invite folks you have been wanting to get involved in the PPC!

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Buffalo - Come and sing movement songs!
Aug
29
6:00 PM18:00

Buffalo - Come and sing movement songs!

  • Raqs Solidarity - A Community Space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Poor People's Campaign, the Civil Rights Movement, the Disability rights movement, the Union Movement, the Women's Rights Movement and so many others... they all have songs that go with them. Songs lay the basis for our understanding of politics, religion and our lives. Come and sing songs with the Poor People's Campaign and share a potluck meal with us! All are welcome and welcome to bring the songs that move them!

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NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting
Aug
19
6:00 PM18:00

NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting

Join us for a Poor People's Campaign Organizing Meeting! We'll have a report back from the Moral Action Congress in Washington D.C. and discuss other events coming up this summer.

Where: St. Vincent de Paul Church, 900 Madison Ave, Albany. Enter through accessible door on the parking lot side of the building.
When: Monday, August 19thth, 6:00pm
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Capital Region Community Cookout
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

Capital Region Community Cookout

Join the Capital Region Poor People’s Campaign for a family-friendly afternoon, sharing food, meeting our neighbors, and continuing the work of Martin Luther King, Jr., confronting the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation.

Poor People’s Campaign Community Cookout
Saturday, August 17
12-3pm
Ridgefield Park, Albany (between Partridge and Ridgefield St)
Food and Kids' games provided!

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Capital Region - Albany Canvass
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Capital Region - Albany Canvass

Join us on Saturday, August 10 to talk with our neighbors in the Pine Hills neighborhood! We'll gather at 10am at St. Vincent de Paul for a simple canvassing training. Then we'll go door-to-door in pairs in the surrounding neighborhood to let people know about the Poor People's Campaign, ask what issues are important to them, and invite them to a Community Cookout at Ridgefield Park on Saturday, Aug. 17. We'll wrap up with a debrief and simple lunch at St. Vincent and be done by 1pm.

RSVP or volunteer to phonebank here: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/capital-region-poor-peoples-campaign-canvassing-and-phone-banking?clear_id=true

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Buffalo - Come and sing movement songs!
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Buffalo - Come and sing movement songs!

  • Raqs Solidarity - A Community Space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Poor People's Campaign, the Civil Rights Movement, the Disability rights movement, the Union Movement, the Women's Rights Movement and so many others... they all have songs that go with them. Songs lay the basis for our understanding of politics, religion and our lives. Come and sing songs with the Poor People's Campaign and share a potluck meal with us! All are welcome and welcome to bring the songs that move them!

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North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Gouverneur
Jul
16
6:00 PM18:00

North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Gouverneur

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is bringing together people across the country who are organizing to build a broad and deep national moral movement — led by the poor, impacted, clergy and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings — to unite our country from the bottom up.

Continue Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s work confronting the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation.

Join us to learn updates from the campaign and continue building the movement in the North Country! We'll hear report-backs from the Poor People's Campaign Moral Action Congress in D.C. and discuss upcoming plans in the North Country.

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NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting

Join us for a Poor People's Campaign Organizing Meeting! We'll have a report back from the Moral Action Congress in Washington D.C. and discuss other events coming up this summer.

Where: St. Vincent de Paul Church, 900 Madison Ave, Albany. Enter through accessible door on the parking lot side of the building.
When: Monday, July 15th, 6:00pm
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NYC PPC Meetup at Lights for Liberty Rally
Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

NYC PPC Meetup at Lights for Liberty Rally

Join us on July 12 as we stand with Lights of Liberty to shine a light on the horrific abuses of the Trump administration in human detention camps. People will begin arriving at 7pm. At 9pm local time, at every detention camp, and in cities, towns, and homes around America, a silent sea of candles will light up the nation.
Somebody is hurtin' our people and we won't be silent anymore.

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North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Canton
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Canton

  • 3 1/2 East Main Street Canton, NY, 13617 United States (map)
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The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is bringing together people across the country who are organizing to build a broad and deep national moral movement — led by the poor, impacted, clergy and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings — to unite our country from the bottom up.

Continue Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s work confronting the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation.

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The Poor People's Moral Action Congress
Jun
17
to Jun 19

The Poor People's Moral Action Congress

The Poor People’s Moral Action Congress is being organized at Trinity Washington University from June 17 to 19, 2019 by the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Nearly one thousand poor people, moral leaders, activists, and advocates from over 40 states across the country will convene on Washington DC for three days to strategize, learn and build power together.

