Organizers draw inspiration from biblical scripture in building a movement led by the poor. Anu talks with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, editor of the book We Cry Justice: Reading the Bible with the Poor People’s Campaign, a collection of essays from leaders across the country. Reverend Theoharis is Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice.
Victories and challenges of organizing today. Anu talks with organizers Barb Rivera of Rochester Citywide Tenants Union who fought off her own eviction and Keith Bullard of North Carolina Raise Up fighting for a $15 minimum wage. Recorded in August 2021.