In advance of our webinar conversation between the Poor People’s Campaign’s Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis’ conversation with our own Rev. Andrew Wilkes, we provide an excerpt and link to “The Poor People’s Vote,” a new article on CNN’s website by Rev. Dr. Theoharis and her co-director Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II:
“A groundbreaking new report from the Poor People's Campaign (Unleashing the Power of Poor and Low-Income Americans) proves empirically what we've always known: Poor and low-income people can become a transformative new electorate . . .
Our new report challenges the myth that poor people won't vote their interests. It shows what's possible when the poor vote together to secure what they need . . .
We have seen the resurgence of a racialized strategy of divide and conquer. We've also witnessed what happens when poor people cross racial lines around a common moral agenda, even in states like Kansas and Kentucky.”
You can read the full article on CNN's site here.
Don’t forget to reserve your spot for Rev. Dr. Theoharis’ conversation with Rev. Wilkes—and our breakout conversations afterward—this evening at 7:30 PM EDT. You can RSVP here.