State House Watch Feb. 5, 2018

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/.