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Poor People's Campaign

Poor People's Campaign morning Shabbat service

One Saturday morning, a group of social justice-oriented college interns woke up early with a purpose. We woke up with a purpose to pray, to rally, to march, and to fight poverty, not the poor.

Rachel Dovek
Rabbi Lucy Dinner on stage at the Poor People's Campaign on the National Mall

This post is adapted from remarks offered by Rabbi Lucy Dinner at the Poor People's Campaign day of action in D.C. on Monday, June 11.

Rabbi Lucy Dinner

I recently met a woman active in the Jewish community here in Cleveland. We shared stories about our lives and how we got involved in Jewish engagement.

Rabbi Joshua Caruso
Woman carrying sign that reads "Ecological Devastation is Immoral"

This week's theme for the Poor People's Campaign is "The Right to Health and a Healthy Planet: Ecological Devastation and Health Care." While health

Jonah Baskin

This past weekend, we observed Memorial Day, when we honor and remember generations of Americans who went to war and gave their lives for freedom, for democracy, for the noblest principles of this

Rabbi Rachel Timoner

On a hot summer August day in 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped out of his car and was greeted by a mob of 700 angry white protesters in Marquette Park on Chicago’s southwest side.

Rabbi Lisa Bellows

On Monday, May 14th, I was arrested for participating in direct action with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Reviva

Rabbi Hannah Goldstein

This blog post is adapted from the prayer offered by Rabbi Sachs-Kohen at the Maryland Poor People's Campaign on Monday, May 21st. 

Rabbi Elissa Sachs-Kohen

To be an American Jew is to live in the clutch of a persistent values tension.

Rabbi Ken Chasen

On Monday, May 14, the RAC's Northern California Senior Organizer, Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller, spoke at the California launch of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.

Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller