'End Poverty Now! will be holding The Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty on Saturday October 14th, 2017.
What: The Truth Commission is part of a broader effort to revive the 1968 Poor People's Campaign led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by bringing together the struggles of the poor and dispossessed today. The event will feature testimonies from residents who will speak about their struggles involving environmental degradation, housing, quality education, healthcare, living wage jobs and the justice systems.
Childcare is provided at the event.
To register a child please call (216) 651-2606.
Why: The Truth Commission has 3 goals
1. Expose the lies that are told about poverty and the poor today
2. Begin to identify a new moral vision for our society
3. Help to develop a platform that can unite these struggles.
When: Saturday October 14th, 2017
Where: Franklin Circle Church
1688 Fulton Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
CLEAN, Cleveland Peace Action, Cleveland Jobs with Justice, Cuyahoga Progressive Caucus, For Our Future, Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, Homeless Congress, InterReligious Task Force on Central America, Move to Amend, Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless, Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality, Organize! Ohio, Peace in the Hood, Single Payer Action Network of Ohio, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, United Clevelanders Against Poverty.
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 651-2606