THE PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS (POP)
MAY 31, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE LEADERS OF THE POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN WILL SPEAK AT NEWARK RALLY The Rev Dr. William Barber II and Rev Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-chairs of the Poor People’s Campaign, will speak at a rally against poverty and injustice on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 11 am at the Lincoln Statue, 12 Springfield Avenue in Newark, NJ. The Lincoln Statue is located at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and West Market Street in downtown Newark. The event is being organized by the national Poor People’s Campaign, New Jersey Poor People's Coordinating Committee, and the People's Organization For Progress (POP). Rev Barber and Rev Theoharis will address growing poverty, economic hardship, racist terrorist attacks like that in Buffalo, gun violence and mass shootings, ecological devastation, and the need to build a national movement for social transformation. The rally will also highlight The Mass Poor People’s And Low-Wage Workers Assembly and Moral March On Washington And To The Polls that will take place June 18th in Washington, DC. If you have any questions or need additional information please call Rev Robin Tanner (704) 307-0869, National Poor People’s Campaign, Kevin Pierre (862) 202-4000, New Jersey Poor People's Coordinating Committee, or Lawrence Hamm (973) 801-0001, People’s Organization For Progress.
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