During the Congress, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival will launch the Poor People’s Moral Budget that shows concretely how to enact the demands of the Campaign. We will hold a Forum with 2020 Presidential Candidates when poor people from across the country will ask questions about the issues that impact their lives and we will hold a Hearing from those most impacted by systemic racism, poverty, ecological devastation, militarism and the distorted moral narrative of Christian nationalism who are coming together to organize a movement. On the second day of Congress, participants will join workshops or longer tracks to learn how and why we are building a moral fusion movement.

Come join a fusion movement that is building in more than 40 states and Washington DC – shifting the narrative, impacting policies, and building power among the 140 million poor people in the United States.

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New York State PPC at Riverside Church Benefit Film Screening!
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

New York State PPC at Riverside Church Benefit Film Screening!

Join the New York State Poor People’s Campaign @ The Riverside Church in Room 311 MLK on Friday, June 14th from 7pm-11pm for a special film screening event to benefit our NYS delegation to the Poor People's Moral Action Congress in Washington, DC this June, sponsored by Latino Ministry and Mission and Social Justice at The Riverside Church!

The evening will include:

-A screening of EMPIRE STATE RUMBLINGS by Peter Kinoy
-Meet and greet with current members, organizers, and artists of the relaunched Campaign
-Entertainment, including music & dancing
-A raffle with prizes
-Food & light refreshments

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Hunger, Housing, and Healthcare in the North Country
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Hunger, Housing, and Healthcare in the North Country

Join us at Hunger, Housing, and Healthcare in the North Country: A People's Hearing
Sunday, June 9, 2-5pm
Bend in the River Park
90 River St., Canton, NY
Cookout and Kid's Games available

Share some food with your neighbors who are dealing with these issues, hear stories of resilience and resistance, and learn more about how we're organizing to fight back.

Questions, transportation or accessibility needs? Contact newyork@poorpeoplescampaign.org

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Theologies of Liberation at TPF (3/3)
Jun
5
5:30 PM17:30

Theologies of Liberation at TPF (3/3)

On Wednesday 5/22 from 5:30-8:30pm, a three part series on Theologies of Liberation begins at The People's Forum. This course will examine the theology that has emerged around and through social struggle in the US. We will look at the struggle for the abolition of slavery, tenant labor organizing, welfare rights and homeless organizing, all of which provided the basis for understanding the theology that is guiding and being discovered through the renewed call for a Poor People's Campaign in 2018. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the material conditions that led to social struggle and the battle for biblical and theological ideas that emerged as part of those struggles.

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Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR)
Jun
3
7:00 PM19:00

Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR)

Hosted by the NYC Poor People’s Campaign and the People’s Forum, Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR) is a cross-movement space for New Yorkers to create community through singing and support each other as we work for justice in our city. We’ll learn songs and chants to share at demonstrations and direct actions, tell our stories of hope and resistance, and create the world we know is possible.

Songs In the Key of Resistance (a community song and chant share) will be held the 3rd Saturday (3:00-6:00PM) and 1st Monday (7:00-9:00PM) of each month. This exchange is free and open to everyone regardless of singing ability. Bring your songs and an instrument if you play! On Saturdays, bring food to share for a potluck!

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Theologies of Liberation at TPF (2/3)
May
29
5:30 PM17:30

Theologies of Liberation at TPF (2/3)

On Wednesday 5/22 from 5:30-8:30pm, a three part series on Theologies of Liberation begins at The People's Forum. This course will examine the theology that has emerged around and through social struggle in the US. We will look at the struggle for the abolition of slavery, tenant labor organizing, welfare rights and homeless organizing, all of which provided the basis for understanding the theology that is guiding and being discovered through the renewed call for a Poor People's Campaign in 2018. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the material conditions that led to social struggle and the battle for biblical and theological ideas that emerged as part of those struggles.

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Building Leaders-What's Next?
May
28
6:00 PM18:00

Building Leaders-What's Next?

  • Frederick Douglass Memorial AME Zion Church (map)
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Join the New York State Poor People’s Campaign in Elmira for a potluck dinner and discussion on how we can develop the infrastructure to fight for equality and justice!! We have only just begun to stand together and we are building a movement, not just a moment! We firmly believe that EVERYBODY HAS A RIGHT TO LIVE!!

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Poor People's Walking Tour of Wall Street
May
25
2:30 PM14:30

Poor People's Walking Tour of Wall Street

Join the Poor People's Walking Tour of Wall Street on Saturday 5/25, from 2:30-4:30pm. Led by John Wessel-McCoy, educator and organizer from the Kairos Center and the University of the Poor, the walk is designed first and foremost for leaders emerging from the ranks of the poor and dispossessed – people on the front line of struggles against the interlocking evils of poverty, racism, militarism, and ecological crisis.

