What are the most dire issues we face? If you’re like most Americans, you’d probably say the climate crisis and the jobs crisis. So why is Washington so obsessed with budget cuts and fossil fuels? Don’t ask members of Congress who have been purchased by corporate lobbyists, ask the ones with the receipts: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce. We’re leading a march of the long-term unemployed from Philadelphia, PA to Washington, DC directly to the Chamber’s front door.
We will be marching from Philadelphia to Washington DC. Leaving at 1:00 pm from 3rd and Cumberland on the 18th of May and arriving to The Department of Commerce by the 24th of May to Demand Green Jobs Now! We need Jobs now in order to provide for our families and save our planet!
Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign is stepping up its farm organizing. We are committed to working toward a city where our communities can support themselves. No longer will people, our friends and families and children, go hungry while vacant land sits empty and unused. We are no longer waiting for politicians to address the problems in this the second hungriest congressional district in the nation or the 40,000 vacant lots in Philadelphia or the many environmental problems we face everyday and will increasingly face. For this, we need support from our members and friends.
The next planning meeting for the court in Philadelphia is at the PPEHRC Education center at 174 W. Diamond. Everyone who wants to work is welcome. The following committees are now being formed for the court: organizing,media, fundraisng, documentation and more. Come help us plan for this historic court Oct. 2013. The meetings are held on Thursday nights at 6pm.
Are you a student interested in economic justice and human rights? Would you like to spend your summer break doing something meaningful and learning from seasoned organizers? Well PPEHRC is the experience you’ve been waiting for! Just send an email to Meaghan Russell today and she will send you an application and all the information that you need. Meaghan’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Article: The Current Crisis, Housing, and What is our Reaction?
The current situation with our economy by most economists and futurists seems to indicate that things are only gonna get worse. In spite of the pontifications of both the Obama Campaign apologists and the Romney Campaign apologists, things continue to get worse, not only here, but around the world. The answer from the Corporate controlled plutocracy continues to be cutbacks domestically, while continuing to give the wealthy and the corporations tax breaks, and continuing to spend money on continuous war around the world.
Hello everyone, just a quick update on things. Ten of the former residents of Romneyville are living in a cooperative housing setting in Tampa. We are in need of some help for those residents. Our needs include food, children’s clothes for school, hygiene items, and financial assistance with utilities. If you can help in any way contact me at 727 278 1547 or you can contact John at 813 967 0250. You can give directly to help with Utilities. If you know of any jobs, our residents are looking for jobs as well.
Dear friends, we are in Charlotte, NC at the DNC protests. When the Phillie contingent comes in, the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign will have 35 of our members here. We are at encampment at Marshall Park in downtown Charlotte. Several Occupies, including Occupy Wall Street are here. Also, St. Pete for Peace, Code Pink, the Green Party, Veterans For Peace. We are establishing our encampment as Obamaville, as we speak. It appears that the Democratic Machine is on overtime in attempting to co-opt the protestors. We are on public land, in a very nice park on a small lake. The park already had port-a-lets that were provided indirectly by democratic party supporters.
VENUE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO ROMNEYVILLE AND SHOW NOW STARTS AT 5PM WITH THE FOLLOWING ADDED GUEST ARTISTS SHAMAKO(HIP HOP ARTIST WITH THE HIP HOP CONGRESS), KROWN (LOCAL HIP HOP ARTIST), AND DAVID ROVICS
Hey folks hear is a radical Musicians, Artists, Poets Line up of Musical Events, Courtesy of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and ResistRNC to benefit the Poor People’s Campaign: