Imagining A New Poor People’s Campaign that Ends Poverty

Interview by Jim Vrettos for The Radical Imagination
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
January 24, 2016

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. started the Poor People’s Campaign as a social movement to end poverty. Today nearly 35 million Americans are still living in poverty, despite the country’s collective wealth.

On this episode of “The Radical Imagination;” host Jim Vrettos, a sociology professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice sits down with the Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis and Willie Baptist, of the Kairos Center, to discuss strategies for building a new Poor People’s Campaign and eliminating poverty.

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