Moral Monday CT will be the lead organization for the CT Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival in collaboration with CT’s Fight for $15, The New Haven Peoples Center and a host of other grassroots organizations and individuals from across the state. The campaign’s leadership in CT will be facilitated by a Coordinating Committee under the guidance of our tri-chairs, Bishop John Selders, Lady Pamela Selders (of MMCT) and Ms. Jackie Allen-Doucet (of Hartford Catholic Worker).
[Bishop & Lady Selders with National Co-Chair, The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis]
Week One (May 13-19) – SOMEBODY’S HURTING OUR PEOPLE: Children, Women, LGBTQIA Community, and People with Disabilities in Poverty
Week Two (May 20-26) – LINKING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND POVERTY: Voting Rights, Immigration, Xenophobia, Islamophobia, and the Mistreatment of Indigenous Communities
Week Three (May 27-June 2) – THE WAR ECONOMY: Militarism and the Proliferation of Gun Violence
Week Four (June 3-9) – THE RIGHT TO HEALTH AND A HEALTHY PLANET: Ecological Devastation and Health Care
Week Five (June 10-16) – EVERYBODY’S GOT THE RIGHT TO LIVE: Education, Living Wage Jobs, Income, Housing
Week Six (June 17-22) – A NEW AND UNSETTLING FORCE: Confronting the Distorted Moral Narrative
CT Poor People’s Campaign is being supported by a number of committed partner organizations to include:
Amistad United Church of Christ, Moral Monday CT, Hartford Catholic Worker, The Unitarian Universalist Society:East, The Universalist Church of West Hartford, The DUE Justice Coalition, CT Fight for $15, Mt. Aery Baptist Church-Bridgeport, AFT-Connecticut, SEIU 1199 – CT, ACLU-CT, CT Chapter – Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, NARAL Pro-Choice CT, CT-CORE Organize Now, CT Citizen Action Group, The Women’s March – CT, NOW-CT, CT Bail Fund, New London Chapter-NAACP, Central Christian Church of Danbury, New Haven People’s Center, Answer CT, Women of Justice-Northeast Region, War Resisters-CT, 32BJ SEIU-CT and a host of individual justice seeking freedom fighters!