Poor People’s Campaign Converges on D.C. on June 18
Bishop William Barber II and Rev. Liz Theoharis, the co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign, have written a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a meeting with the White House ahead of their June 18th March on Washington. In the letter the two leaders reminded Biden that when he addressed their gathering in September 2020, he “promised that ending poverty would be more than an aspiration in your administration.”
According to Barber and Theoharis, “We have offered a moral narrative that refuses to accept the lies of scarcity or partisan gridlock as excuses for taking action. We are determined to change the conversation about what is possible, so that we can ensure all of our justice, here and now.”
This post is for subscribers only
Sign up now to read the post and get access to the full library of posts for subscribers only.
Sign up now
Already have an account? Sign in
You’ve successfully subscribed to Rising Up With Sonali
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.