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Come break bread with beautiful people on the beautiful land of Tikkun Farm. Our gracious host will provide a space for us to have a buffet style meal and watch the sneak peek of a documentary by Dara Kell, about the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Proceeds will enable those on the front lines of the social injustices in Ohio to travel to the Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington, June 20, 2020.
About the Film
We Cried Power tells the story of a bold new social movement to end poverty in the United States, led by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis. 140 million people in the United States are poor or low-wealth. In the wealthiest society in human history, nearly half of the population lives in poverty or is struggling to make ends meet and cannot afford a $400 emergency.
Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 Poor People’s Campaign -Reverend Barber, a pastor from a small town in North Carolina, joined other clergies to launch a national movement led by poor and working people. For We Cried Power during the Summer of 2018, thousands of people – Black, white, Latino, First Nation, Asian, Jewish, Muslim and Christian, people not of faith, gay, straight, young and old – work together, picking up the baton from the freedom fighters of the Civil Rights Movement.