Michigan is among 38 U.S. states, plus Washington DC, that are mobilizing with much intensity to participate in 40 Days of Action in the Poor People's Campaign. We kick off on May 14th at state capitols with campaign programs, rallys and non-violent direct actions.
These news stories from Michigan press report some of the reasons behind this historic campaign.
- Michigan Chronicle, "Poor People’s campaign leaders meet in Detroit today, address water shutoffs" (2/23/18)
- Detroit Free Press, "Detroit comeback is leaving poor behind, activists say" (2/22/18)
- WDET, "Poor People’s Campaign Wants to Look Lawmakers in the Eye" (2/5/18)
- PRWeb, "Michigan Poor, Disenfranchised To Join The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival: Poor People, Clergy and Activists to go to the Capitol, Demanding Moral, Just Political Agenda; Vow Historic Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience, Direct Action This Spring" (2/4/18)