Our Next Big Action: The Poor People's Campaign!

Our Next Big Action: The Poor People's Campaign!

From our perspective, this campaign (the resurrection of a dream that was killed shortly after its revolutionary dreamer, Dr. King, 50 years ago) is not just promising because of its sustained, escalating nonviolent direct action over 40 days in over 40 states across the country, but also because of its laser focus on the link between political and socio-economic (dare I add environmental) disenfranchisement…

Big Announcement: Passing the Torch to New Leadership

Big Announcement: Passing the Torch to New Leadership

Last week our National Coordinating Committee (NCC) confirmed Renaldo Pearson and Tania Maduro as our new Co-Mission Directors and Shani Smith as Senior Advisor to them. I could not be more grateful and humbled to pass the torch to such a strong cohort of leaders, each of whose leadership in our cause I’ve had the honor of working to encourage and develop, with hope for a day like this. Today I’m asking you to welcome this new leadership with a strong show of support by giving $3 or more to empower them to move us forward.

Let me tell you a little about each of these special leaders...