Carroll County Poor People’s Campaign organizational meeting Saturday January 19th
By Kevin Dayhoff
Friday, January 18, 2019
There will be Poor People’s Campaign organizational meeting on Sat., Jan. 19th, 2019 at the Westminster Library, 50 East Main Street
According to Carroll County NAACP executive board member Rev. Erin Snell, there will be Poor People’s Campaign organizational meeting on Saturday January 19th, 2019 at the Westminster Library Large Meeting Room, 50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157 from 10 AM – noon.
All interested folks are welcome to attend to learn more about current Poor People’s Campaign efforts.
According to information on the flyer provided by Rev. Snell, “Join us to learn more about the new Poor People’s campaign and strategies to use in developing a plan to bring Carroll County into this movement to challenge poverty, systemic racism, the war economy, ecological devastation and our distorted national moral narrative….
“Carroll County needs a Poor People’s Campaign. 27 % of Carroll County households are struggling to pay for basic living expenses including housing, food, healthcare, and transportation.
“Across our nation there is a movement building to revive Dr. King’s vision of creating a “new and unsettling force” in this country. Together we are challenging the policies and distorted moral narratives that perpetuate oppression…”
For more information contact: Maryland@poorpeoplescampaign.org
Also find additional information on Facebook: @marylandppc – https://www.facebook.com/marylandppc/ Maryland Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival.
In case of bad weather – go to the Facebook page for more information – https://www.facebook.com/marylandppc/
For more information on a recent Carroll County NAACP and McDaniel Zepp Center visit to Marks Miss., the birthplace of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poor people’s Campaign, go here: https://patch.com/maryland/westminster/nationwide-civil-rights-education-delegation-visits-marks-miss
“I am a voice calling out across the great divide
I am only one person that feels they have to try
The questions fall like trees or dust, rise like prayers above
But the only word is ‘courage’