March For Our Lives 2018 – Strategic Webinar

Join us for a webinar on Monday, March 26th, 8-9 PM (eastern time)! We will be discussing the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign’s upcoming March for Our Lives. This will be a march from Philadelphia to Washington DC June 2-12, honoring the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s March. The webinar will not just focus on logistic information related to the March, but also the strategic significance of the poor to continue to organize and speak for … read more

March for Our Lives 2016 at the DNC

The March for Our Lives 2016 is a call upon all victims of poverty and their allies to demand real economic change from the Democratic Party.  March down broad street to challenge the Democratic Party to earn its label as the poor people’s party by reaffirming the people’s right to accessible, affordable housing, higher education, healthcare, a living wage, full restoration of city services, and more.  This historic march has taken place over the past several conventions with turnout exceeding thousands … read more


Subject: PRESS RELEASE REGARDING OPENING MARCH AT THE RNC ON AUGUST 27th. 2012 For Immediate Release: Contact: Rev. Bruce Wright Phone: 727 278 1547 Email: Cheri Honkala Phone: 267 439 8419 The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is announcing The Protest Schedule for the MARCH FOR OUR LIVES March of the Poor, Homeless, Unemployed at the RNC.

2018 Poor People’s March on Washington

Poor People to March on Washington, D.C. for 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign and Resurrection City!   On June 2nd, poor families from across the country will gather in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, the poorest District in Pennsylvania, for the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C.   This march will mark the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign and Resurrection City erected in 1968 on the National Mall. The march will begin … read more

Poor People’s March and Resurrection city 50th Anniversary.

March with the poor in the march for our lives from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. June 2nd to June 14th . Join the poor peoples economic human rights campaign where we will be setting up Resurrection city in the foot steps of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr for the 50th Anniversary of the kings Poor People’s march. register today !

Our History

The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) had its origins with the Kensington Welfare Rights Union (KWRU) in Philadelphia.  In June 1998, KWRU organized its first national bus tour to highlight the issues of poverty and economic human rights.  The bus made stops in communities across the country as it traveled from the east coast to the west coast and back.  At each of the stops they met with individuals and groups, and documented stories  and involved residents to … read more

Don’t tell me how to punch if you are not in the boxing ring!

Dear Poor Folks and Friends, The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) comes with decades of organizing experience in the anti-poverty movement. Much has been learned from international peasant movements, the National Welfare Rights Union, and other leaders throughout history that we will talk about in other articles. We are writing these lessons in an attempt to assist our brothers and sisters who are out there trying to survive and build the movement to end poverty, hunger and homelessness, … read more