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Exhibition Tour of Everybody’s Got The Right To Live
May
25
2:00 PM14:00

Exhibition Tour of Everybody’s Got The Right To Live

Who lived at Resurrection City in 1968? What was it like to live there? Join us at Interference Archive on Saturday afternoon for an intimate look at the current exhibition (http://interferencearchive.org/everybodys-got-a-right-to-live-the-poor-peoples-campaign-1968-now/) with our esteemed elder Carlos Raúl Dufflar, a leader in both the original Poor People’s Campaign of 1968 and today’s PPC: A National Call for Moral Revival! A rare chance to hear the photographs and archival materials come to life with poetry, stories, music and firsthand insights from his experiences as a resident of Resurrection City, and from 50 years of organizing.

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Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis (3/3)
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis (3/3)

Over three evenings from Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24 from 6:30-9:30PM, join Dr. Jordan T. Camp and Rev. Claudia de la Cruz for a three-part seminar on Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis. The course will consider the role of conjunctural analysis in political and social movements, and explore the development of this method by Marxist theorist Antonio Gramsci.

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Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis (2/3)
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis (2/3)

Over three evenings from Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24 from 6:30-9:30PM, join Dr. Jordan T. Camp and Rev. Claudia de la Cruz for a three-part seminar on Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis. The course will consider the role of conjunctural analysis in political and social movements, and explore the development of this method by Marxist theorist Antonio Gramsci.

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Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis
May
22
6:30 PM18:30

Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis

Over three evenings from Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24 from 6:30-9:30PM, join Dr. Jordan T. Camp and Rev. Claudia de la Cruz for a three-part seminar on Critical Analysis for Movement Building: Antonio Gramsci and Conjunctural Analysis. The course will consider the role of conjunctural analysis in political and social movements, and explore the development of this method by Marxist theorist Antonio Gramsci.

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Theologies of Liberation
May
22
5:30 PM17:30

Theologies of Liberation

On Wednesday 5/22 from 5:30-8:30pm, a three part series on Theologies of Liberation begins at The People's Forum. This course will examine the theology that has emerged around and through social struggle in the US. We will look at the struggle for the abolition of slavery, tenant labor organizing, welfare rights and homeless organizing, all of which provided the basis for understanding the theology that is guiding and being discovered through the renewed call for a Poor People's Campaign in 2018. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the material conditions that led to social struggle and the battle for biblical and theological ideas that emerged as part of those struggles.

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North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Potsdam
May
21
6:00 PM18:00

North Country PPC Organizing Meeting - Potsdam

Tuesday, May 21st, 6pm
Potsdam United Methodist Church
26 Main St., Potsdam, NY

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is bringing together people across the country who are organizing to build a broad and deep national moral movement — led by the poor, impacted, clergy and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings — to unite our country from the bottom up.

Continue Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s work confronting the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation.

Join us to learn updates from the campaign and continue building the movement in the North Country! We'll discuss the upcoming Moral Action Congress in D.C., and continue planning for the upcoming North Country People's Hearing.

If this is your first meeting, or you want to get better at sharing about the campaign, join us at 6pm and learn the background and story of the campaign. Regular meeting will begin at 6:30pm.

Need transportation, childcare, or other accessibility? Contact: newyork@poorpeoplescampaign.org

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NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting
May
20
6:00 PM18:00

NYS PPC - Capital Region Organizing Meeting

Join us for a Poor People's Campaign Organizing Meeting! We'll be discussing the upcoming Moral Action Congress in Washington D.C. and other events coming up this summer.

Where: St. Vincent de Paul Church, 900 Madison Ave, Albany. Enter through accessible door on the parking lot side of the building.
When: Monday, May 20th, 6:00pm
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At 6pm we'll go over the story, strategy, and structure of the campaign, and then the regular meeting will begin at 6:30pm. If you're new, or want to get better at presenting on the campaign, join us at 6!

The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is bringing together people across the country who are organizing to build a broad and deep national moral movement — led by the poor, impacted, clergy and moral agents and reflecting the great moral teachings — to unite our country from the bottom up.

Continue Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s work confronting the interlocking evils of systemic racism, poverty, militarism, and ecological devastation.

Questions, transportation assistance, or accessibility needs? E-mail newyork@poorpeoplescampaign.org

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Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR)
May
18
3:00 PM15:00

Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR)

Hosted by the NYC Poor People’s Campaign and the People’s Forum, Songs in the Key of Resistance (SKOR) is a cross-movement space for New Yorkers to create community through singing and support each other as we work for justice in our city. We’ll learn songs and chants to share at demonstrations and direct actions, tell our stories of hope and resistance, and create the world we know is possible.

Songs In the Key of Resistance (a community song and chant share) will be held the 3rd Saturday (3:00-6:00PM) and 1st Monday (7:00-9:00PM) of each month. This exchange is free and open to everyone regardless of singing ability. Bring your songs and an instrument if you play! On Saturdays, bring food to share for a potluck!

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