Arnie Alpert and Maggie Fogarty of the NH American Friends Service Committee speak with the Reverends Eric Jackson and Jason Wells about the new Poor Peoples’ Campaign.
Transgender; HB1500 Public sector workplace safety; HB1762 and SB465 gut labor regulations; HB628 Family and Medical Leave Act; Medrim Thomson ; – ‘Johannesburg’, Gil-Scott Heron – ; Introduce Rev. Jason Wells, NH Council of Churches & ACLU; Rev. Eric Jackson, NH NAACP; Faith, in the public square; Eric and Jason speak of how they combine faith plus public affairs work; Council of Churches and NAACP stance; Poor People’s Campaign, overview, 1960’s origin, cultural transformation, disturb the unjust status quo, Rev. Barber, Fusion Coalition, Moral economy; – ‘You’ve Got to Move’, Aaron Neville – ; HB628; get people’s voices heard; Moral Economy vs. 2 year medicaid renewal cycle; Make the impossible possible; – Poverty should not mean endless burden – ; Letter delivered to legislative leadership; Organizing meetings; 40 days of moral action; Manchester NAACP events; Legislative Advocacy Day; https://poorpeoplescampaign.org/.