Poor People's Campaign

With its broad sweep, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us into an unprecedented national emergency. This emergency, however, results from a deeper and much longer term crisis — that of poverty and inequality, and of a society that ignores the needs of 140 million people who are poor or a $400 emergency away from being poor.

Above, watch our discussion Thursday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 PT with MoveOn about a Moral Response to the dual crises of Pandemic and Poverty.

Click here for additional readings & resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic from the Poor People’s Campaign and our national co-chairs.