Rev. Dr. James Barber
will speak to us through a brief video about the new Poor People’s
Campaign, originally started by Martin Luther King in 1968.
Rev. Titus James, Sr.
Pastor of North Heights Christian Church, and Durell Gilmore, Justice
Organizer for Sunflower Community Action, will offer short responses
followed audience feedback. Laura Dungan, the Co-Director of The
Seed House, will moderate. Tom James will provide music. Mennonites and
Quakers will serve delicious refreshments.
What is the new Poor People’s Campaign?
national movement that renews Martin Luther King’s campaign against
racism, poverty, and militarism, and adds environmental degradation to
the list of problems.
Who leads this campaign?
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, is a pastor, a well-known
activist, speaker, author, and North Carolina’s NAACP president for ten
years.Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharisis co-director of the Kairos Center at Union Theological Seminary, NY.
travelling nationwide to advance the campaign by working with inclusive
state-level organizations that are eager to stand up for justice and
What is happening in Kansas?
inspired 800 energetic people when he spoke at Topeka’s First United
Methodist Church August 21.
He also trained two dozen activists who are organizing others in
preparation for rallies and trainings in KS January-April 2018 building
toward a national rally in Washington D.C. in June.Kansans are making plans to go.
Where can I get more information?
Search for “Poor People’s Campaign”
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