Projects of Survival

We believe everyone has the right to housing and regular meals.

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Movement Building

Fighting poverty through demonstrations, bus tours, marches, and truth commissions.

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Educationals

Raising consciousness and developing leaders amongst the ranks of the poor.

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OUR MISSION. OUR VISION

The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is committed to uniting the poor across color lines as the leadership base for a broad movement to abolish poverty.

We work to accomplish this through advancing economic human rights as named in the universal declaration of human rights- such as the rights to food, housing, health, education, communication and a living wage job. learn more

BUILD OUR HOUSE PROJECT

Sustainable, supportive housing, organised by poor and homeless people, for poor and homeless people. Working to end homelessness in Philadelphia through justice and compassion.

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Flesh & Blood Film Screening 11/3 – 11/5

Join us for screenings this weekend and contribute to the conversation afterward! This is a terrific opportunity to discuss the film's themes of social and economic justice as it relates to the work of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) with moviegoers who are enthusiastic about working to better their community, but not necessarily knowing where to start.

Jill Stein will moderate post-show discussions with Cheri and her sons Mark and Guillermo at the Prince Theater in Philly on 11/3 @ 6:40pm and 11/4 @ 1:30pm! Black Thought from The Roots will host the discussions on 11/5 @ 2:30pm.

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The Project: The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is working to acquire vacant single-family rowhomes and twins in Philadelphia, in order to rehabilitate them and then rent them to homeless individuals and families at subsidized, affordable rates. Community volunteer labor and sweat equity will accomplish a great deal of the construction work, using green building principles and practices. PPEHRC will establish a Community Land Trust (CLT) to ensure the perpetual affordability of the houses. In addition to providing affordable … read more